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Newly Developed Nanoparticles Speed Blood Clotting

Researchers are working to develop nanoparticles that could speed blood clotting and potentially save lives. Blunt force trauma, stab wounds and gunshot wounds can all cause life-threatening internal bleeding. And for soldiers in wartime, more and more are returning with internal bleeding linked to traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, caused by roadside bombs, according to Erin Lavik, a researcher at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Surgery is the most common method used to...

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