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Genetics Home Reference: congenital afibrinogenemia by nih.gov Posted Wed 15 Feb 2012 10:51am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed February 2012 What is congenital afibrinogenemia? Congenital afibrinogenemia is a bleeding disorder cause ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Wolfram syndrome by nih.gov Posted Thu 26 Apr 2012 3:00pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed April 2012 What is Wolfram syndrome? Wolfram syndrome is a condition that a ... Read on »
Von Willebrand’s Disease (vWD)-Dog by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Sat 04 Dec 2010 6:53am What is Von Willebrand’s disease? Von Willebrand’s Disease is a common inherited bleeding disorder. Clotting is a complex mechanism. In addition to platelets, clot formation is the result of a long chain of chemical reactions carried out by individual molecules called ‘clotting factors.’ Each factor is numbered such that factor I ... Read on »
Hydroxyethyl Starch Solutions: FDA Safety Communication - Boxed Warning on Increased Mortality and Severe Renal Injury and Risk by FDA Posted Mon 24 Jun 2013 5:30pm [Posted 06/11/2013] AUDIENCE: Critical Care Medicine, Nephrology, Patient, Pharmacy, Health Professional ISSUE: FDA has analyzed recent data that indicate an increased risk of (i) mortality and renal injury requiring renal replacement therapy in critically ill adult patients, including patients with s ... Read on »
Health Headlines - August 23 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Severe Allergies Bring Back-to-School Dangers As kids head back to school, experts are urging that parents of children with allergies inform teachers and other school staff about anaphylaxis -- a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction triggered by allergens. "All school staff must be made aware of the potentially severe nature of ... Read on »
How can an embolism cause a hemorrhagic infarct? by pathologystudent Posted Mon 24 Feb 2014 12:58pm Q. I am confused as to how an embolism can cause a haemorrhagic infarct. To me, emboli are little chunks of clot that float around and get stuck in vessels. Shouldn’t this cause an ischemic infarct? Also, a hemorrhagic infarct is named for its color (not for its underlying mechanism), right? But then how do you get a hemorrhagic infarct ... Read on »
Top 10 Runners' Foot Injury Prevention List by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 05 Sep 2010 11:13am If you are a dedicated runner, you are at risk for more foot injuries than the average exerciser. Prevention of injuries is always best. If you train to run races such as 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons or triathlons, your risk for foot injuries increase even more. I have seen more than one friend over-training for these events and literally "running the ... Read on »
FDA Allows Marketing of First Hand Held Device to Aid in Detecting Life Threatening Bleeding in the Skull–Infrascanner by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 14 Dec 2011 3:31am The device is slated to give emergency room doctors a non invasive device  to determine likelihood of the brain bleeding or also known as an intracranial hematoma.  Having the device handy can also help determine if there is a need for an immediate CT scan but it is not a substitute for the procedure and only an aid to help determine the need ... Read on »
Hemophilia - For Males Only by Anthony R. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:47pm 2 Comments Hemophilia is the excessive bleeding that occurs from minor injuries or even without any obvious reason, owing to the absence or abnormality of a clotting factor in the blood. Hemophilia is passed from a parent to a child. Men with hemophilia pass the gene on to their daughters, but not their sons. These daughters’ blood usuall ... Read on »
What Is Pulmonary Embolism? by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm A pulmonary embolism (PULL-mun-ary EM-bo-lizm), or PE, is a sudden blockage in a lung artery, usually due to a blood clot that traveled to the lung from a vein in the leg. A clot that forms in one part of the body and travels in the bloodstream to another part of the body is called an embolus. ... Read on »