Study: Systemic therapy preserves vision of uveitis patients better than intraocular implant
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  May 22, 2017  
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 Study: Systemic therapy preserves vision of uveitis patients better than intraocular implantStudy: Systemic therapy preserves vision of uveitis patients better than intraocular implant
 
Systemic therapy consisting of corticosteroids and immunosuppressants preserved vision of uveitis patients better - and had fewer adverse outcomes - than a long-lasting corticosteroid intraocular implant, according to a clinical trial funded by the National Eye Institute.
 
 
 Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitisStudy finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis
 
Researchers comparing leading treatment approaches for patients with severe uveitis have discovered that systemic therapy with oral corticosteroids and immunosuppression can preserve or improve vision in the long term better than regional implant therapy can.
 
   Clinical trial discovers drug combination that could help children with arthritisClinical trial discovers drug combination that could help children with arthritis
 
A clinical trial funded by Arthritis Research UK and the National Institute for Health Research led by professors from the Universities of Liverpool and Bristol has discovered a drug combination that could help thousands of children with arthritis.
 
 Human Parechovirus
 
Human ParechovirusParechovirus is a very new genus classification under the family Picornaviridae. They are closely related to enteroviruses that cause diarrhea, the common cold, and other infections. Parechovirus are of two types, Parechovirus A and Parechovirus B, of which the former is known as “Human Parechovirus or HPeV” as they are human pathogens that can cause diseases to the general population.
 
 
 Parechovirus Symptoms
 
Parechovirus SymptomsParechoviruses that are of two different types, Parechovirus A and Parechovirus B, are a genre of small, non-enveloped, single-stranded, positive sense RNA virus under the family Picornaviridae. Of the two types, Parechovirus A is a human pathogen (thus called human parechovirus), while parechovirus B infects animals.