Tag Archives: Patients

Anti-inflammatory drug improves survival in COVID-19 patients

Researchers from 68 sites across the country, led by David E. Leaf and Shruti Gupta  from the Division of Renal Medicine at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital, have investigated the effects of the anti-inflammatory drug tocilizumab on critically ill patients with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19. Unlike steroids, which suppress the immune system more broadly, tocilizumab specifically inhibits the receptor for… Read More »

Bristol Myers Squibb’s Zeposia boosts remission rates over placebo in ulcerative colitis patients

As one of the hottest markets in pharmaceuticals, immunology has become a murderers’ row of blockbuster drugs in recent years. But Bristol Myers Squibb has big hopes for a next-gen entry in Zeposia, and it’s angling for a foothold in ulcerative colitis to get the ball rolling.  Zeposia helped 18.4% of ulcerative colitis patients reach clinical remission at… Read More »

Thanks to red tape, nurses are about to spend more time on paperwork and less on patients

It will take 1,500 nurses working full-time to do the paperwork as healthcare costs just went up $ 173 million each day, all thanks to new federal red tape. And that’s just for starters; those costs will grow. Why? Because an “emergency” federal rule requires thousands of hospitals, clinics, medical laboratories, and nursing homes each… Read More »

FDA Approves Viltepso (viltolarsen) for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Patients Amenable to Exon 53 Skipping Therapy

FDA Approves Viltepso (viltolarsen) for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Patients Amenable to Exon 53 Skipping Therapy Print this page PARAMUS, N.J., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NS Pharma, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Viltepso (viltolarsen) injection for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) who… Read More »

Corona Havoc: COVID-19 patients has crossed 12.6M in Six Months

Coronavirus has wreaked havoc after affecting more than five million people over the world. More than 12.4 M million coronavirus cases have been reported worldwide. According to WorldMeter data, the number of corona positive has reached 12,675,441, and 563,928 people have died due to the epidemic. Corona havoc is not only causing death, but it… Read More »