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Laryngohyoid fractures in fatal nonhomicidal falls from a height - E ş H, Şahin MF, Özdemir E.
This study has aimed to investigate the incidence of laryngohyoid fractures in nonh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

More Post-endoscopy GI Bleeding With Warfarin Than Direct Oral Anticoagulants More Post-endoscopy GI Bleeding With Warfarin Than Direct Oral Anticoagulants
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Brain bleeding after stroke may be healed by immune cells
A study funded by the National Institutes of Health suggests that immune cells called neutrophils play a critical role in protecting the brain after a stroke. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immune cells may heal bleeding brain after strokes
NIH-funded preclinical rodent study points to neutrophils for potential treatment options. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 20, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Supplement warning: Overdosing on THIS vitamin could cause deadly brain bleeding
SUPPLEMENTING with vitamin B3 - also known as niacin - could help ward off Alzheimer ’s disease and help digestion, but taking too much could harm the liver and cause brain bleeding. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immune cells may heal bleeding brain after strokes
(NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) By studying rodents, researchers showed that instead of attacking germs, some neutrophils may help heal the brain after an intracerebral hemorrhage, a form of stroke caused by ruptured blood vessels. The study suggests that two neutrophil-related proteins may play critical roles in protecting the brain from stroke-induced damage and could be used as treatments for intracerebral hemorrhage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nerf Gun Darts May Inflict Serious Eye Injuries, Doctors Warn
A recent report published earlier this week details 3 patients with serious eye injuries after being struck with nerf darts which, in one patient led to bleeding in the eye (known as a hyphema), along with blurred vision and chronic pain. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Velico Medical raises another $19m for Frontline ODP spray-dried plasma
Velico Medical said today that it raised another $19 million for the Frontline ODP spray-dried plasma product it’s developing. Beverly, Mass.-base Velico said the $18.9 million contribution comes from the U.S. Health & Human Services Dept.’s Biomedical Advanced Research & Development Authority. It’s the third option under a contract with Velico that runs through November 2019, taking BARDA’s funding of the company to a total of $46.5 million. Velico said the non-dilutive BARDA funding is slated for commercial development of a system to produce the plasma on demand at blood collection an...
Source: Mass Device - September 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Blood Management Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat Velico Medical Inc. Source Type: news

Nerf guns can lead to serious eye injuries, doctors warn
Medics said they had treated patients with internal bleeding around the eye and blurred vision. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

H & H Medical Announces Acquisition of Rights to SWAT-T Tourniquet
H&H Medical Corporation, a leading provider of emergency trauma products, is proud to announce the acquisition of the right to produce the SWAT-T elastic tourniquet from TEMS Solutions, LLC. The addition of this product will expand H&H Medical’s line of “Stop The Bleed” products available to military and civilian customers worldwide. The SWAT-T was developed by a former Operator/Medic with 14 years’ experience in Operational Medicine - former USAF Pararescue Journeyman (Para-Jumper or PJ), Contractor DoJ/FBI SWAT Operations, National Registry Paramedic, and Emergency Medicine Physician. The ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - September 18, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: H & H Medical Tags: Trauma Industry News Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

H & H Medical Announces Acquisition of Rights to SWAT-T Tourniquet
H&H Medical Corporation, a leading provider of emergency trauma products, is proud to announce the acquisition of the right to produce the SWAT-T elastic tourniquet from TEMS Solutions, LLC. The addition of this product will expand H&H Medical’s line of “Stop The Bleed” products available to military and civilian customers worldwide. The SWAT-T was developed by a former Operator/Medic with 14 years’ experience in Operational Medicine - former USAF Pararescue Journeyman (Para-Jumper or PJ), Contractor DoJ/FBI SWAT Operations, National Registry Paramedic, and Emergency Medicine Physician. The ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 18, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: H & H Medical Tags: Trauma Industry News Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

