ANCA Vasculitis Patients at an Increased Risk of Depression, Study Finds
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ANCA Vasculitis Patients at an Increased Risk of Depression, Study Finds

According to a story from ANCA Vasculitis News, a recent review study has determined that patients living with ANCA vasculitis and other related diseases are at a higher than average…

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TNF Inhibitors Increase Risk of Central Nervous System Inflammation for Patients with Autoimmune Disorders
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TNF Inhibitors Increase Risk of Central Nervous System Inflammation for Patients with Autoimmune Disorders

According to MedScape, tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors present severe issues for patients with autoimmune disorders. In particular, patients exposed to TNF inhibitors may experience inflammation throughout their central nervous…

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ANCA Vasculitis Could Be Severe Complication of Lemtrada
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ANCA Vasculitis Could Be Severe Complication of Lemtrada

According to ANCA Vasculitis News, recent research shows that patients with multiple sclerosis who are being treated with Lemtrada are at greater risk of developing severe ANCA vasculitis. The drug therapy…

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Do We Really Know Our Health Situation? A Patient with Takayasu’s Arteritis Speaks Out
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Do We Really Know Our Health Situation? A Patient with Takayasu’s Arteritis Speaks Out

  "A steak saved my life," writes columnist Damon Young, 41, in his article for GQ, as he shares the story of his diagnosis with Takayasu's arteritis. After over-indulging at dinner,…

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Two Pyoderma Gangraenosum Patients Have Experienced Complete Healing in New Trial
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Two Pyoderma Gangraenosum Patients Have Experienced Complete Healing in New Trial

Pyoderma gangraenosum (PG) is a rare auto inflammatory disease which affects the skin. It unfortunately has no currently approved therapies. However, recent preliminary results from a Phase 2a trial have…

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A Chinese Study Finds Higher Risk of Relapse and Resistance to Therapy in AAV Patients With Lung Involvement
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A Chinese Study Finds Higher Risk of Relapse and Resistance to Therapy in AAV Patients With Lung Involvement

  A recent article in ANCA Vasculitis News highlighted a Chinese study of ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV), a group of autoimmune diseases. An earlier Chinese study suggested that the risk of…

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Researchers are Now Able to Zoom in on the Mutations Causing Autoimmune Diseases
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Researchers are Now Able to Zoom in on the Mutations Causing Autoimmune Diseases

Without understanding the cause of disease it is difficult to understand how to most effectively care for patients. Instead of addressing the underlying cause of disease, physicians are forced to…

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New Guidelines for Vasculitis Treatment Recommend First-Line Biologics for Some Patients
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New Guidelines for Vasculitis Treatment Recommend First-Line Biologics for Some Patients

According to a story from Healio, new guidelines for the treatment of different forms of vasculitis recommend the use of biologic therapies as a first-line option for certain patients. It…

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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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Study Highlights Need for More Effective ANCA Vasculitis Classification
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Study Highlights Need for More Effective ANCA Vasculitis Classification

According to a story from ANCA Vasculitis News, a recent study from Spain is highlighting the need for an updated classification system for ANCA-associated vasculitis that can predict patient prognosis…

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Major Infections Play a Key Role in the Prognosis of ANCA-Associated Vasculitis Patients
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Major Infections Play a Key Role in the Prognosis of ANCA-Associated Vasculitis Patients

According to a publication from ANCA Vasculitis News, a recent Spanish study of over 100 individuals diagnosed with ANCA-associated vasculitis found that major infections are a main cause of death…

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Finding Unbiased, Credible Information About Your Rare Disease Can Be Difficult, This Compilation of Resources May Help

When you or your child is first diagnosed with a rare disease it can be so difficult to know where to turn. You want to learn everything about the condition,…

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Getting off Immunosuppressants Can Help ANCA Vasculitis Patients Avoid Relapse, Study Suggests
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Getting off Immunosuppressants Can Help ANCA Vasculitis Patients Avoid Relapse, Study Suggests

According to a publication from ANCA Vasculitis News, a new study in International Kidney Reports suggests that stopping treatment of the disease once it goes into remission may lead to…

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