The present study was conducted as a part of investigation on possibilities for using H-PLLA as coating on medical devices to improve its biocompatibility by means of incorporating antiinflammatory and anti-thrombotic
properties of heparin.
HDL particles have many beneficial effects: antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, vasodilatory, antiapoptotic, and anti-thrombotic
. A better biomarker--one that reflects these functional benefits--may be cholesterol efflux capacity, as was shown in a recent study by investigators in the Dallas Heart Study (N Engl J Med.
• NQF 0435 CMS104 Stroke-2 Ischemic stroke - Discharged on anti-thrombotic
Global healthcare company Merck (NYSE:MRK)(MSD outside the US and Canada) announced on Wednesday that the New Drug Application (NDA) for its investigational anti-thrombotic
medicine, vorapaxar, has been accepted for standard review by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Newer Anti-platelet and Anti-thrombotic
Drugs on the Horizon.
Their topics include cilostazol and dipyridamole: much more than weak inhibition of platelets, unfractionated heparin and low molecular weight heparin in ischemic heart disease, vitamin K antagonists, anti-thrombotic
strategies in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary interventions, and anti-thrombotic
therapy in venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Researchers point out that dark chocolate contains polyphenols - specifically flavonoids from the cocoa bean - that are thought to help reduce blood pressure and have anti-inflammatory, anti-thrombotic
and metabolic effects.
Our next questions were, 'Is this compound anti-thrombotic
? Can it prevent blood clots?" said Flaumenhaft.
As a result, many older West Virginians are prescribed an anti-thrombotic
therapy, aspirin, clopidogrel, dabigatran, warfarin, or a combination of these medications.
It has been estimated that 2-4 persons per 1000 require anticoagulant and anti-thrombotic
therapy each year for symptomatic deep-vein thrombosis and/or pulmonary embolism (Wang et al., 2007).
He said the overall strategy for the coming year was to maximise opportunities for its Fruitflow drink, which has already undergone a series of human trials to test its anti-thrombotic
The health claims situation has been causing considerable difficulties in some parts of the functional foods market, although the heart-health sector has fared better than many, with heart healthy ingredients such as plant sterols/stanols for cholesterol reduction and the Fruitflow anti-thrombotic
tomato extract both providing sufficient evidence to have their health claims approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).