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As of December 2014, the newest treatments for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, or ITP, are medications called romiplostim and eltrombopag, which boost the production of platelets in bone marrow, reports Mayo Clinic.... More »

New medical treatments for dementia include the use of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, memantine hydrochloride, antipsychotics and antidepressants, according to NHS Choices. Although dementia cannot be cured medically, ... More »

As of 2013, vascularized lymph node transfer is a new treatment for lymphedema, according to Penn Medicine. After breast cancer treatment, patients often experience lymphedema, which causes symptoms such as swelling, pai... More »

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Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is a disorder in which people with unusually low levels of platelets may bruise or bleed easily or excessively, states Mayo Clinic. While the condition affects both children and adults... More »

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is a blood disorder that leads to excessive or easy bruising and bleeding due to low platelet levels, explains Mayo Clinic. This condition affects both adults and children, though it i... More »

Signs and symptoms of ITP include bruising, purple areas or pinhead-sized red spots on the skin; lumps on the skin caused by clots; nose or gum bleeding; and blood in the urine or stool, according to Cleveland Clinic. In... More »

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura is a condition in which the patient's immune system destroys platelets, blood cells the help the body form blood clots, according to MedlinePlus. The bleeding disorder leads to the patient... More »