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Blood clotting may be root cause of long Covid-19 syndrome: Study

  • "Because clotting markers were elevated while inflammation markers had returned to normal, our results suggest that the clotting system may be involved in the root cause of long Covid-19 syndrome," said Helen Fogarty, the study's lead author.
Patients with long Covid-19 syndrome continue to have higher measures of blood clotting, which may explain their persistent symptoms such as reduced physical fitness and fatigue, according to a study.(REUTERS)
Patients with long Covid-19 syndrome continue to have higher measures of blood clotting, which may explain their persistent symptoms such as reduced physical fitness and fatigue, according to a study.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 17, 2021 07:28 PM IST
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Blood clots in severe Covid cases linked to abnormal antibody response: Study

A latest study suggests that inflammation and blood clotting seen in very severe cases of COVID-19 may be caused by the antibodies sent to fight the disease triggering unnecessary platelet activity in the lungs.
Latest study suggests that inflammation and blood clots in severe Covid cases are linked to abnormal antibody response.(File image)
Latest study suggests that inflammation and blood clots in severe Covid cases are linked to abnormal antibody response.(File image)
Published on Jul 28, 2021 03:13 PM IST
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Govt lists blood clot symptoms to watch out for after taking Covishield

India has reported clotting and bleeding events in just 0.61 for every million doses of the Covishield vaccine administered to people, the health ministry said.
A health worker holds up a vial of Covishield at PSRI Hospital in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
A health worker holds up a vial of Covishield at PSRI Hospital in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
Published on May 18, 2021 08:23 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Study links cannabis use disorder with more complications after spinal surgery

A new study reveals that patients with cannabis use disorder are at increased risk for several types of complications after spinal surgery like developing respiratory or blood clot-related problems, risk of stroke, neurologic or bloodstream infection
Study links cannabis use disorder with more complications after spinal surgery(Photo by davide ragusa on Unsplash)
Study links cannabis use disorder with more complications after spinal surgery(Photo by davide ragusa on Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 03, 2021 06:20 PM IST
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Covid-19: A review of three medical approaches

There is a reliance on general supportive care, antiviral treatment, and immune modulation. But this is evolving
With exaggerated claims, it is difficult to determine the best treatment(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
With exaggerated claims, it is difficult to determine the best treatment(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 29, 2020 07:25 PM IST
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ByAnurag Agrawal

Three-time Olympic gold medal winner Balbir Singh Sr passes away

The iconic player was 96 and is survived by his daughter Sushbir and three sons Kanwalbir, Karanbir, Gurbir.
Veteran hockey Olympian Balbir Singh Senior,with his three Olympic medals.(Rajnish Katyal/Hindustan Times.)
Veteran hockey Olympian Balbir Singh Senior,with his three Olympic medals.(Rajnish Katyal/Hindustan Times.)
Updated on May 25, 2020 12:04 PM IST
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Akshay Kumar taking care of Mission Mangal director Jagan Shakti’s medical expenses

Actor Akshay Kumar, who starred in Jagan Shakti’s directorial Mission Mangal in 2019, started taking care of the director’s medical expenses after he was admitted to the hospital for a blood clot in his brain.
Actor Akshay Kumar starred in Jagan Shakti’0s directorial venture, Mission Mangal
Actor Akshay Kumar starred in Jagan Shakti’0s directorial venture, Mission Mangal
Updated on Jan 29, 2020 03:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRishabh Suri, New Delhi

Tabrez Ansari’s wife moves court against Jharkhand police

Parveen filed a petition in the court of chief judicial magistrate Manju Kumari in Seraikela. The petition has not been listed for hearing.
Parveen filed a petition in the court of chief judicial magistrate Manju Kumari in Seraikela. The petition has not been listed for hearing.(HT image)
Parveen filed a petition in the court of chief judicial magistrate Manju Kumari in Seraikela. The petition has not been listed for hearing.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 05:38 AM IST
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Ranchi | ByBedanti Saran

Podcast: ‘You can leave Kashmir but Kashmir never leaves you’: Rahul Pandita

Pandita speaks with Milan about a recent reporting trip he took to Kashmir in the aftermath of the government’s decision to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution
Updated on Jun 22, 2020 08:53 PM IST
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No headway in ex-principal’s death, police quiz suspects

Savinder Kaur, who had also taught at senior positions in Dubai, Singapore and Pune, was found dead at her house on Saturday.
A police official privy to the investigation, requesting anonymity, said, “Apart from minor bruises, the victim’s body did not have any external injury marks and we did not find any evidence to suggest she was hit by a rod.(HT Photo)
A police official privy to the investigation, requesting anonymity, said, “Apart from minor bruises, the victim’s body did not have any external injury marks and we did not find any evidence to suggest she was hit by a rod.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2019 08:07 AM IST
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Srinagar teen seeks Mumbai doctors’ help to restore vision

