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ReutersJune 13 (Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co and Incyte Corp said their experimental drug was effective in reducing painful symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis after 52 weeks of treatment. The drug, baricitinib, is part of a new family of medicines...
MONTVERDE — Santiago Ortiz, the Montverde Academy soccer player who could run all day and chase down attacking forwards, could not walk. "I was really afraid," Ortiz said, recalling the school-sponsored shopping trip to a Target in Winter Garden...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses, Sports, Soccer, Flu, Arts and Culture
In 1974, Jack Wilson did something many people only dream about: He quit his job making industrial fermenting equipment and started his own business. "The parent company was becoming quite controlling and I don't control well," said Wilson, 88, of...
In 1988, I became extremely ill. I had many tests, saw many doctors and was given various medicines. Some caused allergic reactions. Through it all, I remained sick — and actually became worse. Eventually, I was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis,...
ReutersBy Ransdell Pierson May 21 (Reuters) - A new type of asthma drug meant to attack the underlying causes of the respiratory disease slashed episodes by 87 percent in a mid-stage trial, making it a potential game changer for patients with moderate to severe...
BOYNE CITY -- "My body!" cried Kami Chapp as her mother raced to get answers to her daughter's pain. Kami Chapp from Boyne City is a 9-year-old suffering from what many believe to be a "grown up" disease, but the Chapp family knows firsthand that...
With some exceptions, any illness can strike anyone at any time. One of the more dangerous to emerge in recent decades is Lyme disease. Harford County, as many of us know either first-hand or because of someone we know, is not immune from the tick-borne...
Stems cells taken from just a few grams of body fat are a promising weapon against the crippling effects of osteoarthritis. For the past two decades, knee, hip or other joint replacements have been the standard treatment for the deterioration of joint...
Tags: Arthritis, Research, Medical Research
Shares of biotech giant Amgen Inc. slumped Wednesday as investors reacted to weaker-than-expected first-quarter sales. Shares of the Thousand Oaks company dropped $6.41, or nearly 6%, to $106.35 in trading Wednesday. The company's stock had posted...
Tags: Amgen Inc., Enbrel (drug)
Dear Pharmacist: Your post on rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune disease intrigued me. I didn't realize eating beans, peanuts, peas, lentils, soy or tofu was an issue. I eat these foods frequently, and I still hurt. Can you tell me more? —D.B.,...
Dear Pharmacist: I live in chronic pain. No one is sure why. I take hydrocodone and ibuprofen daily, but I'm still in pain. Can you recommend any vitamins to help me? — M.C., Dallas, Texas Dear M.C.: I'm sorry you are going through this. Luckily,...
Jun 13, 2013 |Story| Reuters
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May 22, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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May 16, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 14, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Apr 24, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 24, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 18, 2013 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Apr 10, 2013 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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