After a Run-in With Autoimmune Hepatitis, This Family is Celebrating Their Two Year “Transplantaversary”
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After a Run-in With Autoimmune Hepatitis, This Family is Celebrating Their Two Year “Transplantaversary”

According to a story from the Children's Organ Transplant Association, the Fitzmaurice family of St. Louis, Missouri will have a ton to be thankful for as the holidays roll around…

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Study Finds That Denosumab can Boost Bone Density in Primary Biliary Cholangitis and Autoimmune Hepatitis
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Study Finds That Denosumab can Boost Bone Density in Primary Biliary Cholangitis and Autoimmune Hepatitis

According to a story from Healio, a recent study has illustrated that the drug denosumab can improve the bone density of patients with primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) and autoimmune hepatitis…

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Phase 2a Clinical Trial for Investigational Cell Therapy Now Recruiting Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis and Autoimmune Hepatitis Patients

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) and Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH) are both rare and chronic liver diseases. They cause the bile ducts in the liver to become inflamed, resulting in severe liver damage.…

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Lupus Patient Finally Meets the Stranger who Saved Her Life by Donating a Piece of His Liver

Madison Ricci Madison Ricci is a 19-year-old who was diagnosed with Lupus at the age of 12. Lupus is a rare disease in which the body’s immune system begins attacking…

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Immunotherapy Drug to be Tested for Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

According to a story from finanzen.at, the biotechnology company Orbsen Therapeutics recently announced that its immunotherapy product ORBCEL-C is to be tested in a multi-site clinical trial called MERLIN that…

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Company Earns Orphan Drug Designation for Autoimmune Hepatitis From the FDA
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Company Earns Orphan Drug Designation for Autoimmune Hepatitis From the FDA

According to a story from finanznachrichten.de, the Swedish drug company Calliditas Therapeutics has recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given one of the company's experimental drugs…

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Girl With Several Rare Diagnoses Releases Book About Her Life
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Girl With Several Rare Diagnoses Releases Book About Her Life

According to a story from The Straits Times, Nicole Lim, who recently turned eighteen, learned that she had three different rare diseases when she was just thirteen years old. Getting…

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Cannabidiol Receives Orphan Drug Designation for Autoimmune Hepatitis
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Cannabidiol Receives Orphan Drug Designation for Autoimmune Hepatitis

According to a story from globenewswire.com, the company Revive Therapeutics, which is dedicated to the development of treatments derived from cannabis and cannabinoids, recently announced that the FDA has decided…

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Maine Legislative Bill Challenges Step Therapy, Which Allows Insurers to Make Care Decisions
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Maine Legislative Bill Challenges Step Therapy, Which Allows Insurers to Make Care Decisions

Many medical insurers follow a practice known as step therapy. A new law presented to legislators in Maine proposes to protect patients from such practices. In her column for Central…

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Liver Transplant Saves Two Lives and Creates Bond Between Two Girls
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Liver Transplant Saves Two Lives and Creates Bond Between Two Girls

Kendall and Ava are not related by blood. They do, however, have one amazing thing in common- something that saved their lives and defeated autoimmune hepatitis. Keep reading, or follow…

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