Abid Gulzar was on his way back home from coaching classes in Srinagar on March 19, when pellets pierced his left eye
Abid Gulzar (centre) lost vision in his left eye.(HT Photo)
Abid Gulzar (centre) lost vision in his left eye.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 03, 2019 12:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAayushi Pratap, Mumbai

Now, reversible antiplatelet therapy to fight clotting, cancer metastasis

The therapeutic approach involves modifying human platelets to create “decoys” that are still capable of binding to some cells but will not aggregate or carry out the other normal platelet functions, including chemical signalling associated with the clotting process.
While several antiplatelet drugs fight clots, their effects are not easily reversible, leaving patients vulnerable if they develop unexpected severe bleeding or are in need of an emergency surgical procedure.(Shutterstock)
While several antiplatelet drugs fight clots, their effects are not easily reversible, leaving patients vulnerable if they develop unexpected severe bleeding or are in need of an emergency surgical procedure.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Feb 14, 2019 06:23 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

Karnataka Congress suspends MLA accused of attacking colleague

A committee comprising deputy chief minister G Parameshwara and ministers KJ George and Krishna Byregowda would probe the matter further, the party added.
The Congress on Monday suspended a lawmaker in Karnataka after a fellow party legislator filed a police complaint accusing him of attempting to murder him.(ANI/Twitter)
The Congress on Monday suspended a lawmaker in Karnataka after a fellow party legislator filed a police complaint accusing him of attempting to murder him.(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Jan 21, 2019 11:40 PM IST
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Bengaluru | ByVikram Gopal

Birth control pills may block blood flow to brain

Oral contraceptives increase the risk of ischemic stroke, but this risk is very small among women who do not have other stroke risk factors.
Birth control pills increase the risk of ischemic strokes, says a study.(Shutterstock)
Birth control pills increase the risk of ischemic strokes, says a study.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 11:38 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]

World Stroke Day: Signs, causes and treatment for the disease

October 29 marks World Stroke Day. Every six seconds, someone somewhere around the globe dies from the disease. Here are some quick facts you need to know about its symptoms and how to prevent an attack.
Strokes are responsible for more deaths annually than those attributed to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined and yet it remains a silent epidemic.(Unsplash)
Strokes are responsible for more deaths annually than those attributed to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined and yet it remains a silent epidemic.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 29, 2018 10:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

World Sepsis Day 2018, here are common symptoms and effects of the disease

September 13 is marked as World Sepsis Day. Here are the common causes, symptoms, and treatments for the disease.
Sepsis causes six to nine million deaths worldwide every year, most of which are preventable.(Unsplash)
Sepsis causes six to nine million deaths worldwide every year, most of which are preventable.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 13, 2018 09:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

8 health symptoms people ignore, but could be signs of a serious disease

Sudden headaches, constant tiredness and shortness of breath could be symptoms which you should look out for.
Certain pains which refuse to go away with time should be checked to make sure that it isn’t something more serious.(Shutterstock)
Certain pains which refuse to go away with time should be checked to make sure that it isn’t something more serious.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 01, 2018 04:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Taking oral drugs daily may protect cancer patients from deadly blood clots

People with cancer have an increased risk of developing blood clots, with roughly one in five experiencing venous thromboembolism (VTE) -- either a blood clot in a deep vein or a condition in which one or more arteries in the lungs become blocked by a blood clot.
Will oral pills help cancer patients?(Shutterstock)
Will oral pills help cancer patients?(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 13, 2018 01:50 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, London | ByHT Correspondent

This is what might happen if you spend too much time sitting in a car

If you spend too much time sitting in cars, it could increase your risk of developing blood clots.
Spending too much time in your could lead to the development of blood clots.(Shutterstock)
Spending too much time in your could lead to the development of blood clots.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 04, 2018 12:53 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, Tokyo

Were you down with the flu or pneumonia? You may be at higher risk of heart attack

Flu and pneumonia can increase the risk of having a heart attack and stroke by six times, states a study.
Respiratory infections are thought to increase the risk of heart attack and stroke by causing inflammation, which can lead to the development of blood clots.(Shutterstock)
Respiratory infections are thought to increase the risk of heart attack and stroke by causing inflammation, which can lead to the development of blood clots.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 22, 2018 02:30 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent
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