H & H Medical Announces Acquisition of Rights to SWAT-T Tourniquet
H&H Medical Corporation, a leading provider of emergency trauma products, is proud to announce the acquisition of the right to produce the SWAT-T elastic tourniquet from TEMS Solutions, LLC. The addition of this product will expand H&H Medical’s line of “Stop The Bleed” products available to military and civilian customers worldwide. The SWAT-T was developed by a former Operator/Medic with 14 years’ experience in Operational Medicine - former USAF Pararescue Journeyman (Para-Jumper or PJ), Contractor DoJ/FBI SWAT Operations, National Registry Paramedic, and Emergency Medicine Physician. The ...
Source: JEMS Operations - September 18, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: H & H Medical Tags: Trauma Industry News Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

Review: Colbert Aside, Inclusive Winners Made for a Refreshing, Sharp Emmys
Last year’s Emmys were memorable — insofar as casual TV viewers remember any single Emmys ceremony beyond the night it airs — for two things. One was host Jimmy Kimmel’s vocal anger over then-presidential nominee Donald Trump, at one point yelling at audience member Mark Burnett, the former producer of The Apprentice. The other was the dominance of Game of Thrones. It’s hard to say which absence was more striking during this year’s Emmy Awards, which aired Sunday night. Game of Thrones‘s ineligibility for awards (having aired outside the eligibility window this year) opened the doo...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Daniel D’Addario Tags: Uncategorized awards Source Type: news

Here ’s What Kids Should Know About Tattoos and Piercings
If teen trends lose their edge when adults find out about them, then this week may bring a sign that tattoos have finally gone mainstream. The American Academy of Pediatrics issued its first-ever recommendations on tattoos, body piercing and “scarification,” the practice of intentionally scarring skin into words or a design by burning or cutting it, in a clinical report released Monday in the journal Pediatrics. The association of pediatricians typically publishes guidance on health topics like vaccinations, nutrition and puberty. But the popularity of tattoos—three in 10 Americans reported they had at le...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Pediatrics piercing public health scars tattoo risks tattoos Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to stop bleeding: Eight effective home remedies
In this article, learn about eight effective home remedies to stop bleeding, including tea, ice, and mouthwash. How can infection be prevented? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Bloating or bleeding: Symptoms of the FIVE gynaecological cancers YOU should know
WOMB, ovarian, cervical, vaginal and vulval cancers are the types of gynaecological cancers, but few women know the symptoms of the diseases. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical Laboratories Could Be Threatening the Survival of Horseshoe Crabs
Horseshoe crabs have been utilized by the biomedical industry to save millions of lives around the globe for years. But now researchers fear the practice of bleeding them may be threatening their survival Many medical laboratory scientists are aware that horseshoe crabs are harvested to get their blue blood and the limulus amebocyte lysate, or […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - September 15, 2017 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Management & Operations Source Type: news

ESC Guideline Update on Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in CAD ESC Guideline Update on Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in CAD
The latest advice in this controversial area advocates a personalized-medicine approach based on ischemic vs bleeding risks, where each treatment and its duration is individualized as much as possible.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Endometriosis and the gift of motherhood
When my first period came at age 13, it involved blood clots and extreme pain. I didn’t know what to expect or what was considered “normal,” but thankfully, my mother did. She recognized that my symptoms were unusual and immediately took me to see my pediatrician. I was first prescribed birth control pills, which seemed to help initially, but when my period remained heavy and painful, I was put on a different birth control pill that enabled me to have my period only four times a year. I thought my situation was normal – albeit uncomfortable and inconvenient. No one ever suggested that painful period...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - September 14, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Alice Hales Tags: Our Patients’ Stories Teen Health endometriosis Marc Laufer Source Type: news

