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After Trelegy Ellipta Approval, GSK Looks to More COPD Treatments
“We are constantly looking for new molecules with which to treat COPD patients.”
Generational Care: The History of Tardive Dyskinesia Treatment
"The frequency of causing tardive dyskinesia is lesser, but it’s not zero."
A Biosimilar Cure for Sky-High Drug Prices
In 2013, it was estimated that because of biosimilars, the US could save $250 billion throughout the next 10 years.
Dupixent for Atopic Dermatitis Aims for EU Approval
Dupixent, combined with topical corticosteroids significantly improved measures such as disease severity, skin clearing, itching, and overall quality of life in patients.
PBC Treatment Linked by FDA to At Least 19 Deaths
According to the FDA, Ocaliva has been identified in 19 cases of death and 11 cases of serious liver damage, and has been excessively dosed in some adult patients with moderate to severe decreases in liver function.
FDA Issues Response Letter to Janssen for RA Therapy Sirukumab
The response letter indicated the need for additional clinical data in order to further evaluate sirukumab's safety profile.
European Commission Approves Tocilizumab for Treatment of Giant Cell Arteritis
Actemra/RoActemra has potential to change how GCA is treated.
Subcutaneous Furosemide: Taking Diuresis Outside the Hospital
The sc2Wear Infusor allows the opportunity to deliver furosemide subcutaneously and at home, to keep HF patients in need of diuresis out of the hospital.
Novel Loci Implicated in Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Researchers found two loci,
previously unrecognized associations related to the risk of age-related macular degeneration.
Sex Hormones May Play a Role in the Higher Rate of Depression Among Women
The researchers noted that the majority of research has focused on hormonal differences, despite significant differences in immune function between the sexes.
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