Positive Phase 1 Trial Results for Systemic Sclerosis-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease Treatment

Prometheus Biosciences Inc. has just announced positive results from their Phase 1 investigation for a new treatment for systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease (SSC-ILD). This trial investigated PRA023, an anti-TL1A…

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New Potential Therapy to Treat Pulmonary Fibrosis in Systemic Sclerosis and COVID-19
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New Potential Therapy to Treat Pulmonary Fibrosis in Systemic Sclerosis and COVID-19

Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that is caused by scarring of the lungs which can lead to shortness of breath and other respiratory issues. Some cases of COVID-19 have lead to…

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June is Scleroderma Awareness Month: Spreading Rare Disease Awareness
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June is Scleroderma Awareness Month: Spreading Rare Disease Awareness

According to a story from Scleroderma News, June is recognized as Scleroderma Awareness Month. While physical distancing as a result of the ongoing coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic may keep some folks at…

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Scleroderma Symptoms Shown to Be Alleviated with Tracleer Treatment
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Scleroderma Symptoms Shown to Be Alleviated with Tracleer Treatment

by Danielle Bradshaw from In The Cloud Copy A year-long study has shown that Tracleer greatly reduces the skin-related symptoms of scleroderma. The results also showed that although it helped…

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Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Study on Systemic Sclerosis
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Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Study on Systemic Sclerosis

  A news release from Benzinga shares that biotechnology company Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals is beginning a Phase 2 clinical study on EHP-101 as a treatment for patients with systemic sclerosis.…

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Two Part Treatment Proven Superior for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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Two Part Treatment Proven Superior for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

According to a story from Pulmonary Hypertension News, the results of a recent phase 3 clinical trial have determined that patients with connective tissue disease-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (CTD-PAH) stand…

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ICYMI: Privigen Granted Orphan Drug Designation For Treatment of Systemic Scleroderma
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ICYMI: Privigen Granted Orphan Drug Designation For Treatment of Systemic Scleroderma

CSL Behring has recently received the Orphan Drug designation for Privigen for the treatment of systemic scleroderma. Privigen has also been granted the Fast Track designation. This therapy has been…

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Researchers Identify Method to Help Detect Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Systemic Sclerosis Patients
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Researchers Identify Method to Help Detect Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Systemic Sclerosis Patients

According to a story from Pulmonary Hypertension News, a recent study has determined that cardiopulmonary exercise testing can be an effective method to help identify systemic sclerosis patients that are…

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