Sarcoidosis Patients Face a Higher Risk of Developing This Condition
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Sarcoidosis Patients Face a Higher Risk of Developing This Condition

A report titled, “Association of Sarcoidosis With Increased Risk of VTE: A Population-Based Study, 1976 to 2013,” recently released information that patients with sarcoidosis have a 3-fold increased risk for…

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There’s $12.7 Million Behind This New Parkinson’s Hypothesis
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There’s $12.7 Million Behind This New Parkinson’s Hypothesis

A new biotech company in Philadelphia called Enterin announced recently that their company has raised a whopping $12.7 million to support the hypothesis that Parkinson's disease starts in the gut,…

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New Psoriatic Arthritis Drug Receives FDA Approval
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New Psoriatic Arthritis Drug Receives FDA Approval

In early July of this year, the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb announced that the FDA approved of their new treatment, called abatacept (Orencia), either intravenously or subcutaneously. This drug is…

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals on the Verge of a New, More Effective Cystic Fibrosis Treatment
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals on the Verge of a New, More Effective Cystic Fibrosis Treatment

Earlier this month, Vertex Pharmaceuticals released big news regarding a new development in cystic fibrosis treatment. The pharmaceutical company announced that their new, innovative technique in treating the disease had…

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A New Discovery Could Change the Future of IPF Treatments
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A New Discovery Could Change the Future of IPF Treatments

Researchers have just found some really exciting information that will be crucial in the development of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) treatments from here on out. Scientists at Northwestern Medicine have…

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Breaking News in Parkinson’s Disease Research
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Breaking News in Parkinson’s Disease Research

There's some new information available about Parkinson's disease, and researchers are really excited about it. Earlier this month, researchers found that visual system changes in recently diagnosed Parkinson's patients can…

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Europe’s on Board with This New Treatment for C3 Glomerulopathy
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Europe’s on Board with This New Treatment for C3 Glomerulopathy

On May 23, 2017, a biopharmaceutical company, ChemoCentryx, Inc., made a huge announcement. Not only has the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted orphan drug designation for their drug, avacopan,…

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