Newsbriefs: Blood Clots; Heart Attack Prevention; Hypoglycemia

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Factor Xa Inhibitor Prevents Recurrent Blood Clots Better than Aspirin. Patients who have suffered a blood clot in the legs (venous thromboembolism, or VTE) are generally prescribed aspirin to prevent a recurrent episode. Research presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 2017 Scientific Sessions suggests that the novel factor Xa (“10a”) inhibitor rivaroxaban (Xarelto) would […]

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