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- International Health News Letter to the Editor – January 2003
- LETTER TO THE EDITOR – JANUARY 2003 Does folic acid make ones blood thinner like aspirin does? KAF, USA Editor: Folic acid can affect blood coagulation, but as far as I know, only in fairly large doses (10 mg/day). It has only been checked in people with high homocysteine levels, so I don't know if
03/02/04, 2733 bytes
- Vasectomy and cardiovascular disease
... cases where the vasectomy had been performed 20 years earlier. The researchers also found no evidence of a greater incidence of inflammation, blood coagulation problems, peripheral arterial disease, i.e. intermittent claudication, or atherosclerosis or hardened arteries among men who had had a vasectomy
03/02/04, 3789 bytes
- International Health News Letter to the Editor – March 2003
... . Long-term effects of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on haemostatic variables and bleeding episodes in patients with coronary artery disease. Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis, Vol. 6, 1995, pp. 17-22 CATEGORY SEARCH HOMEPAGE KEYWORD SEARCH Copyright 2004 by Hans R. Larsen www.yourhealthbase.com International
03/02/04, 3004 bytes
- No benefits of hormone therapy
... were: * HRT does not reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in postmenopausal women with heart disease; * HRT doubles the risk of blood clots (venous thromboembolism); * HRT increases the risk of gallstones and subsequent gallbladder (biliary tract) surgery by 50 per cent. There was a slight, but
03/02/04, 5663 bytes
- Sales of herbal medicines soar
... hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), and horse chestnut seed extracts are fully comparable to conventional medicines in the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency (dull ache in legs, edema, and superficial varicose veins). Dr. Ernst specifically notes that saw palmetto was found to be as effective as
03/02/04, 4136 bytes
- New test accurately detects Helicobacter pylori infection
... ingesting the urease the new test measures the presence of labelled carbon in bicarbonate in the blood. All that is required is a standard sample of venous blood drawn 30 minutes after urease ingestion. The new test is not only less invasive, cheaper, and easier to perform than previous tests, but it
03/02/04, 4121 bytes
- Homocysteine: cause or effect?
... death in patients who also suffer from renal failure, coronary heart disease, peripheral artery disease, diabetes, systemic lupus erythematosus or venous thromboembolism. Case-control studies have found that homocysteine levels as little as five micromol/L above normal can increase cardiovascular disease
03/02/04, 4560 bytes
- Warfarin promotes bone fractures
... of the vertebrae and ribs. Their study involved 572 women (99 per cent white) aged 35 to 95 years (average age of 63.9 years) who had experienced a venous thromboembolism (blood clot) prior to their entry into the study during the period 1966 to 1990. The women were all prescribed warfarin after their
03/02/04, 4159 bytes
- Oxidative stress associated with cognitive decline
... to cells and DNA is the major cause of aging. There is substantial evidence that oxidative stress is intimately associated with atherosclerosis and thrombosis (blood clot formation). Now researchers at the Hopital de la Salpetriere report that oxidative stress is also involved in mental (cognitive)
03/02/04, 4848 bytes
- Estrogen replacement therapy does not halt Alzheimer's disease
... women who had undergone a hysterectomy were included in the trial. Twenty-three of the women did not complete the trial; four episodes of deep vein thrombosis and four episodes of vaginal bleeding occurred in the estrogen groups (the women experiencing vaginal bleeding were found not to have had a hysterectomy
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