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10/22/2017
Creepy Creatures Can Be Medical Marvels, Too

How modern medicine uses leeches, snakes, maggots and more to save lives

10/18/2017
Newer Blood Thinners May Not Bring Higher Bleeding Risk

Risk is similar to warfarin, study reports

9/26/2017
Genetic Testing May Help Make Blood Thinner Safer

Dosing adjustments for warfarin can be more precise, researchers say

5/15/2017
Better Treatment Might Prevent Hundreds of Thousands of Strokes

Study says too many people aren't getting meds to fight atrial fibrillation, a major cause of these attacks

3/20/2017
Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure: Study

Fewer bleeding problems reported among 'ablation' patients who took the newer blood thinner

3/14/2017
Many With Irregular Heartbeat Not on Meds They Need: Study

More than 80 percent of patients who suffered a stroke weren't getting adequate anti-clotting therapy

1/25/2017
'Ablation' Procedure Helps 3 out of 4 Patients With Irregular Heartbeat

But results may not be lasting, and patients may still need to take medications

1/6/2017
One-Third With Common Irregular Heartbeat Don't Take Blood Thinners

More than half who've had medical procedure for atrial fibrillation forgo prescribed meds

11/16/2016
Many Atrial Fibrillation Patients Missing Out on Blood Thinners

Half aren't being given these potentially lifesaving medications when discharged from hospital, researchers say