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...Europe - all of which can mean long flights and potential health considerations. Among the most worrisome is deep-vein thrombosis, the potentially fatal blood clotting - also known as "economy-class syndrome" - that can occur when sitting...
Study: pregnant women and new mothers at higher risk for clots

...clots in leg veins (known as deep vein thrombosis) and clots that broke loose...embolism). The incidences of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism were...blood clots in leg veins. Deep vein thrombosis, most commonly known as a...
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Blood test could help with heart screenings

...said. The D-dimer blood test is currently used to help detect blood clots in the body, most often to look for deep vein thrombosis or blood clots in the leg. "The test is designed to pick up the breakdown product of clots," said MCG cardiology...
Vickers had heart surgery

...He says doctors found he suffers from May-Thurner syndrome, a blood clot disorder that increases the risk of deep vein thrombosis.The 26-year-old Vickers says doctors have told him he's still on track to return to racing next season...
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...induce fatigue and, in rare cases, cause blood clots that can lead to life-threatening conditions, such as deep vein thrombosis." The American Chiropractic Association recommends the following exercises to help travelers avoid muscle tension...
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Estrogen-only pills increase older women's risk for clots

...Helzner said the results confirm information that is already on the pills' label. Most study women with clots had deep vein thrombosis, which involves clots that form in large veins, usually in the leg. These clots can travel to the lungs, sometimes...
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From 'morbid obesity' to 'Wow!' - a step-by-step journey

...died." "How?" I said, shocked. "I think it was her weight," Lynn said. At age 48, Yvonne Bry died of deep vein thrombosis, according to her family. Whether her weight was a direct factor may never be known, but the diagnosis has been...
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New drug dramatically cuts risks of blood clots after hip replacement

...a blood thinner that has been used for decades, researchers say. Blood clots in the leg, a condition called deep-vein thrombosis, are a common complication of major operations such as hip replacement. The clots can be deadly if they break...
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