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February 22, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis: Flare up and fighting back

One year ago today, I began to lose the feeling throughout most of my body because of a flare up of my multiple sclerosis. It was […]
February 22, 2019

Specific Carbohydrate Diet helps children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

There’s good news for kids suffering from inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s. Seattle Children’s has discovered a diet that puts some patients into remission without the […]
February 22, 2019

Burden of Skin and Joint Symptoms Examined in Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis were associated with significant decreases across multiple patient-reported outcomes, including quality of life and work productivity. In patients with concurrent psoriasis and psoriatic […]
February 22, 2019

Effectiveness of Biologic DMARDs in Rheumatoid Arthritis Compared

Researchers compared the real-world absolute and relative effectiveness in patients with RA of starting any of the available biologic DMARDs. Outcomes observed in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) […]
February 21, 2019

Racial Disparities In Cancer Deaths Is Narrowing Between Blacks And Whites

African-Americans still have the highest death rate and the lowest survival rate of any U.S. racial or ethnic group for most cancers. But the “cancer gap” […]
February 21, 2019

Novel Method Clears Hepatitis C from Donor Lungs

A novel method to inactivate HCV in donor lungs could allow additional transplants without post-transplant antiviral treatment. A newly developed method of inactivating hepatitis C virus […]
February 21, 2019

Need to Know: Do Children Get Multiple Sclerosis?

In this entry of the series “Need to Know,” columnist Tamara Sellman writes about the demographics and complications of children with MS. People are often surprised […]