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New developments in the Management of Muscle Disease in Children

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) describe the efficacy of Spinraza, a gene therapy medication, in the treatment of next most severe form of neuromuscular disease. The researchers found that Spinraza provides significant improvements in cases with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), which afflicts children from 6 to 18 months of age.

Varicose Veins Are Associated With Increased Risk For Deep Vein Thrombosis

According to study, researchers examined Varicose veins are associated with increased risk of deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and peripheral artery disease. The study has published in JAMA. The association was strongest for deep vein thrombosis (DVT), whereas the associations with PE and PAD may be affected by confounding factors, the researchers wrote.