Stephanie Lee, MD, MPH, Begins Term as 2020 ASH President
Jan 10, 2020
Stephanie Lee, MD, MPH, a highly regarded expert in graft-versus-host disease as well as blood and bone marrow diseases, will serve as president of the American Society of Hematology for a year-long term through December 2020.
Metabolic syndrome associated with increased risk of blood clot recurrence
Jan 09, 2020
People with metabolic syndrome – a set of conditions including obesity, impaired glucose metabolism, elevated levels of fats and cholesterol in the blood, and high blood pressure – are more likely to experience recurrent blood clots, according to a new study published today in Blood Advances.
New Study Finds Blood Clots More Likely in Children Who Receive Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters
Jan 07, 2020
A new study provides convincing evidence that the use of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) to administer medicine and draw blood in children is associated with a significantly increased risk of blood clots (known as venous thromboembolism or VTE) compared with central venous catheters (CVCs) placed directly into the neck or chest.