Arquivos Mensais: March 2007

Loss of Control: Your Choice

No one asks to be “chosen” for chronic illness and/or pain. There are, however, choices you can make which can either empower you or allow you to be a victim of circumstances. Not feeling you are in total control does not

Publicado em Health and Lifestyle

Rituximab: A New Treatment for Recalcitrant PV?

Rituximab (RTX) is anti-CD20 chimeric antibody that selectively targets B cells.  CD20 is a molecule that functions as an antigen for it.  CD20 is expressed on mature antibody producing B cells, but not on plasma cells.(1) The FDA has approved

Publicado em Medical

Anti-TNF Therapy for Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid

Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid, also known as Cicatricial Pemphigoid, is a serious autoimmune blistering disorder that can result in blindness and other complications as the result of scarring of the mucous membranes.  To our knowledge, there have been 2 reported uses

Publicado em Medical
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