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‘HER LIFE MATTERS’ DOCUMENTARY IS LIVE
June 30, 2021 Uncategorized Charlotte Fleming

This documentary ‘Her Life Matters’ asks why each year, world-wide tens of thousands of mothers bleed to death needlessly – lives that could be saved by a single injection of an inexpensive generic drug called tranexamic acid. Tranexamic acid was invented sixty years ago to stop mothers from bleeding to death after childbirth.   The Woman trial showed that timely treatment

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WOMAN-2 Trial
March 15, 2021 Uncategorized admin

The WOMAN-2 trial investigates Tranexamic Acid (TXA) for the prevention of postpartum bleeding in women with anaemia: an international, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

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Art for Maternal Health Awareness
March 15, 2021 Uncategorized admin

Healthcare is a human-right. Sculpture artist, Moira Purver was commissioned by the WOMAN trial to create this spectacular bronze statue, appropriately titled WOMAN, that depicts a mother on her knees holding her new baby in her arms just after giving birth. Every year 14 million mothers develop severe bleeding after childbirth or postpartum haemorrhage (PPH)

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A CRASH-3 Trial Sub-Study Provides Evidence of TXA Benefit in TBI
March 15, 2021 Uncategorized admin

This sub-study found that when patients with unreactive pupils at baseline were excluded, there was evidence that TXA prevents new haemorrhage (adjusted RR=0.80, 95% CI 0.66 to 0.98).

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World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
March 15, 2021 Uncategorized admin

Even though evidence on the benefits of TXA in trauma has been available for over a decade, most trauma victims are still not being treated with TXA soon enough, if at all.

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WOMAN-PharmacoTXA Trial
March 15, 2021 Uncategorized admin

The WOMAN-PharmacoTXA trial is a randomised controlled trial to assess the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of intramuscular, intravenous, and oral administration of tranexamic acid in women giving birth by caesarean section

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World Health Organization reacts to the WOMAN Trial results
November 27, 2020 Uncategorized admin

In response to the release of the WOMAN trial results, the World Health Organisation (WHO) department of reproductive health and research is working with the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth group to fast-track the update of the existing Cochrane systematic review on the treatment of primary postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) with priority given to the use of

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Trauma-INTACT Results
November 27, 2020 Uncategorized admin

The Trauma Intact trial: a clinical trial investigating pharmacokinetics of intramuscular tranexamic acid (TXA) in bleeding trauma patients TXA a drug that prevents severe bleeding after injury by inhibiting blood clot breakdown, is most effective when given soon after injury. Every 15 minutes treatment delay reduces its lifesaving potential by 10%. However, currently only 3%

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Nigerian Health Minister To Support the WOMAN-trial
November 18, 2020 Uncategorized admin

Nigeria’s health minister, Professor Isaac Adewale has said that deaths of women due to postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), a severe form of bleeding after childbirth, was a huge problem in Nigeria and that he will promote the use of tranexamic acid to reduce these deaths. “This drug is not new in Nigeria, but now we want

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