Promising Progeria Drug Candidate Lonafarnib Approaching New Drug Application
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Promising Progeria Drug Candidate Lonafarnib Approaching New Drug Application

According to a publication from Pharmaceutical Technology, California-based Eiger Biopharmaceuticals is preparing to submit a New Drug Application (NDA) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their experimental progeria…

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Genes for Good — Are Smartphones and Saliva Kits the Future of Genetic Study?
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Genes for Good — Are Smartphones and Saliva Kits the Future of Genetic Study?

According to a publication from Stat, researchers from the University of Michigan-led Genes for Good program have recruited over 20,000 Americans through its smartphone app. Participants complete questionnaires on the…

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Tips by a Myelodysplastic Syndromes Patient on How to Navigate the Internet When Researching Your Rare Disease

Jane Biehl Jane Biehl has worked as a professor, rehabilitation counselor, and a librarian. She holds three different degrees, and spreads her knowledge through freelance writing. She also has a…

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Study Confirms the Superiority of Rituximab (Rituxan) in Treating Pemphigus Vulgaris
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Study Confirms the Superiority of Rituximab (Rituxan) in Treating Pemphigus Vulgaris

According to a story from marketscreener.com, the biotechnology company Roche recently announced the results from a company sponsored phase 3 clinical trial that compared the safety and efficacy of rituximab…

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New Clinical Trial for Eosinophilic Esophagitis is Now Recruiting Participants

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a rare and chronic disorder which affects the digestive system. Eosinophils are a type of white blood cell that help fight infections. This…

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A Recent Study Shows That PICCs are Being Overused in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

Chronic Kidney Disease Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a rare condition which is defined as lasting and progressive kidney damage. The kidneys are responsible for filtering waste and fluids from…

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