Vasculitis News and Research

Latest Vasculitis News and Research

Schering-Plough to present data on boceprevir at the AASLD 2009 Annual Meeting

Schering-Plough to present data on boceprevir at the AASLD 2009 Annual Meeting

Rituxan drug effective for treating ANCA-associated vasculitis

Rituxan drug effective for treating ANCA-associated vasculitis

Research to explore diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases

Research to explore diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases

Schering-Plough receives FDA recommendation approval for PEGINTRON

Schering-Plough receives FDA recommendation approval for PEGINTRON

Safety profiles of JANUVIA and JANUMET drugs established through clinical development program

Safety profiles of JANUVIA and JANUMET drugs established through clinical development program

European CHMP recommends Merck's JANUVIA and JANUMET as add-on to insulin

European CHMP recommends Merck's JANUVIA and JANUMET as add-on to insulin

Polymyositis and dermatomyositis affected patients more prone to cardiovascular diseases

Polymyositis and dermatomyositis affected patients more prone to cardiovascular diseases

Significant drop in prevalence of rheumatoid vasculitis between 2000 and 2001

Significant drop in prevalence of rheumatoid vasculitis between 2000 and 2001

Study of Rituxan (rituximab) in lupus nephritis misses primary endpoint

Study of Rituxan (rituximab) in lupus nephritis misses primary endpoint

Men get autoimmune diseases, too!

Men get autoimmune diseases, too!

Mayo Clinic clarifies diagnosis for primary central nervous system vasculitis (PCNSV)

Mayo Clinic clarifies diagnosis for primary central nervous system vasculitis (PCNSV)

Platelets help white blood cells fight inflammation

Platelets help white blood cells fight inflammation

Potential therapeutic target for autoimmune vasculitis

Potential therapeutic target for autoimmune vasculitis

Women suffering lupus OK to take oral contraceptives

Women suffering lupus OK to take oral contraceptives

Valproic acid (Depakote) may help treat lupus

Valproic acid (Depakote) may help treat lupus

Immunomedics awarded U.S. and Australian patents

Immunomedics awarded U.S. and Australian patents

Inflammation is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular disease among rheumatoid arthritis patients

Inflammation is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular disease among rheumatoid arthritis patients

Trial of Etanercept for Wegners's disease shows no benefit against the autoimmune condition

Trial of Etanercept for Wegners's disease shows no benefit against the autoimmune condition

Millennium Pharmaceuticals discovers protein biomarkers that could play a role in the early detection of rheumatoid arthritis

Millennium Pharmaceuticals discovers protein biomarkers that could play a role in the early detection of rheumatoid arthritis

Shortage of pediatric rheumatologists often leads to improper diagnosis and treatment

Shortage of pediatric rheumatologists often leads to improper diagnosis and treatment