Possible green tea-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
- CASE & COMMENT: Thrombocytopenia and a recent TIA. Daneschvar, H. Leon; Daw, H. // Patient Care for the Nurse Practitioner;Jan2006, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p10
The article talks about a case of a 65-year-old man with a chief complaint of confusion and disorientation to time and location of 1 day's duration. He takes levothyroxine for hypothyroidism. A CBC reveals a thrombocytopenia of 18,000/ÂµL. The blood smear result is positive for schistocytes....
- FLU-LESS. // American Herb Association Quarterly Newsletter;Fal2011, Vol. 26 Issue 4, pp13
The article discusses, research being done on green tea catechins which references the study "Effects of g.t. catechins and theanine on preventing influenza among healthcare workers" in "BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine."
- Sunitinib Induced Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in addition to Severe Hypothyroidism: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Dika, Imane El; Mukherji, Deborah; Temraz, Sally; Assi, Rita; Shamseddine, Ali // Case Reports in Medicine;2014, p1
Introduction. Sunitinib malate is an oral multitargeting tyrosine kinase inhibitor approved for the first line treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Sunitinib administration is associated with several adverse events including fatigue, diarrhea, skin toxicity, hypothyroidism, and...
- Sunitinib. // Reactions Weekly;Dec2014, Vol. 1530 Issue 1, p192
An abstract of the article "Sunitinib induced thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in addition to severe hypothyroidism: A case report and review of the literature," by I. El Dika and colleagues is presented.
- Green Tea Could Help Combat Diseases of the Eye. Dye, Dayna // Life Extension;Jun2010, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p20
The article presents results from a study conducted at the Chinese University of Hong Kong concerning the benefits of catechins found in green tea. Research found that catechins demonstrate antioxidant activity and protect the eye against oxidative stress.
- Drug made from green tea could help slow prostate cancer. // Urology Times;Nov2009, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p58
The article reports on the relevance of green tea with prostrate cancer based on the study conducted by researchers in Shreveport, Louisiana. according to the study, catechins in green tea helps slow the development of prostate cancer. It states that patients were given daily doses of the...
- Potential Therapeutic Properties of Green Tea Polyphenols in Parkinsonâ€™s Disease. Pan, Tianhong; Jankovic, Joseph; Le, Weidong // Drugs & Aging;2003, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p711
Tea is one of the most frequently consumed beverages in the world. It is rich in polyphenols, a group of compounds that exhibit numerous biochemical activities. Green tea is not fermented and contains more catechins than black tea or oolong tea. Although clinical evidence is still limited, the...
- Assessing thrombotic risk. Laffan, Michael; Tuddenham, Edward // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);08/22/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7157, p520
Presents information on the results of a study which was conducted in assessing thrombotic risk and their relation to prophylactic strategies and treatments. Information on the regulation of coagulation and thrombotic risk; What causes an increase thrombotic risk; Details on multiple genetic...
- Correction: Responsiveness of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura to Rituximab and Cyclophosphamide. // Annals of Internal Medicine;5/4/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 9, p767
Presents a correction to the article "Responsiveness of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura to Rituximab and Cyclophosphamide," that was previously published in the 2004 issue of the journal "Annals of Internal Medicine."