Blood cancer warning: Only a third of people in UK know THESE three common deadly types
BLOOD cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, but the majority of people in the UK can ’t identify the most common symptoms, which include fatigue, joint pain and unusual bleeding. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IRRAS Strengthens Executive and Commercial Teams with Appointments of Karl-Matthias Moehlmann and Klemens Fölling
LA JOLLA, Calif., LAICHINGEN, Germany and STOCKHOLM, Sept. 13, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- IRRAS, a commercial-stage medical technology company developing breakthrough devices for a broad range of intracranial bleeding applications a... Devices, Neurology, Personnel IRRAS, IRRAflow, stroke, intracranial pressure (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GI Bleeding Among Patients Admitted to Medical ICUs GI Bleeding Among Patients Admitted to Medical ICUs
This study aimed to identify the incidence of and risk factors for developing GI bleeding in patients in a medical ICU. Have there been significant changes in incidence over time?Frontline Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Powdered blood that's ready to use in an instant
Victims of heavy bleeding requires a rapid transfusion of plasma — the liquid part of blood that’s rich in healing proteins. And a new invention could do just that. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ’s How the iPhone 8’s Wireless Charging Could Work
One of the most buzzworthy new features expected to debut on Apple’s long-awaited 10th anniversary iPhone (possibly called the iPhone 8 or iPhone X) is a technology that’s existed in consumer gadgets for years: wireless charging. As appealing as the concept of charging your phone without those annoying cables may sound, the concept’s name is misleading. You still need to plug your charger into an outlet, then make sure your phone is within range of it. It’s that wireless charging eliminates the need to actually plug anything into the phone itself. Instead, you rest the device on a compatible chargin...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Eadicicco Tags: Uncategorized Apple iPhone 2017 iPhone 8 Smartphones wireless charging Source Type: news

What Proteins Cause Cow ’ s Milk Protein Allergy?
Discussion Cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) is one of the most common food allergies. It is estimated to have an incidence of 2-7.5% in infants and a prevalence of 0.5% in breastfeed infants. The prevalence decreases with age at 1% in children> or = 6 years. CMPA does not have a laboratory test and therefore is a clinical diagnosis. It is defined as a “hypersensitivity reaction brought on by specific immunologic mechanisms to cow’s milk.” Generally symptoms present within the first month of life and involve 2 of more systems with 2 or more symptoms. Systems are dermatologic (including atopic der...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 11, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Platelet Testing Guides Prasugrel-to-Clopidogrel Switch Post-ACS Platelet Testing Guides Prasugrel-to-Clopidogrel Switch Post-ACS
The TROPICAL-ACS trial has validated a new"deescalation" regimen of antiplatelet therapy that could be applicable to patients unsuitable for long-term potent therapy due to bleeding or affordability concerns.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Hands On Product Reviews September 2017
Tourniquet Torque Tourniquets save lives. We know this all too well from military and recent civilian use of the high-quality commercial tourniquets now on the market. Training in the use of these devices typically needs to be modified from actual application because a properly applied and correctly tightened tourniquet hurts—a lot. The new HapMed Tourniquet Trainer from Chi Systems replicates a heavily traumatized leg with an above-knee amputation. A series of LED lights simulate blood flow making for a no-mess setup. Sensors inside the leg read the pressure exerted by the tourniquet and display information about p...
Source: JEMS Operations - September 7, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Fran Hildwine, BS, NREMT-P Tags: Columns Operations Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

Alnylam suspends dosing in bleeding disorder study after patient death
(Reuters) - Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday it stopped giving doses of its experimental drug for a rare bleeding disorder to patients enrolled in its clinical studies after one patient died. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Alnylam suspends bleeding disorder trial dosing after patient death
(Reuters) - U.S. drug developer Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday it stopped giving doses of its experimental drug for a rare bleeding disorder to patients enrolled in its clinical studies following a patient's death. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

CYP2C9 Variants Linked to Clinical Events in VTE
Risk of any clinical event, death, non - major bleeding up for seniors treated with vitamin K antagonists (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Predicting Bleeding Risk During DAP Therapy After ACS Predicting Bleeding Risk During DAP Therapy After ACS
The authors present a risk model that can inform risk-benefit considerations by predicting an individual patient's bleeding risk during DAPT treatment in the post-ACS setting.Heart (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

