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COVID-19 causes ‘hyperactivity’ in blood-clotting cells

Changes in blood platelets triggered by COVID-19 could contribute to the onset of heart attacks, strokes, and other serious complications in some patients who have the disease, according to University of Utah Health scientists. The researchers found that inflammatory proteins... Continue Reading →

An Astronaut Got a Blood Clot in Space. Here’s How Doctors on Earth Fixed It.

An unidentified astronaut aboard the International Space Station had a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) — or blood clot — in the jugular vein of their neck, according to a new case study. The astronaut's identity and exactly when the incident... Continue Reading →

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