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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Warfarin increases risk of stroke among atrial fibrillation patients in first 30 days of use

Patients with atrial fibrillation – an irregular and often abnormally fast heartbeat – have nearly double the risk of suffering a stroke in the first 30 days after starting to take the anti-clotting drug warfarin compared to non-users, according to … Continue reading

Published Thursday, December 19th, 2013 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology

Freezing semen doubles the chances of fatherhood for men after treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma

Men with Hodgkin lymphoma who want to become fathers after their cancer treatment have greatly increased chances of doing so if they have frozen and stored semen samples beforehand, according to research published online in Europe’s leading reproductive medicine journal … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cancer, Fertility