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Treating Pulmonary Embolism: How Safe and Effective Are New Devices?

October 10, 2019

Scientific statement from AHA, led by Penn Medicine, identifies risks and benefits of novel interventional devices compared to…
Study shows surprising trends for a serious lung condition

August 14, 2019

Pulmonary embolism is a potentially life-threatening condition, in which blood clots migrate to arteries in the lungs, with…
How do clots become firm in the presence of blood flow? A new engineered tissue model has answers

August 7, 2019

Blood clotting is one of the most critical, protective processes in human physiology. When something goes wrong with…
Targeting inflammation to better understand dangerous blood clots

June 14, 2019

It’s the third deadliest cardiovascular diagnosis, but doctors are still often stumped to explain why 40% of patients…
Impeding White Blood Cells in Antiphospholipid Syndrome Reduced Blood Clots

April 25, 2019

For men and women affected with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), blood thinners are the main treatment option. “Unfortunately, treatment…
Antibodies stabilise plaque in arteries

March 25, 2019

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have found that type IgG antibodies play an unexpected role in atherosclerosis. A study on…
Potential new therapy for Crohn’s, colitis identified

March 14, 2019

People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) live with frequent, miserable episodes of abdominal pain, diarrhea and in severe…
Blood clot discovery could pave way for treatment of blood diseases

February 15, 2019

Scientists have discovered new ways in which the body regulates blood clots, in a discovery which could one…
Observation of blood vessel cells changing function could lead to early detection of blocked arteries

November 6, 2018

A study in mice has shown that it may be possible to detect the early signs of atherosclerosis,…
Pancreatic Cancer Could Be More Treatable With Research On Clots

October 30, 2018

You’re experiencing jaundice, abdominal pain or constipation. And by then, you may be too late. Pancreatic cancer symptoms…
Team uses nanotechnology to create clot-less stent

September 24, 2018

A group of University of Iowa researchers with expertise in neuroscience, pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, biomedical engineering, and nanofabrication…
Video of blood clot contraction reveals how platelets naturally form unobtrusive clots

November 16, 2017

The first view of the physical mechanism of how a blood clot contracts at the level of individual platelets is giving researchers from…
How and Why Blood Clots Shrink

November 10, 2017

Blood clotting is the “Jekyll and Hyde” of biological processes. It’s a lifesaver when you’re bleeding, but gone…
Lizard venom may contain clues to treating blood clots

August 8, 2017

Various types of lizard venom are being studied as possible treatments for blood clotting diseases that lead to…
New ultrasound ‘drill’ targets deep vein blood clots

June 15, 2017

Researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a…
Double trouble? Study probes link between common clotting conditions

February 15, 2017

Medical disorders related to blood clots are major contributors to disease and death worldwide. Two such disorders —…
Preventing blood clots with a new metric for health function

February 7, 2017

The heart is a wonder of design – a pump that can function for 80 years, and billions…
Preventing blood clots with a new metric for heart function

January 31, 2017

The heart is a wonder of design – a pump that can function for 80 years, and billions…
Capsule for severe bleeding disorder moves closer to reality

December 24, 2016

NIH-funded Researchers navigate harsh digestive environment to orally deliver essential clotting factor Motivated by the tribulations of hemophilia…
Smart patch releases blood thinners as needed

November 28, 2016

Also prevents thrombosis in animal model An interdisciplinary team of researchers has developed a smart patch designed to…
A lot of blood, for no reason? Common, costly clot test has few benefits

November 4, 2016

A half billion dollars – at least — gets spent each year on blood tests to see which…
Computing the Formation and Growth of a Blood Clot

October 29, 2016

With help from three systems of supercomputers, including the High Performance Computing Clusters on campus, Yale researchers are…
How Mechanical Force Triggers Blood Clotting at the Molecular Scale

August 20, 2016

Using a unique single-molecule force measurement tool, a research team has developed a clearer understanding of how platelets…
Research note: Pulmonary embolism treatment widely used, despite uncertain benefit

March 25, 2016

Despite being costly and of little proven benefit, a procedure for treating pulmonary embolism with blood clot filters…
Clot-busting therapy reduces mortality in deadliest form of stroke

February 20, 2016

Phase-3 clinical trial results demonstrate first effective treatment for severe type of bleeding stroke The use of clot-busting…
Study: Blood vessels store, secrete key blood-clotting protein

November 3, 2015

Rice University researchers solve long-standing mystery about hemophilia protein Rice University scientists have solved a long-standing mystery about…
Investigating AAAs with XSEDE

October 9, 2015

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a vascular disease that affects tens of thousands of people around the world…
New method could detect blood clots anywhere in the body with a single scan

August 22, 2015

A blood clot is a dangerous health situation with the potential to trigger heart attacks, strokes and other…
New clot-busting treatment targets number one killer

August 4, 2015

Australian researchers funded by the National Heart Foundation are a step closer to a safer and more effective…
Artificial blood vessels become resistant to thrombosis

August 3, 2015

Scientists from ITMO University developed artificial blood vessels that are not susceptible to blood clot formation. The achievement…
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