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Common painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen almost double the risk for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism, two lethal conditions
For years, doctors have been prescribing cholesterol-lowering statins in the belief the drugs also prevent blood clots - but they don't, a major new study has found
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a very real threat for people flying longhaul, a new study has confirmed - and there are a few things you can do to reduce your risk on flights
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is every bit as dangerous as studies from a few years back suggested, a new study has just confirmed
What is it?Postnatal depression (PND) affects 10-15 per cent of women after childbirth, and is like other forms of depression, including anxiety and mood swings, tearfulness, low self-confidence, feelings of guilt and worthlessness, an inability to concentrate, and loss of appetite and insomnia
Joint replacement is justifiably regarded as miracle surgery
The risk of deep vein thrombosis after hip and knee surgery remains high, even among patients who are given anticoagulation therapy as a precaution