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Synthetic Red Blood Cells, NOAC’s for Atrial Fibrillation, Surgery to Ease Sciatica Pain
Researchers have managed to create artificial red blood cells that can transport medication. Compared to the popular anticoagulant Warfarin, NOAC’s…
Next Gen Blood Thinners: What’s Right for You?
Warfarin was the standard anticoagulant, but now we have a whole new group. Read on for a comparison of Coumadin to Xarelto, Eliquis and Pradaxa.
Taking opioid medications may increase your risk of developing an irregular heartbeat. Researchers examined the medical records of more than…
Quick Hits: FDA Approves New Drugs for Multiple Sclerosis, Eczema and Warning About Heart Drug
The FDA approved Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) as the first-ever drug to treat primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS), a serious form of…
Two commonly prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs taken along with a blood thinner used by patients with an irregular heartbeat may significantly…
Bisphosphonates can be taken by both men and women to treat osteoporosis. They are often prescribed during cancer treatments because…
Quick Hits: Skin Reaction Concern With Antipsychotic, & More
The antipsychotic Zyprexa (olanzapine) can cause a rare but serious skin reactionthat can progress to other parts of the body,…
More Digoxin Cautions: Use in AF, Heart Failure Raises Mortality in Meta-analysis
Researchers from Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany reported that digoxin use was linked with a 29% increased risk of mortality in…
Stroke Rounds: Opioids Linked to Afib
Analysis of data from a large observational study which consisted of 24,632 adults suggest that opioid use is associated with…
Patients who take the heart rhythm drug digoxin may face a nearly 30% greater risk of death than patients not…
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