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Investigation programs needed for study of risks in use of pediatric anticoagulant drugs

March 27, 2015

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis called for the development of pediatric investigative programs to study risks of anticoagulants in children and the establishment of a safety monitoring board for the development of new anticoagulant drugs for pediatric populations, according to a proposed guideline published in the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis

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History of cancer cited among risk factors for failure of flap coverage in revision TKA

March 27, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective review presented here of 43 flaps used for coverage of soft tissue defects in revision total knee arthroplasty identifies risk factors…
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Carboplatin noninferior to cisplatin for metastatic, recurrent cervical cancer

March 26, 2015
Carboplatin-based chemotherapy should be a standard treatment option for metastatic or recurrent cervical cancer, according to findings from a randomized phase 3…
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FDA grants orphan drug designation to sevuparin for sickle cell disease

March 26, 2015
The FDA granted orphan drug designation to sevuparin for the treatment of patients with sickle cell disease, according to a press release from the drug’s…

Botswana-UPenn partnership, Microsoft to launch telemedicine service in Botswana

March 26, 2015
The Botswana-UPenn Partnership, along with Microsoft, the Botswana Innovation Hub, and others are planning to launch the first telemedicine service in Africa…
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High Risk AAMDS

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3D printing has applications, challenges in a variety of medical specialties

March 20, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Scott Hollister, PhD, professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan, talks…
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Stem Cell Transplant for AAMDS

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