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NBCA Appoints New MASAB Chair

The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael B. Streiff, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, as the new Chair of its prestigious Medical & Scientific Advisory Board (MASAB). Dr. Streiff has been a MASAB member for several years, and took…

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One to Watch: 24 Hours on a Treadmill

Whether you consider yourself a true endurance athlete, a weekend warrior or gym rat, or even if you’re more inclined to spend your free time sprawled out on the couch, this is an event that you won’t want to miss if you’re interested in helping NBCA advance its mission, and if you want to watch…

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Webinar For Health Professionals

Reproductive Issues in Women with Bleeding Disorders.  The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Division of Blood Disorders, is hosting an important webinar for health professionals on  Thursday, January 22, 2015, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern. During this webinar, Andra H. James, MD, a member of NBCA’s Medical & Scientific Advisory Board, and…

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FDA Clears New Anticoagulation Therapy in the U.S.

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval, on January 8, 2015, to Tokyo-based Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd., to market its new oral anticoagulation therapy, Savaysa (edoxaban tablets), to reduce the risk of blood clots and clot-provoked stroke among patients who have atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat, but who do not have a heart valve…

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NBCA Forges Important New Partnership

NBCA proudly announces its new partnership with The Alexandra L. Rowan Memorial Foundation, which will focus the efforts of both organizations toward a common goal: The prevention of life-threatening blood clots among women of child bearing age. With this partnership, NBCA will implement a new program in 2015 focused on the issue of estrogen-based birth control and blood…

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Just in Time for Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales

SHOP TO STOP THE CLOT.  Get your Holiday Shopping underway at Amazon Smile. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection, and convenient…

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2015 THSNA Mentored Research Award Announcement

The organization of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Societies of North America (THSNA) is announcing the details surrounding its 2015 THSNA Mentored Research Award. The 2015 THSNA Mentored Research Award provides financial support for a clinical or basic science research project in hemostasis and/or thrombosis under the guidance of an experienced mentor. The goal of this…

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NBCA Awarded New CDC Grant

BREAKING:  The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is proud to announce that it has been awarded a new five-year cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  With this new grant, NBCA will expand its efforts to increase public awareness about DVT/PE.  NBCA is pleased to have the opportunity to continue its long-standing…