Laura Stiles

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First Treatment for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis Approved by FDA

First Treatment for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis Approved by FDA

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The FDA has expanded the approval of mepolizumab for treating eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, which causes vasculitis.

FDA Advises Recall: Limbrel May Be Linked to Drug-Induced Liver Injury

FDA Advises Recall: Limbrel May Be Linked to Drug-Induced Liver Injury

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As of November 21, 2017, the FDA received 194 adverse event reports about the unapproved osteoarthritis treatment Limbrel.

FDA Alert: Febuxostat May Increase Risk of Heart-Related Adverse Events, Death

FDA Alert: Febuxostat May Increase Risk of Heart-Related Adverse Events, Death

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Gout medication febuxostat (Uloric) was associated with an increased risk of heart-related death and death from all causes.

Inflammation of Sacroiliac Joint in Axial Spondyloarthritis vs Healthy Participants

Inflammation of Sacroiliac Joint in Axial Spondyloarthritis vs Healthy Participants

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Inflammation shown on MRI of the sacroiliac joint (MRI-SI) is prevalent in axSpA (±30%), but the specificity is not well known.

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Systemic Sclerosis: Swift Diagnosis and Effective Treatment

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Systemic Sclerosis: Swift Diagnosis and Effective Treatment

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Rheumatology specialists should be aware of the clinical features of SSc-PAH, as well as the tools available to facilitate a prompt, accurate diagnosis.

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