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Collagen-Induced Platelet Aggregation Inhibitor from Mosquito Salivary Glands by nih.gov Posted Mon 30 Jul 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: Exposed collagen in injured blood vessels provides a substrate for platelets to adhere and aggregate initiating the first step in thrombosis, the formation of blood clots inside a blood vessel. Despite the essential role of platelets in vascular injury, excessive platelet aggregation may also result ... Read on »
A Novel, Inhibitory Platelet Surface Protein (TREM Like Transcript, TLT-1): New Target for the Treatment of Cancer, Infectious D by nih.gov Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: Triggering Receptors in Myeloid Cells (TREM) recently were discovered to modulate innate and adaptive immunity. Specifically, TREM1 amplifies the response to sepsis in innate immunity by activating neutrophils and other leukocytes; and TREM2 potentiates dendritic cell maturation in adaptive immunity. ... Read on »
Phospholipids, tissue factor and the platelet plug by pathologystudent Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm Q. I have a question about forming the platelet plug. It saysin the 6th slide on the first page that phospholipids are exposed. Phospholipids where and how does platelet aggregation affect that? If this is in the subendothelium why weren’t they exposed upon ripping or whatever caused the endothelial damage? The next slide moves to tissue factor i ... Read on »
Aspirin Therapy for Diabetes by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 11:52am Diabetic patients use different therapies to control the complication of the disorder. Aspirin is one of the most commonly used therapies for diabetic patients. Though the actual effect of aspirin towards diabetes is vague, aspirin therapy is found to be effective, up to certain extent, in diabetic patients. Aspirin therapies are generally use ... Read on »
Get better circulation with Jingui Huayu blood circulator Herbal formula by franklinb Posted Sat 19 Jun 2010 12:00am Blood Circulator from Balanceuticals This is a remarkable herbal formula which is from the Chinese, which promotes circulation throughout the entire body by opening up small veins and capillaries to increase blood flow.   I can imagine using this formula in conjunction with reflexology (hands and feet) to ... Read on »
Keep on Truckin' by jonhoward1 Posted Tue 25 Aug 2009 7:20pm I underwent chemotherapy (Cladribine -- aka Leustatin) four months ago and although 99% of the malignant cells in my peripheral blood have died off, my bone marrow response has been very slow. Dr. K wants me to remain on a one-month blood work follow up. As you can see in the graph below, my platelet count is still hovering around 100. I think that ... Read on »
BRAIN BLEEDING CAUSED BY ASPIRIN ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 22 Apr 2009 11:45pm BRAIN BLEEDING CAUSED BY ASPIRIN 23 april 2009--"The ‘wonder drug’ aspirin may cause bleeding in the brain", the Daily Express has reported. The story comes from research looking at brain scans from more than a thousand people, finding that those taking aspirin had a 70% higher chance of having microscopic bleeding in their brains. This resear ... Read on »
Is Your Aspirin Resisting You? by Chris K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:28pm Like most of you I take aspirin daily, 325mg. Even traditional cardiologists recommend aspirin for heart disease sufferers. Aspirin works by interfering with the generation of thromboxane A2 (TXA2) which is needed for platelet aggregation (clotting). The COX-1 enzyme acts on arachidonic acid (AA) to produce endoperoxides that in turn produce T ... Read on »
Health Headlines - March 5 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Experts Mixed on Diet Soda, Weight Control Nutrition experts who are soured on soda often take a sweeter view of diet soda, which doesn't contain the sugar calories that many of them blame for weight problems. Barbara Rolls, an author and nutrition expert at Penn State, is among its fans. "Diet soda gives you a tool if you use it rig ... Read on »
Heart Health in Vegans and Vegetarians by Plantarian Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 03 Feb 2011 5:10am Further evidence to follow a Plantarian rather than a Vegetarian or Vegan diet for health reasons is found in a review in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry  Jan 2011 * The  review summarizes the effect of a habitual vegetarian diet on clinical complications in relation to chemistry and biochemistry. Omnivores have a s ... Read on »