Hippocrates must be turning in his grave.
For several decades, intravenous Ig has been used as treatment for a variety of immune-related diseases, including immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), autoimmune neuropathies, systemic lupus erythematosus, myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, skin blistering syndromes, and Kawasaki disease.
Disease management programs that help guide the care of patients with chronic health problems appear to improve the quality of health care, but there is little evidence that such efforts actually save money, according to a study issued by the…
The PEM Friends (UK) met in June for their annual Away Weekend hosted by Raymond and Carolyn Blain.
WASHINGTON — Managers at the National Institutes of Health are increasingly ignoring the advice of scientific review panels and giving hundreds of millions of dollars a year to scientists whose projects are deemed less scientifically worthy than those denied money.
Are Americans obligated to use an unproven vaccine to help protect people in other countries from the flu pandemic?
BUDAPEST, Hungary (EGMN) –Rituximab for the treatment of severe pemphigus continued to rack up impressive results in the 2-year extension of a landmark 3-year multicenter trial.
Today, the WordPress Experts over at WPMU DEV agreed to slash prices on their enormous suite of plugins, themes, and support for the IPPF! This saves the Foundation more than just the cost of membership, but hours upon hours of…
A RWJF survey summarized in the September 14, 2009 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine shows that 62.9 percent of physicians nationwide support proposals to expand health care coverage that include both public and private insurance options—where people…
Pharmacogenomics is the study of how inherited variations in genes dictate a person’s reaction to a drug.