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San Francisco Singer/Songwriter Aoede, Afflicted with Extremely Rare & Debilitating Disease, Dermatomyositis, Wins 2012 “Album of the Year” & “Best Folk/Acoustic Artist" - “Artists
In a nationwide study based on data from the in-patient register, researchers have studied the risk of a blood clot on the lung for patients with autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and type 1 diabetes.
A multicenter pilot study of etanercept for treatment of dermatomyositis found no major safety concerns and many patients treated with the drug were successfully weaned from steroid therapy.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have identified a subgroup of patients with necrotizing myopathy who have a novel autoantibody specificity that makes them potential candidates for immunosuppressive therapy.
Researchers in Montreal say inflammatory diseases -- polymyositis and dermatomyositis -- are linked to increased cardiovascular risk.
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