Clinical

Secukinumab Has High Retention Rate in Real-World Psoriatic Arthritis Study

August 08, 2020

Article

New real-world data shows 64% of patients with psoriatic arthritis who had previously been on a biologic stayed on secukinumab for the duration of the study.

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Effective for Acute Headache Pain, Review Finds

August 08, 2020

Article

A recent meta-analysis looked at noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation (nVNS), a nonpharmacologic method of acute pain relief for headaches.

FDA Approves At-Home Oral Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

August 07, 2020

Article

The FDA has approved risdiplam, the first at-home, oral treatment for spinal muscular atrophy.

JUMP Provides Additional Safety, Efficacy Data on Ruxolitinib in Myelofibrosis

August 07, 2020

Article

In the primary analysis of a phase 3 study, ruxolitinib reduced spleen length and symptoms in patients with myelofibrosis, according to results published in British Journal of Haemotology.

Patients With IPF Are at Increased Risk for Multiple Cancers

August 06, 2020

Article

Researchers found that patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) are at increased risk of developing several forms of cancer compared with the general population.

Study Describes Ozanimod’s Mechanism of Action in Relapsing MS

August 06, 2020

Article

A new analysis offers insights into how ozanimod works in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis, as well as the impact of higher dosage.

Real-World Analysis: Secukinumab Improves Psoriatic Arthritis Outcomes at 6 Months

August 06, 2020

Article

Just like in clinical trials, a real-world analysis of patients with psoriatic arthritis who were treated with secukinumab achieved minimal disease activity, as well as other improvements.

Novartis Says Tisagenlecleucel Met CRR in Early FL Data

August 05, 2020

Article

Tisagenlecleucel, sold as Kymriah by Novartis, met its primary end point of complete response rate (CRR) in an interim analysis of a phase 2 study for relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma (FL).

Cancer Care in the Age of COVID-19: Dr Patricia Salber Interviews Dr Bobby Reddy

August 05, 2020

Podcast

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs In, and Sandeep “Bobby” Reddy, MD, an oncologist at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and chief medical officer of NantHealth, discuss the clinical care of patients with cancer in the age of COVID-19.