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    Coronavirus — The University of Utah Health in the United States has made an important discovery about possible effects that it can cause the coronavirus in our blood, specifically in platelets, and that can lead to serious health problems. In a study published in the journal Blood, the scientists who have done this research claim that the inflammatory proteins that are generated to fight the coronavirus can cause hyperactivity in the blood platelets, increasing the risk of possible clots...
    COVID-19 triggered changes in blood platelets could be a contributing factor to the onset of heart attacks and strokes in some patients with the disease, new research reveals. Scientists from the University of Utah Health found that inflammatory proteins produced during infection significantly alter the function of platelets, making them hyperactive and more prone to form dangerous and potentially deadly blood clots. Researchers hope that if they can better understand the causes of these changes, they could lead to more...