Tag Archives: blood clots

Blood Type Might Raise Odds for Certain Health Conditions

By | April 30, 2021

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Certain blood types may increase a person’s risk of different health problems, a new study suggests. The research confirms some previous findings and reveals new links between blood types and diseases, according to the authors of the study published April 27 in the journal eLife. “There is… Read More »

Feds Lift Pause of J&J COVID Vaccine, Add New Warning

By | April 23, 2021

This story was updated at 8:35  p.m.  April 23, 2021 — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine should resume in the United States for all adults, the FDA and CDC said Friday, although health care providers should warn patients of the risk of developing the rare and serious blood clots that caused the agencies… Read More »

What to Know About the J&J COVID Vaccine Pause

By | April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021 — After receiving reports of a rare blood clot in people receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the FDA and the CDC have recommended a pause in the use of the vaccine, pending further investigation. Here, what you need to know: Why was the pause suggested? After reviewing data, the agencies… Read More »

Black Women at Higher Heart Risk During Pregnancy

By | December 16, 2020

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Although heart problems are rare complications of pregnancy, Black women face a heightened risk — even if they have comfortable incomes and health insurance, a new study finds. It’s well established that the United States has a higher maternal mortality rate than other wealthy nations, and Black women are… Read More »