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2014-07-07 11:39:51

European League Against Rheumatism Slower dose tapering and absence of positive serology reduce risk of flare A new study presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) showed that, for the majority of lupus patients who are in remission, it is possible to successfully stop immunosuppressant therapy without triggering a flare of their disease. Within two years, it was possible to stop the immunosuppressant in about 70% of clinically stable...

2014-06-02 08:30:44

Phase 2 study data presented at the 50th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology HORSHAM, Pa., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abiraterone acetate (ZYTIGA(®)) plus prednisone demonstrated statistically significant reductions in PSA levels at six months, the primary endpoint of the IMAAGEN trial, which evaluates the investigational use of abiraterone acetate plus prednisone (5 mg once daily) in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer...

2013-09-25 11:02:09

Abiraterone acetate, a recently FDA-approved drug used to treat men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, significantly delays progression of pain and quality of life deterioration when taken in conjunction with prednisone. The study, published Sept. 24 in Lancet Oncology, was led by Ethan Basch, MD, director of the Cancer Outcomes Research Program at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Researchers measured the pain and quality of life...

2013-09-18 12:55:59

A preclinical study led by researchers at Children’s National Medical Center has found that a new oral drug shows early promise for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The results, published in EMBO Molecular Medicine, show that the drug, VBP15, decreases inflammation and protects and strengthens muscle without the harsh side effects linked to current treatments with glucocorticoids such as prednisone. Duchenne muscular dystrophy results in severe muscle degeneration and...


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