Positive Phase III Trial Results Show Efgartigimod as Effective for Myasthenia Gravis
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Positive Phase III Trial Results Show Efgartigimod as Effective for Myasthenia Gravis

  According to BioSpace, biotechnology company Argenx recently announced positive results from their Phase III ADAPT clinical trial. The company, who seeks to find breakthroughs in immunology and translate them…

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Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Took the Life of a Teen, but Her Organs Saved the Lives of Others

Abbey Luffman was a 16-year-old from Owego, New York excited about getting her learner's permit. She was also very generous; she didn't even hesitate to check the box for organ…

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12-Year-Old with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Creates Nonprofit to Make Transfusions Easier for Kids

Ella Casano is a 12-year-old living with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) who had a brilliant idea about how she could help other children living with rare diseases like her own.…

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Data Shows That Revolade is the Most Effective Second Line Immune Thrombocytopenia Therapy
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Data Shows That Revolade is the Most Effective Second Line Immune Thrombocytopenia Therapy

According to a story from Market Screener, an analysis of real-world data (data gathered outside of the clinical setting) suggests that the drug eltrombopag, marketed as Revolade, offers substantial advantages…

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What to Wear on September 29: Purple for Platelets! It’s Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Day!
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What to Wear on September 29: Purple for Platelets! It’s Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Day!

Some diseases are a mystery. If the name of the disorder starts with "idiopathic," it means that no one really knows what causes it. That's the case with a rare…

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September is National ITP Awareness Month: 100,000 Miles of Blood Vessels Get Their Due
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September is National ITP Awareness Month: 100,000 Miles of Blood Vessels Get Their Due

There is so much about how our bodies work that we take for granted. The careful concert of organs, systems, and structures that allow us to breathe, walk, talk, and…

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How CPS Isn’t Protecting This Boy with ITP
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How CPS Isn’t Protecting This Boy with ITP

What’s the biggest nightmare of any parent? Is it the fear of a kidnapper? Is it some horrible, lifelong medical condition that needs constant medicine or repeated hospitalization? Is it…

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Lasers are the Exciting, Safe New Way to Treat Thrombocytopenia
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Lasers are the Exciting, Safe New Way to Treat Thrombocytopenia

If you're living with thrombocytopenia (that is, a severely low level of platelets in your blood), then Dr. Mei X. Wu may be your new best friend. The associate professor…

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Curious About Eating with ITP? You’re Not Alone in the World
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Curious About Eating with ITP? You’re Not Alone in the World

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a rare immune disorder that can cause bleeding (from an insufficient platelet count) or bruising because the body is destroying the patient's blood platelets. Normally,…

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