News & Articles

January 15, 2019

No, it’s not contagious

A Dominican-American man with psoriasis fends off the usual annoying questions, battles his anger, searches for the right treatment and helps raise awareness. I’ve been living […]
January 14, 2019

Triple-negative breast cancer responds to new dual-target therapy

An experimental therapy that targets two growth pathways reduced cancer cell proliferation and spread in mice with triple-negative breast cancer. An experimental therapy has shown promising […]
January 14, 2019

New Pre-Med Protocol Improves Ocrelizumab Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Common infusion-associated adverse reactions with ocrelizumab for multiple sclerosis were substantially reduced with strategic premedication. Common infusion-associated adverse reactions (IARs) with ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) for multiple sclerosis […]
January 11, 2019

Partial Breast Cancer Radiation Treatments Effective, Trial Shows

A clinical trial suggests that accelerated partial breast irradiation is as effective as whole-breast irradiation at preventing breast cancer recurrence. Accelerated partial breast irradiation, a therapy that […]
January 10, 2019

Methotrexate Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in Elderly-Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers evaluated the associations between time-varying methotrexate use and risk for cardiovascular events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) continuously taking methotrexate over […]
January 10, 2019

Long-Term Ixekizumab Treatment Acceptably Safe in Plaque Psoriasis

Patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis typically require long-term treatment to achieve disease control. According to study results published in the Journal of the European Academy […]
January 10, 2019

Cancer breath test begins trial

A two-year trial into a clinical device, called the Breath Biopsy, will see if exhaled airborne molecules can be useful for earlier cancer detection. A breathalyzer […]