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July 15, 2019
Patients with obesity not only have a higher risk of pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS), but they also do not respond as well to first-line medications.
July 15, 2019
Researchers from the United Kingdom found that the C-reactive protein (CRP) finger-prick blood test resulted in significantly fewer people using antibiotics for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) flare-ups without negatively affecting patient health.
July 15, 2019
The HPX3002/HVTN, or Mosaico, trial will determine if the vaccine regimen can induce immune responses against various global HIV strains among 3800 men who have sex with men and transgender people aged between 18 and 60 years.
July 15, 2019
The combination of nivolumab (Opdivo) and ipilimumab (Yervoy) demonstrated significant clinical benefit in patients with solid pediatric tumors that progressed in adulthood, a patient population with few treatment options, according to study findings presented at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.
July 15, 2019
In the event that the Affordable Care Act is overturned, Republic senators are working on a plan to preserve protections for people with pre-existing conditions and allow children to stay on their parents’ health plan until age 26; urinary tract infections (UTI) are increasingly becoming resistant to antibiotics; a study is highlighting how lifestyle choices can impact dementia risk.
July 15, 2019
The use of biologics to treat psoriasis has increased over time, and a recent study has demonstrated that these drugs may have benefits that extend well beyond clearing patients’ skin. The study, published in Cardiovascular Research, found that biologic therapy for psoriasis was associated with a reduction in coronary artery disease.
July 14, 2019
Using blood eosinophils as a proxy for tissue eosinophils has become a biomarker for the risk of exacerbation, as well as for response to inhaled corticosteroids, in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and blood eosinophils are currently considered a treatable trait for managing COPD.
July 14, 2019
Although smoking cigarettes is thought of as being the most prevalent—yet preventable—cancer risk, new data suggests people who are obese now outnumber people who smoke, with excess weight causing more cases of certain cancers than smoking in the United Kingdom.
July 13, 2019
A new study suggests lipid profiles could help improve multiple sclerosis (MS) fatigue.
July 13, 2019
With the FDA approval of a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) expanding the use of avatrombopag (Doptelet) for patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), Dova Pharmaceuticals said recently it will begin marketing the drug for the new indication in the middle of July.
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