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2013-11-20 08:27:59

Company's CF101 was selected as one of the "Top Autoimmune/Anti-Inflammatory Disease Projects to Watch" by Elsevier PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma (NYSE MKT: CANF), (TASE: CFBI), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address anti-inflammatory and cancer diseases, has just completed delivering a scientific presentation at Elsevier's 2013 Therapeutic Area Partnerships conference, where it is has...

2013-11-20 08:26:22

Nevertheless, Injectables Remain First-Line Mainstays Among Newly Diagnosed Patients, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, through examination of U.S. patient-level claims data, total patient share of platform injectable disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) among recently treated multiple sclerosis...

2013-11-19 23:20:20

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Epidemiology Forecast to 2022. London (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 EpiCast Report: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 Summary Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disease of multifactorial origin that can affect any organ or organ systems, resulting in a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations ranging from dermatological involvement to...

2013-11-15 23:26:58

Everyone looks for easy yet powerful tips for better skin and well-being. Sublime Beauty® serves up two simple tips and tools to attain the goal. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Who doesn't want to look and feel great? Skin is a reflection of care and health, and is the largest body organ of elimination. Two easy tips to care for skin and benefit from better health are: 1) Dry Skin Brushing. Many are now discovering this ancient secret to skin care. Dry brushing...

2013-11-14 23:04:03

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Multiple Sclerosis -- KOL Insight and Consensus Outlook Modules. London (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The multiple sclerosis treatment landscape has undergone dramatic changes over the past year. Biogen’s Tecfidera has revolutionised multiple sclerosis treatment in the U.S., eroding significant market share from older therapies. However, patent concerns has stalled Tecfidera’s launch in Europe. Genzyme have taken advantage of...

2013-11-14 12:26:27

Compared to One Year Ago, TNF-alpha Inhibitors Have Seen Growth in All Three Lines of Therapy, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that through examination of U.S. patient-level claims data, the TNF-alpha inhibitors drug class has seen growth in all three lines of therapy, particularly the second- and...

Fatty Acid Made By Gut Bacteria Boosts Immune System
2013-11-13 15:43:11

RIKEN New research from the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences in Japan sheds light on the role of gut bacteria on the maturation of the immune system and provides evidence supporting the use of butyrate as therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn's disease. Published in the journal Nature today, the Japanese study shows that butyrate, a by-product of the digestion of dietary fiber by gut microbes, acts as an epigenetic switch that boosts the immune system by...

2013-11-13 08:30:24

Attributes 925 Percent Revenue Growth to Expansion of Consumer and Professional Businesses MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pa., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PhotoMedex (NasdaqGS and TASE: PHMD), today announced it ranked No. 143 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500(TM), a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. PhotoMedex grew 925 percent during this period. Dr. Dolev Rafaeli, PhotoMedex Chief Executive...

Non-Toxic Therapy For Lupus Successfully Tested On Patients
2013-11-12 09:38:48

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Scientists from Northwestern Medicine have brought new hope to patients with lupus. A new nontoxic therapy that suppresses lupus in blood samples was designed and successfully tested on patients with the autoimmune disease. There is hope this treatment will replace the use of toxic drugs that carry nasty side effects with a vaccine like therapy. This new treatment could keep lupus in remission in the body. Lupus is a...

2013-11-11 10:25:12

Scientists are gaining a new level of understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS) that may lead to new treatments and approaches to controlling the chronic disease, according to new research released today at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health. MS is a severe, often crippling, autoimmune disease caused by the body's immune system attacking the nervous system. Today, more than two...