A “Real World” Study Suggests That The Drug Apremilast Could be Useful for Behçet’s Disease
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A “Real World” Study Suggests That The Drug Apremilast Could be Useful for Behçet’s Disease

According to a story from rheumatology.medicinematters.com, a recent Italian real-world study has provided some evidence that the drug apremilast, which is considered a phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor, could be a useful treatment…

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Otezla Receives FDA Approval for Treatment of Oral Sores that Characterize Behçet’s Disease

According to a press release from American biotechnology company Celgene Corporation, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the Company's drug Otezla (generic name apremilast) for the treatment…

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Join the 2019 Walk for Behcet’s Disease in Orlando, Florida for Awareness Day!

Behcet’s Awareness Day is May 20th! Behcet’s disease (also known as Behçet’s and Behçet’s syndrome) is a rare condition that causes chronic inflammation which manifests as ulcers (commonly referred to…

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A Story You Can’t Make Up: How Behçet’s Disease Inspired Gary to Become a Thriller Novelist 

Unknown origins of birth. Overcoming enormous personal obstacles at an early age. A mysterious medical diagnosis. Making a drastic new change in life. This could - and is! - a…

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This Organization is an Exemplar of Rare Patient Support
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This Organization is an Exemplar of Rare Patient Support

Every rare disease patient deserves an organization dedicated to working towards their specific condition. These organizations provide invaluable patient advocacy, information, support, and research funding for small communities that need…

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Calling the Behcet’s Community! Reserve the Dates: June 23 – 25, 2017
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Calling the Behcet’s Community! Reserve the Dates: June 23 – 25, 2017

Behcet's disease falls under the umbrella of autoimmune diseases and disorders. It affects approximately 400 of 100,000 people in Turkey, and is also commonly found in the Middle East. It…

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2017 International Vasculitis Symposium
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2017 International Vasculitis Symposium

Do you have VASCULITIS? Associated with: Behcet’s Disease, Churg Strauss Syndrome, Cryoglobulinemia, Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis), Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (formerly Wegener’s Granulomatosis), Hpersensitivity Vasculitis (Leukocytoclastic), IgA Vasculitis (Henoch-Schönlein Purpura), Kawasaki…

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Painting Through the Pain: Young Artist Expresses Her Experience with Behcet’s Disease
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Painting Through the Pain: Young Artist Expresses Her Experience with Behcet’s Disease

When Megan Howard looked down at her completed drawing, colorful lines intersecting to form odd shapes, she saw elements of “The Scream.” She thought it a fitting depiction of her…

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11 doctores que deberias de visitar cuando tienes la enfermedad de Bechet’s
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11 doctores que deberias de visitar cuando tienes la enfermedad de Bechet’s

Una de las partes frustrantes de tener la enfermedad de Behçet es que puede afectar a muchas partes diferentes del cuerpo. Y a diferencia de otras condiciones que sólo pueden…

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Editor’s Choice: Spoonie Love, Support Groups and Good News

Happy Weekend Before the Election Patient Worthians! Get some rest, Tuesday is going to be a big one in the United States. But while you're hanging out, check out these…

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