Compression Stockings Offer Little Benefit After Stroke
Risk of blood clots not affected by their use, new research shows
WEDNESDAY, May 27 (HealthDay News) -- Compression stockings
don't reduce the risk of blood clots in stroke patients, according to a study that urges revision of guidelines on the use of the support hose.
The study inc...
Donating Blood Can Help Fill Your Holiday Stockings
The American Red Cross is raffling a $100 Super Certificate to one lucky donor every day from December 22nd through January 4th 2009
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the holiday season in full swing, it's time for family and friends to come together a...
Risk of deep vein thrombosis less in people who were flight stockings when flying
Graduated compression stockings
that are worn during long hours of flying can significantly reduce the risk// of deep vein thrombosis.
Researchers of the study had compared nine studies of nearly 2500 passengers who had flown long distance in airlines. The researchers had carried out the resea...
Travel-Related Blood Clots Can Be Reduced By Using Flight Stockings
A new research has found that travelers who are prone to travel-related blood clots during long flight can cut their risk by pulling on a pair of elastic support hose before boarding. //
The review examined the evidence that compression stockings
can prevent deep vein thrombosis. Sometimes ca...
The risk of developing deep vein thrombosis during a flight is often overestimated
...ion stockings, you should put them on at least 2 hours before the flight and keep them on throughout the entire journey. Research has shown that these stockings
lower the risk of deep vein thrombosis somewhat when used in this way."
Wearing a cast or splint increases the risk of deep vein thrombosis
NCCN Updates Supportive Care Guidelines for VTE
...th cancer. Noted updates include the expanded use of graduated compression stockings
in prophylaxis and treatment, and a strengthened recommendation for VTE pro...bolic Disease include a recommendation for the use of graduated compression stockings
as inpatient prophylaxis, as well as a treatment for patients with central ...
ESC reaffirms advice on cardiovascular risks associated with long-haul flights
...o minimise the risk it is important to drink plenty of non-alcoholic fluid and to walk (exercise) before and during the flight. The use of compression stockings
is for some travelers an important way of preventing deep venous thrombosis."
Studies cited by The Lancet suggest that the risk of VTE increases ...
Blue and Broke for the Holidays
... else, financial stressors are bringing that out."
Add to that a hefty dose of "spending guilt" among those who can't afford to buy the usual full stockings
of holiday gifts and those who are spending but feeling bad about it.
"People talk about feeling guilty about spending," said Jerry Gold, administ...
Does Your Senior Need Help at Home? A Holiday Checklist for Anyone Caring for Seniors
... The stockings
are hung by the chimney with care as your parents and loved ones prepare for your holiday visit. Over the years, your parents have managed to keep mos...
All You Want for Christmas Is Your Two Front Teeth?
...ay to make
brushing fun for all ages and is a perfect fit for a stocking.
-- Flavored Dental Floss
Skip the candy canes and stuff stockings
with a different tasty
treat -- peppermint and cinnamon flavored floss.
-- Sugar Free Gum/Mints
Holiday sugar treats can take a t...