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New Help for Kids with Rare Blood Disorder
Children with a rare blood disorder may soon get new help in the form of a pill.
Rare Blood Disorder Rx Approved for Kids
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Promacta (eltrombopag) to treat low blood platelet count in pediatric patients – ages one year and older – with a rare blood disorder called chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).
When Babies Don't Get Vitamin K
The more that has been learned about the first few days of a baby's life, the more doctors understand about how to keep newborns healthy. But parents are partners in treatment too.