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Latest Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura Stories

2007-11-28 15:00:37

A U.S.-led international study has discovered a potential new treatment for chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura, an autoimmune disease. Researchers at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center said there are an estimated 50,000 to 100,000 people in the U.S.

2007-11-11 03:00:07

By Boren, Todd Reyes, Carlos; Montenegro, Raul; Raimer, Karen Abstract Evan's syndrome is a rare hematological condition defined as immune thrombocytopenic purpura and hemolytic anemia.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.