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A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart

Posted 2 Mar 2016 by

TUESDAY, March 1, 2016 – Drinking as little as a cup of tea daily may be good for your heart health, new research suggests. The study found that people who drank a cup of tea each day were 35 percent less likely to have a heart attack or other major cardiovascular event, compared to nondrinkers. The study also found that tea drinkers were less likely to have calcium buildup in the heart's ...

Early Promise for a Blood Thinner Without the Bleeding Risk

Posted 6 Feb 2014 by

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 – An experimental drug appears to prevent dangerous blood clots, without raising the risk of excessive bleeding – at least in animals. Scientists found that an injectable antibody protected rabbits from developing blood clots but didn't cause bleeding complications – a potential side effect of all current anti-clotting drugs. The findings, reported Feb. 5 in the journal ...

Aspirin Equals Pricier Blood Thinner for Preventing Clots: Study

Posted 4 Jun 2013 by

TUESDAY, June 4 – Aspirin appears to be just as good as more expensive, more potent blood-thinning medication for preventing blood clots after hip replacement surgery, according to new research. People who get artificial hips are at risk of serious blood clots, such as deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, after the surgery. To prevent them, doctors usually prescribe blood-thinning ...

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