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  1. How I evaluate and treat thrombocytopenia in the intensive care unit patient.Read the original story

    Monday Jan 23 | CiteULike

    ... while the evidence for a benefit of prophylactic platelet transfusions is weak and controversial. If the platelet count does not increase after transfusion of 2 fresh ABO blood group-identical platelet concentrates (therapeutic units), ongoing ...

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  2. Mangagaw? Take in moderation; think preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Sun-Star

    ... Way maka-tupong. (That was the most painful disease I've ever had. It's beyond compare)," Ynot said. Ynot's platelet count dropped from 300 to around 130, then to 78, and slowly until it reached 8 from the normal level of 150 to 400 million per ...

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  3. Galena Biopharma, Inc. in 3 ChartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Fox News

    You might think that something wonderful happened for Galena recently to turbocharge the stock. Unfortunately, the reality isn't so great.

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  4. New Report Finds Platelet Count Helps Predict Mesothelioma Outcomes,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | PRWeb

    New research out of China suggests that a simple blood test could be a valuable prognostic tool for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Scientists at Fujian Medical University in Fujian, China analyzed studies on the relationship between platelet count and mesothelioma survival and found that mesothelioma patients with high pretreatment platelet counts tend to have shorter lifespans.

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  5. Low Platelet Count: Causes, Symptoms, and TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Medical News Today

    ... the plug together. Platelet counts are a lab measure of the concentration of platelets in the blood. A normal platelet count is around 140,000 to 450,000 platelets in every microliter of blood. When the number of platelets is low, this concentration ...

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  6. Rigel's Bleeding Disorder Drug Flunks Phase III Test, Stock TanksRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | BioSpace

    ... All the patients who responded to fostamatinib in the parent studies enrolled in Study 049 and had a median platelet count of 96,000/uL of blood in this study. These patients have been exposed to fostamatinib for a median of 13 months through the ...

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  7. Mumbai: Dengue casts shadow on pregnant womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... hospital said that everyday they get four to five pregnant women with symptoms of dengue. "In dengue, the platelet count falls that can cause serious complications and patients get extremely weak due of this. So, we keep them under observation, to ...

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  8. Correction to: Drugs That May Cause or Exacerbate Heart Failure: A...Read the original story

    Sep 19, 2016 | Circulation

    In the article by Page et al, "Drugs That May Cause or Exacerbate Heart Failure: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association," which published ahead of print on July 11, 2016, and appears in the August 9, 2016, issue of the journal , several corrections were needed. On page e49, in the left column, last paragraph, the first sentence read, "Anagrelide is indicated to decrease the platelet count and the risk of thrombosis associated with myeloproliferative disorders such as essential thrombocytopenia, polycythemia vera, and chronic myelogenous leukemia.181" The word "thrombocytopenia" has been updated to "thrombocythemia."

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  9. New blood test planFor dengue clarityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | The Telegraph

    ... from dengue and guide transfusion decisions. Under current treatment guidelines, dengue patients whose platelet count has dropped below 20,000 per cubic millimetre are thought to be at high risk of bleeding and offered platelet transfusions. ...

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  10. 18% of patients in Rigel Pharma's late-stage study of fostamatinib in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    ... to receive either fostamatinib (100 mg twice daily)(n=51) or placebo (n=25). The primary endpoint was stable platelet count defined as platelet counts of at least 50K/uL on at least four of six visits between Weeks 14 and 24. All had ...

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  11. ACOG addresses thrombocytopenia in pregnancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... women as platelet counts are included as part of routine prenatal screening. Thrombocytopenia is defined as a platelet count of less than 150 A- 109/L and is seen in 7 to 12 percent of pregnancies. Various physiologic or pathologic conditions can ...

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  12. CTI BioPharma Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial ResultsRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2016 | BioSpace

    ... The results presented were an update on the efficacy and safety for all patients regardless of their initial platelet count, including patients with very low platelet counts at study entry, a condition known as severe or life-threatening ...

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  13. [Research Articles] Noninvasive low-level laser therapy for thrombocytopeniaRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2016 | Science

    ... in the presence of anti-CD41 antibody that binds and depletes platelets, and prevented a severe drop in platelet count caused by a common chemotherapeutic drug. Mechanistically, LLL stimulated mitochondrial biogenesis specifically in megakaryocytes ...

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  14. Why You Should Own Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    ... and resume its normal role in clotting (Figure 1). Clinically, one might expect to see an increase in the platelet count of ITP patients treated with fostamatinib. Figure 1: Mechanism of action for fostamatinib (originally codenamed R788). ...

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  15. Purpura: What You Need to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Medical News Today

    ... membranes such as the throat. The symptoms that sometimes accompany purpura can help identify its cause. Low platelet count, which may lead to increased bleeding after an injury, bleeding gums or nose, or blood in urine or bowel movements Because ...

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  16. FibroGen Has The Look Of A Long-Term Biotech WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    ... counts, which could be a contributing factor in the thromboembolic risk associated with ESA while the platelet count was not affected with the use of Roxadustat. High cholesterol is another important factor to consider - many CKD patients have high ...

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  17. to Your Good Health: How do medicines find their target?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... can cause bleeding even in people with normal platelet counts, and spontaneous bleeding is uncommon with a platelet count of 100 in people with no other problems. A few drops of blood after Mohs surgery (a surgical technique normally used for skin ...

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