American Heart Association

Eating lots of common nutrient raises risk of clots


Eating a lot of a common nutrient found in a variety of foods — including meat, eggs and milk — raises your risk of clots, new data suggest.

The study, published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, provides the first direct evidence in humans that […]

Clot-removing therapy saves lives, but few have access

Research shows that endovascular therapy — which removes the clots in the brain — saves lives. But patients often don’t receive or have access to the therapy.

About 15 percent of stroke patients are eligible for endovascular therapy, which involves using a catheter to remove clots in the brain, according […]

February 23rd, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments