blood clots

The Connection Between Air Travel and Blood Clots

August 08, 2012
Are you a jetsetter? Long-distance air travel increases a person’s odds of developing a blood clot, a condition known medically as venous thromboembolism (VTE) and dubbed in the media as...
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Three Genes for Blood Clots

July 26, 2012
Numerous factors increase a person’s risk for developing blood clots in deep veins, a condition known medically as venous thromboembolism (VTE). VTE starts with the formation of a blood clot...
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Family History, In Addition To Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors, Predicts Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis

March 27, 2009
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), sometimes called “economy class syndrome” is the formation of a blood clot in a vein deep within the body, usually in the legs.   Not only...
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SNPwatch: Inherited Genetic Variation May Predispose People For Blood Disorder Mutation Later in Life

March 16, 2009
Editor’s note: This post has been edited from its original to reflect changes in 23andMe’s product. Sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. Stem cells in your...
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