NHS botched up a removal of the contraceptive implant
Megan O'Shea, 24, from Whitfield, said at one point a nurse used her entire little finger to try and grasp the implant, leaving her bleeding with 'torn up' skin. She has issued a complaint against NHS Tayside. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA: Forced Air Warmers Helpful, Not Harmful, During Surgery FDA: Forced Air Warmers Helpful, Not Harmful, During Surgery
Use of thermoregulating devices during surgery, including forced air warmers, result in less bleeding, faster recovery times, and decreased risk for infection for patients, the FDA says.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Alert Source Type: news

IRRAS Appoints Fredrik Alpsten as Chief Financial Officer and Deputy CEO
Mr. Alpsten will Lead the Development of IRRAS' Global Finance Strategies STOCKHOLM, Aug. 30, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- IRRAS, a commercial-stage medical technology company developing breakthrough devices for a broad range of in... Devices, Neurosurgery, Monitoring, Personnel IRRAS, IRRAflow, stroke, ICP , intracranial bleeding (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Anti-inflammatory drug may help prevent heart attacks
Conclusion This well-conducted study shows promising signs that canakinumab may reduce the risk of future heart attacks and other cardiovascular events in people who've had them in the past. But before any changes are made to the current licensing of this drug, further research is needed to confirm the beneficial effects and the optimal dose. Most importantly, researchers will need to focus on the observation that the drug lowered white blood cell counts and increased the risk of fatal infection. They estimated around 1 in every 300 people taking canakinumab would die of a fatal infection. This number, while low, is sti...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart/lungs Source Type: news

CCEMS & ESD 48 First in U.S. to Deploy Whole Blood
On August 24, 2017 at approximately 7:30 pm Cypress Creek EMS became one of only two ground EMS systems in the country to carry Whole Blood in the field 24/7/365. The other agency is our partner in the program, Harris County ESD 48 Fire Department/EMS which deployed whole blood on Friday August 18. Exactly one year ago, CCEMS deployed packed red blood cells and plasma for the first time. Since then 133 units have been administered to 72 patients. About 56% percent were medical in nature such as gastrointestinal bleeding and 44% were trauma patients. Here’s the breakdown on trauma. While we enjoyed great success wit...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 30, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Cypress Creek EMS Tags: Patient Care Industry News Source Type: news

CCEMS & ESD 48 First in U.S. to Deploy Whole Blood
On August 24, 2017 at approximately 7:30 pm Cypress Creek EMS became one of only two ground EMS systems in the country to carry Whole Blood in the field 24/7/365. The other agency is our partner in the program, Harris County ESD 48 Fire Department/EMS which deployed whole blood on Friday August 18. Exactly one year ago, CCEMS deployed packed red blood cells and plasma for the first time. Since then 133 units have been administered to 72 patients. About 56% percent were medical in nature such as gastrointestinal bleeding and 44% were trauma patients. Here’s the breakdown on trauma. While we enjoyed great success wit...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 30, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Cypress Creek EMS Tags: Patient Care Industry News Source Type: news

H & H Medical Announces Product Mobile App for IOS and Android
WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA - H&H Medical Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of emergency first aid products, announced today the availability of a mobile application for users to learn about H&H Medical products, how they treat severe injuries and medical emergencies, and step-by-step instructions on how to use them. The app was designed to help users quickly identify the products they might need to treat a particular medical emergency. While not designed as a training tool, the app does provide information about products for treating severe bleeding, sealing chest wounds, addressing a tension pneumothora...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 30, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: H & H Medical Tags: Operations Industry News Source Type: news

H & H Medical Announces Product Mobile App for IOS and Android
WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA - H&H Medical Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of emergency first aid products, announced today the availability of a mobile application for users to learn about H&H Medical products, how they treat severe injuries and medical emergencies, and step-by-step instructions on how to use them. The app was designed to help users quickly identify the products they might need to treat a particular medical emergency. While not designed as a training tool, the app does provide information about products for treating severe bleeding, sealing chest wounds, addressing a tension pneumothora...
Source: JEMS Operations - August 30, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: H & H Medical Tags: Operations Industry News Source Type: news

