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Heart Risks Tied to Transwomen's Hormone Therapy

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Transwomen who undergo hormone therapy may face higher chances of blood clots, stroke and heart attack, a new study suggests. The term transwoman refers to a woman who is designated male at birth.…

Surgical Blood Transfusions Tied to Clot Risk

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Blood transfusions around the time of surgery may raise your risk for dangerous blood clots, researchers report. A new study of U.S. patients found that nearly 1 percent of those who received…

Fainting Rarely Tied to Blood Clot, Study Finds

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A fainting spell is rarely caused by a blood clot in the lungs, and usually doesn't warrant extensive testing, new research suggests. A study of more than 1.6 million adults treated in the emergency…