TAVNEOS Approved in Japan for ANCA-Associated Vasculitis
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TAVNEOS Approved in Japan for ANCA-Associated Vasculitis

Sometimes, certain drugs may be approved in different countries and not in others. However, drug approval spanning multiple countries highlights the importance of getting drugs and treatments into the hands…

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Study of the Week: Nucala’s Effectiveness in EGPA Confirmed in Real-World Study

Welcome to Study of the Week from Patient Worthy. In this segment, we select a study we posted about from the previous week that we think is of particular interest…

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Nucala and Corticosteroids Can Increase EGPA Remission

Recently, researchers sought to examine how Nucala (mepolizumab) affected disease progression in patients with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA), especially when used in conjunction with corticosteroids. According to ANCA Vasculitis…

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Study Finds Thrombosis May be the First Sign of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
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Study Finds Thrombosis May be the First Sign of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

A recent study has found that thrombosis may be the first manifestation of granulomatosis with polyangiitis disease in children following the very first report of its presentation in a 13…

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Researchers Find Hypothyroidism is Linked to ANCA-Associated Vasculitis

The American College of Rheumatology presented new findings on November 5, 2020 at their virtual conference. They found that in patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV), hypothyroidism is associated with positive…

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Avacopan Better than Prednisone for Patients with AAV, Study Shares
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Avacopan Better than Prednisone for Patients with AAV, Study Shares

Recently, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) virtually held ACR Convergence 2020, the organization's annual meeting. At the meeting, researchers shared new insights in the realm of rheumatology; these were…

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The FDA Approves First Pediatric Treatment for Rare Forms of Vasculitis
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The FDA Approves First Pediatric Treatment for Rare Forms of Vasculitis

According to a story from finanzen.ch, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the drug rituximab (marketed as Rituxan) as a treatment in child patients aged at least…

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