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Is There Treatment for Varicose Veins?

What Are Varicose Veins, and What Causes Them? Blood is meant to travel from your heart throughout your body via your veins. These veins have valves that open to let blood flow past and close off behind it. When these valves aren’t working correctly or become weak, blood is then backed up around the vein… Read More »

Multiple Myeloma Treatment: What’s New?

SOURCES: Hans C. Lee, MD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Blood: “Safety and efficacy of selinexor in relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma and Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia.” FDA: “FDA grants accelerated approval to selinexor for multiple myeloma.” Mayo Clinic: “Monoclonal antibody drugs for cancer: how they work.” Drugs: “Elotuzumab: A Review in Relapsed and/or Refractory… Read More »

Pediatric Headache Phenotypes Used to Aid Headache Diagnosis and Treatment – Neurology Advisor

Headaches in children are among the most frequent complaints leading to pediatric office and urgent care visits. According to a 2015 editorial in Headache by Andrew D. Hershey, MD, PhD, FAAN, FAHS, director of neurology at the Headache Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Ohio, as many as 75% of children will experience… Read More »