Tag Archives: heart attack

Dissolving blood clot clots effectively and safely (Fibrinolysis)

Fibrinolysis is the body’s defense against the build-up of fibrin (clots) needed to arrest bleeding and to repair the daily wear and tear injuries to the blood vessel inner surface. This same enzyme system is used in the

Finding new drug targets to prevent heart attacks and strokes

Heart attacks and strokes are responsible for more deaths than any other disease in the world. The underlying cause of most heart attacks and strokes is a disease of the blood vessels called atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis involves accumulation

“Observational Medicine” should be replaced by “Real Science”

Are female hormones good or bad? “Can Statins” cause diabetes?  What causes a heart attack and how do risk factors cause a clot in the coronary artery?  Medical research is expensive and requires thousands of patients to

Should you be taking a statin drug?

Millions of patients are currently treated with cholesterol-lowering statin drugs that are prescribed to prolong life and prevent heart attacks. For patients who have never had a heart attack or stroke (primary prevention), statin therapy is typically