Suicide a Danger for Some Women During Pregnancy: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 28, 2017 -- Pregnancy isn't always a happy time. Suicide is a leading cause of death among pregnant and recently pregnant women, a new study finds. " Suicide is up there with causes of death like bleeding and high blood pressure, " said... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 28, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hospital HORRORS: Cancer patient poisoned with chemo, then left HALF-NAKED on gurney for 13 hours after blood became infected
(Natural News) Chemotherapy is no joke. This toxic chemical treatment has debilitating side effects, including anemia, bleeding, infections, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, constipation, hair loss, mouth sores and extreme fatigue, to name just a few. Imagine trying to deal with all that and then being left lying “half-naked” on a hospital gurney in the corridor... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Atrial fibrillation and blood pressure: More than just a number (AFFIRM)
(European Society of Cardiology) New research presented at ESC Congress today shows, for the first time, that blood pressure control is pivotal in reducing major bleeding and stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Apixaban lowers stroke risk in AF patients undergoing cardioversion (EMANATE)
(European Society of Cardiology) Apixaban lowers the risk of stroke compared to warfarin in anticoagulation-na ï ve patients with atrial fibrillation scheduled for elective cardioversion, according to late-breaking results from the EMANATE trial presented today in a Hot Line LBCT Session at ESC Congress. Rates of bleeding were similar between the two groups. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COMPASS: Rivaroxaban Success in Secondary CV Prevention COMPASS: Rivaroxaban Success in Secondary CV Prevention
The combination of a low dose of the factor Xa inhibitor rivaroxaban in combination with aspirin was associated with a reduction in ischemic events and mortality and a superior net clinical benefit, balancing the bleeding risk in patients with stable atherosclerotic disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

ESC: Unexpected Results with Direct Thrombin Inhibitor in PCI (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Bivalirudin doesn't reduce bleeding in registry-based VALIDATE-SWEDEHEART (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Bayer ’s Xarelto® significantly lowered the combined risk of stroke, cardiovascular death and heart attack in patients with chronic coronary or peripheral artery disease by 24% (for specialized target groups only)
Importantly, rivaroxaban vascular dose, 2.5 mg twice daily, plus aspirin 100 mg once daily showed an unprecedented 42% relative risk reduction in stroke and 22% in cardiovascular death compared with aspirin 100 mg once daily alone / Bleeding rates were low, and while major bleeding was increased, notably there was no significant increase in intracranial or fatal bleeding / This combination regimen demonstrated a substantial improvement in net clinical benefit of 20% (Source: Bayer Company News)
Source: Bayer Company News - August 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How utilitarian are you? Personality quiz
A critical decision in a life or death situation could determine the fate of you and your group. Consider this scenario and discover what it says about youHow utilitarian are you, and what does this predict about your personality? What would you do when faced with the following dilemma …You and three other people are trapped in a mine. One of the other three is bleeding and will die within the hour without medical attention. The rescue team says it will take 36 hours to reach you, and also that given the size of the space you are trapped in there is only enough oxygen for three people to survive for 36 hours, but de...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 27, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ben Ambridge Tags: Life and style Psychology Science Source Type: news

When two is better than three: Dual antithrombotic therapy cuts bleeding risk
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) Clinical trial finds that dabigatran dual therapy after stenting reduced bleeding risk for patients with atrial fibrillation compared with standard triple therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can Magnesium Stop Bleeding in ICH, Improve Outcomes? Can Magnesium Stop Bleeding in ICH, Improve Outcomes?
Low serum magnesium in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage is associated with larger hematomas and worse functional outcomes, suggesting that it may play an important role in coagulation and hemostasis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Meth Abuse Could Up Stroke Risk in Younger Users
Most of these strokes involve bleeding into the brain: studySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Methamphetamine, Stroke (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news