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2012-08-16 13:08:51

An investigational drug currently under FDA review for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has now shown positive results in patients with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis.

2012-08-09 23:00:52

As Bloomberg reported on June 30th 2012, a New Jersey jury ruled that Hoffman-LaRoche must pay $18 million in damages to two former Accutane users, Kathleen Rossitto and Riley Wilkinson (case

2012-08-07 07:41:59

Adalimumab (an anti-tumor necrosis factor [TNF] antibody) is effective in maintaining remission in certain pediatric patients with Crohn's disease.

2012-08-03 01:10:54

Results from a study conducted at Georgia State University suggest that a "fight" between bacteria normally living in the intestines and the immune system, kicked off by another type of bacteria, may be linked to two types of chronic disease.

2012-07-30 23:00:17

According to court documents, on May 29th, 2012, a Minnesota woman, Marilyn Abicht, filed a lawsuit in Minnesota District Court (case no.

2012-07-10 10:42:24

A naturally occurring protein called TLR1 plays a critical role in protecting the body from illnesses caused by eating undercooked pork or drinking contaminated water.


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