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Xpovio With Dexamethasone Approved for Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Xpovio With Dexamethasone Approved for Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Latest Neurology News TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Xpovio (selinexor) tablets have been approved for use in combination with dexamethasone to treat adults with relapsed refractory multiple myeloma, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced last week. The drug combination was granted accelerated approval for patients whose disease remains resistant to other treatments, […]

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New Migraine Drug Might Help When Other Meds Don’t

New Migraine Drug Might Help When Other Meds Don’t

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Migraine News WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new migraine drug might offer an alternative to people who do not get relief from current medications, a new trial suggests. The drug, called rimegepant, hasn’t yet been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But it belongs to […]

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Addicted to Video Games? This Treatment Might Help

Addicted to Video Games? This Treatment Might Help

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Know someone who just can’t put down the controller in the middle of online games like Fortnite or League of Legends? German researchers think they’ve developed a way to help break the compulsive habit. In a new study, the research […]

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Can a Budget Make You Happier?

Can a Budget Make You Happier?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Clever websites and smartphone apps have made creating a household budget easier, though it’s still an unappealing chore for some. But what if using a tool that makes you smarter about money could also make you happier? That would make […]

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How to Help When Your Child Weighs Too Much

How to Help When Your Child Weighs Too Much

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Seventeen percent of American children and teens are obese and a nearly equal number are overweight, and those who are taunted about their weight tend to gain even more in response, according to a study from the U.S. National Institutes […]

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Niemann-Pick Disease

Niemann-Pick Disease

Niemann-Pick disease facts* *Niemann-Pick disease facts medical author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR Niemann-Pick disease is classified into types based upon symptoms and genetic causes. Niemann-Pick disease is a genetic disease that leads to the accumulation of fatty products in cells, eventually causing their death. Symptoms of Niemann-Pick disease are related to the […]

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Lab Tests Show Experimental Ebola Treatments Are Effective: CDC

Lab Tests Show Experimental Ebola Treatments Are Effective: CDC

THURSDAY, July 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Two experimental Ebola treatments being used in the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo proved effective in laboratory tests with human cells, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Latest Infectious Disease News The tests showed that the treatments — the antiviral remdesivir […]

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT, Blood Clot in the Legs)

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT, Blood Clot in the Legs)

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) definition and facts There are both superficial and deep veins in the limbs or extremities (arms and legs). A blood clot in the deep veins is a concern because it can cause life-threatening complications. A blood clot (thrombus) in the deep venous system of the leg becomes dangerous if a piece […]