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After hip replacement, mobile compression device cuts VTE without bleeding risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new battery-operated compression device is at least as effective as low-molecular weight heparin in preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) after hip arthroplasty, but with a lower risk of major bleeding, new research...

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Montelukast cuts recurrent wheezing with RSV bronchiolitis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Montelukast (Singulair), a leukotriene receptor antagonist, can help prevent recurrent wheezing episodes after respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis, new research shows. From earlier work, the researchers knew...

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DVT, pulmonary embolism common with superficial thrombosis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Superficial venous thrombosis is often considered benign, but new research suggests that one in four patients also have deep venous thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE). Moreover, many patients without DVT or PE...