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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Progressive Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Disease Drug Candidate Ofev Granted Breakthrough Therapy Status
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Progressive Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Disease Drug Candidate Ofev Granted Breakthrough Therapy Status

According to a publication from Scleroderma News, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted Breakthrough Therapy status to Ofev (generic name nintedanib), as a treatment for progressive fibrosing…

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Phase 1 Study of Experimental Systemic Sclerosis Treatment Bermekimab Begins
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Phase 1 Study of Experimental Systemic Sclerosis Treatment Bermekimab Begins

According to a recent press release from XBiotech, a Texas-based biotechnology company, patient dosing is now underway in a phase 1 clinical study of the Company's investigational systemic sclerosis treatment, bermekimab.…

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Findings From a Mouse Study Could Have Major Implications for Scleroderma
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Findings From a Mouse Study Could Have Major Implications for Scleroderma

According to a story from Scleroderma News, the results of a recent mouse study could have significant implications for the future of scleroderma treatment. In the study, scientists used a…

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Study to Investigate the Development of Lung Disease in Connective Tissue Disorders
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Study to Investigate the Development of Lung Disease in Connective Tissue Disorders

A study record from clinicaltrials.gov is investigating the appearance of lung problems in patients with disorders affecting connective tissue. While prior research has documented the appearance of interstitial lung disease…

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Making History: First Drug Approved for Scleroderma-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease
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Making History: First Drug Approved for Scleroderma-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease

According to a story from finanzen.at, the drug nintedanib (marketed as Ofev) has officially been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a treatment for interstitial lung…

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