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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
The safety risk of shrinking airline seats questioned by DOT

...quite honestly," Kane said.On long flights, there is another risk for fliers: deep vein thrombosis, where a blood clot forms, typically in a leg vein. If that clot gets lose and travels into the lungs, it can cause a blockage.Nimia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-14/safety-risk-shrinking-airl
Brain stents show big promise for certain stroke patients

...to open clogged heart arteries can be used to clear a blood clot in the brain, greatly lowering the risk a patient will...000 strokes in the U.S. each year are caused by a blood clot lodged in the brain. The usual treatment is clot-dissolving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-11/brain-stents-show-big-promise-certa
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
A look at 'unexpected' deaths in community care homes

...began screaming and fell to the floor dead. She had fainted twice July 21 and again July 25. Her cause of death was a blood clot. Her caregiver told the investigator that "fainting" was a behavioral issue 10 years earlier. ? According to an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-21/look-unexpected-deaths-commu
Brian Vickers getting back in action after heart surgery

...since 2010.Vickers missed the final five races of the 2013 season because he was placed on blood thinners to treat a blood clot in his right calf. He also missed 25 races during the 2010 season when clots were discovered in his legs and lungs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-06/brian-vickers-getting-back
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
Latest News
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
Braves: Minor injury's potential impact

...saying Olivera has UCL damage that could require Tommy John surgery, which only adds to questions surrounding a previous blood clot problem and fatigue issues on the field. Olivera certainly comes with questions and concerns, but the talent on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-03-09/braves-minor
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...

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