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New Actemra data shows significant benefit for patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis

... Around one in three patients achieved clinical remission in the Actemra group, as assessed using DAS28 ... RA symptoms." "These results show that remission rates achieved with Actemra compare favourably ... in the placebo plus DMARDs arm. Disease remission was demonstrated in 30% of Actemra patients ...

Clinical studies show REMICADE reduces incidence of bowel surgeries in ulcerative colitis patients

... symptoms and inducing and maintaining clinical remission in adult and pediatric patients with moderately ... reducing signs and symptoms, achieving clinical remission and mucosal healing, and eliminating ... symptoms and inducing and maintaining clinical remission in pediatric patients with moderately to severely ...

Powerful nutrient cocktail can put kids with Crohn's into remission

... puts 60-70% of children with Crohn's disease, a common IBD disorder, into remission ― a success rate similar to that of traditional steroid-based drugs, ... says Dr. Shamir, is to "define exactly the role of nutrition in inducing remission in these patients, and the role of nutrition in maintaining remission." ...

Laughter remains good medicine

... he prescribed himself, with the approval of his doctor, a regimen of humorous videos and shows like Candid Camera. Ultimately, the disease went into remission and Cousins wrote a paper that was published in the New England Journal of Medicine and a book about his experience, Anatomy of an Illness: A ...

Laughter remains good medicine

... he prescribed himself, with the approval of his doctor, a regimen of humorous videos and shows like Candid Camera. Ultimately, the disease went into remission and Cousins wrote a paper that was published in the New England Journal of Medicine and a book about his experience, Anatomy of an Illness: A ...

A double-barreled immune cell approach for neuroblastoma

... on using the new treatment in 11 patients with recurring neuroblastoma. "For the first time, we started to see tumor responses. We have one complete remission and others who have had stable disease for more than a year," said Brenner. The patients responded after only the one infusion of cells because ...

Immunotherapy in high-risk pediatric sarcomas shows promising response

... and the efficacy of the vaccine is improved with the subsequent versions, one could ultimately consider the use of immunotherapy to consolidate remission in lower risk populations. ...

Dartmouth researchers discover gene signatures for scleroderma

... distinct genetic programs account for the ways this disease manifests itself and hold out the possibility for an improved ability to treat and induce remission of this potentially fatal disease," adds Rigby, who is a professor of medicine and of microbiology and immunology. The work continues a longtime ...

Story ideas from the Journal of Lipid Research

... had profoundly reduced HDL levels compared to controls or Crohns patients in remission. Interestingly, both active Crohns patients and those in remission had HDL with lower antioxidant potential than healthy individuals, revealing that acute inflammation episodes not only reduce total HDL, but alter ...

Pregnancy hormone key to repairing nerve cell damage

... The mystery of why multiple sclerosis (MS) tends to go into remission while women are pregnant may be the secret to overcoming the devastating ... on evidence that MS, which is more common in women than men, goes into remission when women become pregnant. MS is a neurodegenerative disease where the ...

New Treatment Rivals Chemotherapy For Lymphoma, Study Finds

... of cancer remained. More than three-quarters of patients with a complete remission were disease-free after five years. Results of the study appear in the ... to complete. It's very well-tolerated by patients and we saw complete remission in the majority of patients lasting for years," says lead study author ...

T for two: Scientists show how immune system chooses best way to fight infection

... Hayday and his team believe that the findings may also answer one of medical research's mysteries: why autoimmune diseases in women commonly go into remission in pregnancy. "We believe that trans-conditioning is less active during pregnancy," says Professor Hayday. "This means that most T cells ...

Novel therapy combinations gain ground in treating hepatitis

... for study periods up to six months. The current study compared the outcomes of five different treatments in patients who have not experienced remission with standard therapies: valopicitabine alone (800 mg/d), one of three combination arms with the drug at 400 mg/d, 800 mg/d or dose-ramping 400 to ...

UCLA paper examines how one disease may prevent another

... resident at Babies Hospital in New York City. One case was a kidney disease patient with nephrosis who was unresponsive to medications but went into remission after contracting measles. The other, a cystic fibrosis (CF) patient who needed to be admitted to the hospital, but there were no rooms available. ...

Combination therapy improves AIDS-related lymphoma outcome

... of patients survived. Moreover, only 40 percent reported moderate drug toxicity. For high-risk ARL patients, only 29 percent achieved complete remission and median survival was only 7.2 months. Sixty-nine percent reported moderate toxicity. "The present study showed that our risk-adapted strategy ...

Gene expression profile helps predict chemotherapy response in ovarian cancer patients

... most sensitive investigational approach for detecting residual disease in patients with advanced ovarian cancer who have achieved a complete clinical remission following chemotherapy, explains Cannistra.) The expression of 93 genes, collectively referred to as the Chemotherapy Response Profile (CRP), was ...

Fragment of yellow fever virus may hold key to safer vaccine

... samples from patients. In people, the mosquito-borne virus incubates for three to six days. Initial flu-like symptoms are followed by a brief remission of up to a day. Then, about 15 percent of people suffer more dangerous complications--, jaundice, liver, kidney, and heart damage, and bleeding from ...

Genetically Modified Natural Killer Immune Cells Attack, Kill Leukemia Cells

... after the transplant in order to eliminate residual leukemic cells. In another application, NK cells could be obtained from a patient while in remission and then reinfused after genetic modification if the patient suffers a resurgence of the leukemia. "We look forward to seeing this strategy being ...

Potential Cure for Lymphoma in HIV patients

... patients had undergone previous standard-dose frontline chemotherapy for their lymphoma, but the majority either failed to achieve a complete remission or had relapsed after an initial remission. The median length of study follow-up was approximately two and a half years, with a range of about six ...

Genetically modified natural killer immune cells attack, kill leukemia cells

... after the transplant in order to eliminate residual leukemic cells. In another application, NK cells could be obtained from a patient while in remission and then reinfused after genetic modification if the patient suffers a resurgence of the leukemia. "We look forward to seeing this strategy being ...
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