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Dr. Roach: Asthma medicine to blame for HBP?
Dear Dr. Roach : I use Advair every day, two times a day, and I now have high blood pressure.
Thalidomide drug label to warn of cancer risk
A thalidomide drug that is approved as part of treatment for multiple myeloma may increase the risk of other cancers, Health Canada says.
Shorter duration steroid therapy may offer similar effectiveness in reducing COPD exacerbations
Among patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease requiring hospital admission, a 5-day glucocorticoid treatment course was non-inferior to a 14-day course with regard to re-exacerbation during 6 months of follow-up, according to a study published online by JAMA .
PMR symptoms respond well to prednisone regimen
DEAR DOCTOR K: I have polymyalgia rheumatica. My doctor has prescribed prednisone, but I'm worried about the long-term effects of this treatment.
Applied Clinical Trials
Janssen Oncology Data to be Presented at 2013 American Society of...
Janssen Oncology Data to be Presented at 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, Including ZYTIGA?, Ibrutinib and Daratumumab Data Note: This release corresponds to ASCO abstracts 5014, 5004, 5009, 5010, 5013, 5037, 5059, 9617, 9618, 5059, 8502, 7130, 8619, 8613, 8614, 7014, 7056, 7057, 8512 and electronic publication e17510 ... (more)
RA, anti-TNF drugs and abortion rates: an interview with Dr. Evelyne...
Prednisone and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can be used for symptom control, but to prevent joint damage, we use disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs including the cornerstone, methotrexate.
Scotland on Sunday
Rod Stewart uses steroids that nearly killed him
IT WAS an addiction which threatened to bring his half-century of stardom to an abrupt and tragic end.
A New, Safer Way to Remove Cataracts
Who is likely to get a cataract? Diabetics often develop cataracts. Eye injuries or inflammation can also encourage the protein deposits that lead to cataracts, as can some drugs such as prednisone .
2 Biotechs Primed For Prosperity In 2013
Santarus has quietly developed into a thriving bio-pharmaceutical juggernaut with current marketed products consistently showing strong growth and a pipeline full of promise.
Wilmington Teen Living with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Macy is just like any other thirteen year old girla€¦ She likes to hang out with her friends, go to the mall, play the violin and keyboard, listen to music and play basketball, softball, field hockey and soccer.
And the Doctor Said...
As I wrote earlier in my blog post , today was my first visit with the doctor since I had the bronchoscopy on April 12.