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Stelara Gains FDA Approval To Treat Crohn's Disease
The FDA has granted approval for ustekinumab (Stelara/Janssen Biotech) to treat adults with moderately-to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD).
A new model that combines real-world prices with outcome data from both controlled trials and clinical practice indicates that the immediate use of tumor necrosis factor inhibitors (anti-TNFs) is a cost-effective way to achieve good first-year outcomes in patients newly diagnosed with both plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
Across the board, researchers saw that studies of active smokers showed increased prevalence of the skin condition, regardless of age or region. It isn't quite clear, though, whether smoking causes AD or AD causes people to smoke.
An increasing number of studies of treatment effectiveness for atopic dermatitis (AD) are measuring changes in quality of life (QOL) as well as in symptoms.
Researchers recommend all organ transplant patients should undergo total-body screenings for skin cancer.
Topical corticosteroid worked as well as bleach in transforming the microbiota of affected skin to that of healthy skin, an NYU study found.
Phototherapy can be effective in treating AD but not all patients have access to the therapy, a study found.
A retrospective analysis of patient records has found a significant link between psoriatic arthritis and malignant cancer – particularly breast cancer.
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