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Link between Zofran and Birth Defects
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When Zofran was approved in 1992 by the FDA, the drug was originally prescribed to patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation to prevent nausea and vomiting. By blocking the body’s natural substance serotonin which causes vomiting, the medication was able to help cancer patients. As doctors discovered how well Zofran worked, it wasn’t long before they began prescribing the drug to other patients who were...

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Causes of Blood Clots
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Causes of Blood Clots

Apr 9, 2015 by

Blood clotting is a physiological process that prevents bleeding incidents from becoming fatal. The natural formation of blood clots is generally a healthy and lifesaving occurrence, however blood clots that form within arteries and veins can move through the blood stream and eventually block blood flow to the brain, heart, and lungs. This type of blockage can cause possibly deadly strokes, pulmonary embolisms, and...

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