Cholesterol-lowering drugs could prevent the formation of blood clots in the vein by as much as 25 percent.
A second participant involved in Zafgen's late phase trial for an obesity drug has died.
Researchers have identified a compound that might stall the progression of Alzheimer's by interfering with the role amyloid-β which is a small protein that forms plaques in Alzheimer's brains and contributes to the formation of blood clots.
Researchers found that women who underwent emergency C-sections have a 12 percent higher risk of stillbirths in their next pregnancy.
A new study suggests that seniors who have irregular heartbeats known as atrial fibrillation are more likely to experience faster memory loss than seniors with normal heart.
Study reports that taking popular antidepressants, such as Prozac and Zoloft, before a surgery could pose dangerous health complications.
Chocolates being the best gift for only women may soon be the thing of past, as scientists discover that the sweet bar of sins has significant health benefits for men folks well. So you may soon see pumped up men with chocolate bars, for all good reasons. A new study by researchers from University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health suggests that men who consume dark chocolate reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke. Dark chocolate apparently has anti-clotting effects which gets activate within two hours of consumption in both sexes, but the effect is more pronounced in men.
Scientists from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) claim that they may have discovered a new way to prevent strokes in patients at high risk. The research was led by professor Donald Singer, Professor of Therapeutics, and professor Chris Imray from UHCW.