How to know if you have a blood clot: Symptoms and treatment

Being aware of the signs and symptoms of blood clots can help people seek treatment if they experience them. Blood clots are semisolid clumps of blood that form in veins or arteries. A blood clot may be stationary (known as a thrombus) and block the flow of blood. Or, it might break free (known as […]

’I’ve never seen such sticky blood’

COVID-19 leads to blood clots in a significant number of people who have a severe form of the disease. In an interview with Medical News Today, thrombosis expert Prof. Beverley Hunt explains why blood clots are dangerous for those with the new coronavirus. Share on...

High blood pressure during and after exercise linked to health issues

New research suggests that high blood pressure during and after exercise is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular issues later in life. Share on PinterestA new study looks at blood pressure recovery and heart disease in later life. The study, appearing in the...

Antibody from SARS survivor’s blood neutralizes new coronavirus

An antibody that scientists first identified in a blood sample from a person who recovered from severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) strongly inhibits the virus that causes COVID-19. The scientists who discovered the antibody are racing to bring it to clinical...

First bowel imaging study implicates blood clots

People with COVID-19 often experience gastrointestinal symptoms. An analysis of abdominal scans suggests that blood clots in small arteries may starve bowel tissue of oxygen in the most severely ill patients. Share on PinterestA recent study uses CT scans to...