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New drug dramatically cuts risks of blood clots after hip replacement

...drug dramatically cuts the risk of blood clots after surgery and could one day...for decades, researchers say. Blood clots in the leg, a condition called...monitored to see who developed blood clots. The study showed two of the five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/01/tec_304563.shtml
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...NHLFlyers veteran listed as stableFlyers defenseman Kim mo Timonen was in stable condition in a Finland hospital after blood clots were found in both of his lungs and his right calf, general manager Ron Hextall said.Hextall said the team believes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-05/overtime
Blood clots stall Vickers

DOVER, Del. --- NASCAR driver Brian Vickers was hospitalized with blood clots in his legs and around his lungs that will prevent him from racing this weekend at Dover International Speedway.Red Bull Racing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2010-05-14/blood-clots-stall-vickers
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Blood clots sideline defensive end for season

...Pellom McDaniels, a reserve defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons, will miss the 2000 season because of small blood clots on his lungs. McDaniels, 32, first experienced shortness of breath Aug. 8 at the Falcons' first practice after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/22/pro_296436.shtml
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Tiny corkscrew stops strokes by retrieving blood clots from the brain

SAN DIEGO -- A tiny experimental corkscrew threaded deep into the brain can pluck out deadly blood clots and stop a stroke in its tracks, potentially giving doctors an entirely new tool against this major killer. Nearly 90 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/06/liv_403575.shtml
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Sergeant's death in Iraq blamed on blood clots

...medical examiner told her there were "no doubts" that blood clots that formed in her husband's leg had moved to his lungs...one of the symptoms" of thrombosis, the formation of blood clots in the legs, such as tingling, numbness, low blood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-10-09/sergeants-death-iraq-blamed-b
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FDA approves improved test to find dangerous blood clots

...nuclear-medicine test called AcuTect to help find life-threatening blood clots. With a little shot in the arm and a camera that spots...Americans a year suffer acute "deep vein thromboses," or blood clots. In at least 300,000 people, the clots will travel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/17/tec_239263.shtml
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FDA approves improved test to find dangerous blood clots

...nuclear-medicine test called AcuTect to help find life-threatening blood clots. With a little shot in the arm and a camera that spots...Americans a year suffer acute "deep vein thromboses," or blood clots. In at least 300,000 people, the clots will travel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/17/ent_239205.shtml
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NASCAR driver Brian Vickers is feeling fine this season

...for stars like Jimmie Johnson or Jeff Gordon. For Vickers, the number holds a special significance. It means the blood clots that have cost him major chunks of his career since 2010 have yet to return.He missed 25 races in 2010 when clots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-12/nascar-driver-brian-vicker
Fat hormone levels may trigger clots

...obese people develop dangerous blood clots more readily than those who are...between obesity and a higher risk for blood clots is well established, University...took nearly twice as long to form blood clots as did normal mice. The same thing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/04/tec_336678.shtml
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