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13 Oct, 2019, 13:00 BST ISTH: Data from the World Health Organization Mortality Database Reveal Fewer Deaths from Pulmonary Embolism in the European Region over the past 15 years

In Europe, the mortality related to pulmonary embolism, an acute life-threatening condition characterized by blood clots obstructing the lung...


09 Oct, 2019, 05:00 BST World Thrombosis Day Empowers People Around the World to Recognize and Help Prevent Life-Threatening Blood Clots

On October 13, the World Thrombosis Day campaign shares an important message: patients, regardless of where they live, should be able to to expect...


08 Oct, 2019, 13:00 BST Blood Clot Survivor from Poland Recognized as World Thrombosis Day 2019 Ambassador of the Year

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) today announced that Kamila Jaszczor has been named the World Thrombosis Day 2019...


05 Jul, 2019, 23:00 BST ISTH Announces Launch Of New Global Education Initiative In Gene Therapy For Hemophilia

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) is pleased to announce the official launch of Gene Therapy in Hemophilia: An ISTH...


11 Oct, 2018, 13:00 BST Health Advocate from Rwanda Named as Inaugural World Thrombosis Day Ambassador of the Year

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) today announced that Christine Ashimwe from Kigali, Rwanda, has been named the World...


09 Oct, 2018, 05:00 BST World Thrombosis Day Campaign Commemorates Fifth Anniversary and Reaches Billions in Effort to Raise Awareness of Life-Threatening Blood Clots

The World Thrombosis Day (WTD) campaign commemorates its fifth year on October 13 with the largest global engagement effort yet to inform and educate ...


29 Jun, 2017, 11:51 BST ISTH 2017 Congress: Top Global Experts Convene in Berlin to Showcase Latest Research in Thrombosis, Hemostasis and Vascular Biology

Under the theme of "Transcending Scientific Boundaries", the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) 2017 Congress (July 8-13,...


10 Jan, 2017, 14:30 GMT International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Partners with Wiley to Launch New Open Access Journal

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), in partnership with John Wiley and Sons, Inc., announces the launch of the Society's...


13 Oct, 2015, 01:01 BST 65 Nations Unite on 13 October, World Thrombosis Day, to Issue Global Call on Blood Clot Risk Assessment in Hospitals

More than 300 medical societies, government health agencies and advocacy organizations in 65 countries have come together to call on their health...


10 Oct, 2014, 01:01 BST New Scientific Review Confirms Blood Clots in Leg and Lungs (VTE) - No. 3 Cardiovascular Killer Globally - Is Leading Cause of Premature Death and Disability in Hospitals

While the world's top two cardiovascular killers – heart attack and stroke – are global health priorities, the No. 3 killer, venous thromboembolism...


25 Mar, 2014, 00:00 GMT Leading Medical Organizations Join Forces Globally to Launch First-Ever World Thrombosis Day

Bringing together nations and local communities to tackle thrombosis, the quiet, underlying disorder that is the common mechanism of the world's...