venous thromboembolism

The Connection Between Air Travel and Blood Clots

August 08, 2012
Long-distance air travel increases a person’s odds of developing blood clots, a condition known medically as venous thromboembolism (VTE) and dubbed in the media as the “economy-class syndrome.”But choosing coach...
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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 deep...
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Surgeon General Issues Call to Action on VTE: 23andMe Assesses Genetic Risk for Customers

September 17, 2008
This Monday acting Surgeon General Steven K. Galson issued a Call to Action to reduce the number of people in the United States affected by two serious blood clotting conditions:...
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