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Autopsy says blood clot killed Thomas

...temperature was normal. There were no visible signs of a blood clot, doctors said Wednesday. But when Thomas was being...therapy Tuesday morning, something triggered a massive blood clot in his pulmonary artery that provides blood and oxygen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/10/pro_282222.shtml
NFL
Glavine might have blood clot in shoulder

...room next to the New York Mets' clubhouse on Sunday, he said his pitching shoulder is being examined for a possible blood clot. Glavine felt coldness in his left ring finger after his start Wednesday in Philadelphia. Depending on tests in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/21/bas_93276.shtml
Baseball
Isakson back in hospital

...he's being treated for an irregular heartbeat and a blood clot in his leg.A spokeswoman for Isakson said today the...night after doctors detected an irregular heartbeat and a blood clot in his right calf during a routine checkup to monitor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-03-31/isakson-back-hospital
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Study: pregnant women and new mothers at higher risk for clots

...as possible to prevent the risk of a potentially fatal blood clot, doctors advise. Although the chances of such clots...months were four times more likely to have these serious blood clot problems than non-pregnant women. Nearly all of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/15/liv_22997.shtml
Life & style
FDA approves blood booster for cancer patients

...engineered drug, interleukin-11, is intended just for patients whose chemotherapy destroys their platelets, which help blood clot. High-dose chemotherapy can destroy various blood cells. IL-11, as the drug also is known, is derived from a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/26/tec_218130.shtml
XXX Technology
Health capsules: News and notes from the world of health

...a substance in blood called factor VII, which is involved in forming clots. Heart attacks are often triggered by a blood clot that becomes lodged in an artery narrowed by plaque buildup. Researchers from the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/27/ent_218147.shtml
Things to Do
NASCAR driver Brian Vickers is feeling fine this season

...legs and, while he was out, he had heart surgery to prevent future clots from moving through his body to his brain.A blood clot in his right calf found in October sidelined Vickers for the final five races of 2013 because he was taking blood thinners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-12/nascar-driver-brian-vicker
New stroke program improves treatment

...hospital is part of this program.A stroke occurs when the brain does not receive enough blood, often as a result of a blood clot in the brain. The best treatment for strokes caused by a clot is to give a medicine called tPA, informally known as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-06-11/new-stroke-program-improves-
Friend says man admitted to suffocating, strangling and sexually assaulting pregnant wife

...was crying by the end of the conversation."Schaefer testified that Aguigui at first told him his wife died from a blood clot. About a month later, after they had been up all night using cocaine, they got into an argument. Schaefer said he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-24/friend-says-man-admitt
Denny Hamlin and Drew Herring to sub for ailing Brian Vickers

...and the finale at Homestead on Nov. 16.Vickers is sidelined for the rest of the season undergoing treatment for a blood clot. He also drove the No. 55 Sprint Cup car for Michael Waltrip Racing; Elliott Sadler will fill in for the final four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-10-18/enny-hamlin-and-drew-herri