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2014-01-31 10:46:34

In patients with a frequently-relapsing form of kidney disease, relapses decreased approximately five-fold for at least one year after patients took a single dose of rituximab, an antibody that targets the immune system and is often used to treat immune disorders such as lymphoma and arthritis. The findings, which will appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggest that this drug may provide considerable benefits for patients. For most...

2014-01-30 16:26:47

HAYWARD, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat autoimmune diseases, announced today that Paul F. Truex, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate update on the progress of the Company's development programs including additional plans for blisibimod beyond autoimmune disorders at three conferences in February and early March. Investor...

2014-01-29 23:35:16

DailyGossip.org publishes a review to the Natural Vitiligo Treatment System, one of the most appreciated home cures for this disease. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 According to the review on Daily Gossip, the Natural Vitiligo Treatment System was created by a former vitiligo sufferer. Michael Dawson claims that he suffered from this disease for years, but unfortunately, none of the treatments he underwent worked to help him improve his condition. To find out more, read the...

2014-01-29 23:00:23

SclerosisTreatment.com a division of Ironclad Integrity Ltd publishes a review to the Multiple Sclerosis Natural Treatment, the latest popular natural remedy for MS, which has shown great results in many cases so far. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 According to the review on http://www.SclerosisTreatment.com, the Multiple Sclerosis Natural Treatment is a complex program that was created by Dr. Gary M. Levin, a health consultant and American surgeon. Levin claims that after years of...

2014-01-29 12:27:38

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altheus Therapeutics, Inc. announced the USPTO has allowed patent 8,629,127 B2 covering the oral pharmaceutical composition 5-ASA (5-aminosalicylic acid) and NAC (N-acetylcysteine). Combination therapy patents are uncommon and under-appreciated in the pharmaceutical industry because the Patent Office requires surprising, unexpected, or synergistic benefits from combining active ingredients into a single formulation. Altheus' success in...

2014-01-29 08:30:04

Copayment Assistance Now Available to Medicare Patients Living with Multiple Sclerosis GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthWell Foundation, an independent non-profit providing nationwide financial assistance to insured Americans with high out-of-pocket medication expenses, today announced the launch of a new fund to assist people with multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system. The fund provides...

2014-01-27 08:27:45

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DioGenix, Inc. announced today new data supporting the clinical validation of MSPrecise®, its proprietary next-generation sequencing (NGS) assay for the identification of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) at first clinical presentation. The prospective study met its primary endpoint by demonstrating the ability of MSPrecise to diagnose patients with MS. The test performed consistently with previous clinical studies, having a...

2014-01-23 12:29:25

New LIFELINE Grant Will Help Sustain Lupus Research That's at the Brink of Breakthrough WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America announced today it is accepting applications to provide critical funding for lupus scientific research, at a time when government funds for lupus research can't keep pace with the accelerating growth of lupus scientific opportunities. The new LIFELINE Grant Program will provide research funds to help mitigate...

2014-01-22 12:25:21

Role model overcomes setbacks to inspire children and adults with type 1 diabetes with 4th Olympic bid INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights -- #T1DiabetesChamp and #Lilly #Diabetes spokesperson Kris Freeman @TeamFreeBirdXC named to #Sochi2014 @USOlympic cross-country ski team -- #Lilly #Diabetes and @LillyHealth celebrate @TeamFreeBirdXC Kris Freeman's naming to 4(th) @USOlympic team -- @TeamFreeBirdXC Kris Freeman doesn't let T1...

2014-01-22 10:29:51

Levels of depression and anxiety in people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are higher than previously reported, according to new research. As a result of their findings, a multi-center team led by researchers at the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Genetics and Genomics at The University of Manchester, say that patients with severe active disease, who are waiting to go onto a biological therapy, should be routinely screened for depression by their doctors. The team, led by Professor...


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