Documentary Trailer "Heparin: 100 years saving lives"

After nearly a year of filming, we can finally present a preview of the documentary on the 100th anniversary of the discovery of heparin. 

Through the testimony of patients, physicians, surgeons, researchers, pharmaceutical companies and experts in history we have tried to reflect what this drug has meant for medicine but also for the lives of millions of people. (Producer: Broadcaster)

Other stories from Heparin

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  • Story
  • 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.

  • Story
  • 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.

  • Story
  • 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.