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2013-12-23 11:12:18

New research shows mortality rates are two times higher in postmenopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP) antibodies. Findings published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal Arthritis & Rheumatism, soon to be called Arthritis & Rheumatology, indicate the higher mortality rates persisted after adjusting for age, positive rheumatoid factor, positive antinuclear antibodies (ANA) and disease modifying anti-rheumatic...

2013-12-23 08:26:06

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (TASE: CFBI), (NYSE MKT: CANF), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, announced results from a 12-week, placebo-controlled Phase IIb study involving 79 patients with active rheumatoid arthritis ("RA") for its proprietary drug CF101, an A3 adenosine receptor ("A3AR") agonist. The study entailed 2 arms, a placebo and a CF101 1...

2013-12-20 08:25:31

Company Additionally Anticipates Results from Phase 2a FDA Study for Type 2 Diabetes in January JERUSALEM, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today successful results in a clinical trial testing the pharmacokinetic dose response of its oral insulin capsule (ORMD-0801) in type 1 diabetes patients. Patients were...

2013-12-19 12:25:52

New resources housed on T1EverydayMagic.com combine the expertise of Lilly Diabetes with the magic of Disney INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lilly Diabetes and Disney today announced that their custom books for children and families with type 1 diabetes are now available online. The digital books explore real-life challenges and stories of children with type 1 diabetes participating in sporting activities, birthday parties and other social events. These digital books can be...

2013-12-19 10:35:03

A newly identified immune protein influences each person's response to vaccines and risk for autoimmune diseases like lupus and multiple sclerosis, according to a study published today by researchers from the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The protein, called a receptor and part of signaling pathways, also provides a new target for personalized therapies for patients with autoimmune diseases. The research team...

2013-12-18 12:25:49

Lupus Insight Prize to be awarded to Outstanding Scientist NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year, the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR), the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), and the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) will again join together to encourage scientific advances in lupus research. The Lupus Insight Prize, a novel collaborative initiative among the three organizations, will recognize and honor an outstanding investigator with a documented...

2013-12-17 12:24:39

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, will soon publish a comprehensive market analysis and a forecast though 2022 for the Crohn's disease drug market. Other upcoming reports covering immune and inflammatory diseases will examine the uptake and impact of new products that treat rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. (Logo:...

2013-12-17 12:23:45

Introduces New Format and Design to Bring Help and Hope to the Lupus Community WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America celebrates the 10th anniversary of its national magazine, Lupus Now®, the only national publication devoted to addressing the complexities of living with lupus, an unpredictable and misunderstood autoimmune disease that ravages different parts of the body. The 10th anniversary issue introduces a new format with more...

2013-12-16 23:01:46

Cynthia Aranow, MD, investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and associate professor at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, was selected for the 2013 Best of Manhasset Award in the Internist category by the Manhasset Award Program. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Cynthia Aranow, MD, investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and associate professor at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, was selected for the 2013 Best of...

2013-12-16 08:27:16

Oral 5-Aminosalicylates Will Remain the Preferred Treatment Regimen for Early Lines of Therapy, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that through an examination of U.S. patient-level claims data, the TNF-alpha inhibitors drug class has experienced steady growth among recently treated Crohn's disease (CD)...