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  • 09 January 2018

Despite being a centenary drug, heparin remains as one of the essential drugs of medicine and especially of modern surgery but, in addition, possible applications in malaria, cancer or fertility are being investigated.

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  • 16 November 2017

The use of heparin in pregnancy is increasingly common to avoid thromboembolic complications, abortions or delays in fetal growth. In this story, Monica tells us how thanks to heparin, she was able to bring her third pregnancy to term.

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  • 19 October 2017

Since its foundation in 1975, Bioiberica has been focused on the production of heparin. The company understood that it was an active ingredient indispensable for human health and that it was important to be able to offer the maximum guarantees of safety and traceability. Today, one out of every five heparin doses administered worldwide has been developed and manufactured by Bioibérica.


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  • 04 September 2017

Although they may appear immune to thrombosis due to their physical training, athletes are not risk free. In this story we’ll meet Jennifer Pareja, world water polo champion, and how heparin helped her to continue his sports career.

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  • 03 July 2017

Who discovered Heparin? Was it Jay McLean, the student? Or was it its teacher, William Howell? What is clear is that, 100 years ago, that scientific discovery Made his mark on the history of medicine forever.

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  • 12 June 2017

The Catalan Institute of Bioengineering, the Barcelona Institute of Global Health and Bioibérica have joined forces to study the development of new compounds derived from heparin to fight malaria, a disease that infects 200 million people each year and causes half a million deaths.