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Cancer Treatment Untested in Many Patients With Immune Problems

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 15:49

By Andrew M. Seaman

(Reuters Health) - - The safety and effectiveness of a new cancer treatment known as immunotherapy is largely unknown...

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New Crohn Disease Care Plan Improves Outcomes

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 15:43

Researchers from Penn State College of Medicine and the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center have developed a combined medical and surgical plan designed to manage septic perianal Crohn...

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Probiotics For The Prevention of Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea and Clostridium Difficile

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 12:07

Antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) and Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) are significant adverse effects associated with antibiotic use. The incidence of CDI,...

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Biological Agents Equivalant To Monotherapy For RA

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 11:57

According to recent data, many biological agents are effective as monotherapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who are intolerant to conventional treatment with...

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Unique Immune Changes of AD in Children Offers Possible New Treatment Options

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 11:53

For children with atopic dermatitis (AD), the skin phenotype of new-onset pediatric AD is substantially different from that of an adult and that can offer new treatment options...

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Depression May Increase Heart Risk In Rheumatoid Arthritis

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 09:27

(Reuters Health) - Mental health problems like anxiety and depression may partly explain why people with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease,...

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Prednisone Raises Mortality Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 09:09

Treatment with prednisone in...

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New Psoriasis Database to Gather Data Worldwide

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 08:58

Three international psoriasis advocacy organizations—the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA), the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS)...

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Psoriasis

Positive Phase 3 Findings Reported for Psoriasis Treatment

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 14:23

Recent results from the VOYAGE 1 trial, the first of 3 pivotal phase 3 studies, demonstrated psoriasis patients who were administered guselkumab (Janssen...

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New Research Links Fungus to Crohn Disease

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 15:12

Interaction between a fungus and 2 bacteria has been linked to inflammation associated with Crohn disease, according to research from Case Western Reserve University School of...

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