Tag: "etanercept" at medical news
Novel drug therapy tackles third 'pathway' causing congestive heart failure
...ther test (this) hypothesis." Clinical studies of etanercept
involving more people with heart failure arealready underway in North America and Europe, according to Mann. "Heart failurepatients should take as a positive sign the fact that we expect to have theresults of these trials by the end of next year. I...
Study shows reduction of inflammation helps heal heart
...hen developing their treatment plan. In the study, etanercept
improved quality of life in more than 60 percent of the 47 patients treated in the three-month study. The drug improved heart-pumping capacity in patients who received the highest dosage of the drug by an average of 20 percent and reduced the size of...
New treatment for spinal disorder proves effective in UCSF study
...ercent of patients taking the immune-blocking drug etanercept
experienced relief from their symptoms. The drug w... therapy. And unlike all other current treatments, etanercept
relieved intense pain from spinal inflammation in most patients, the study found. The drug may reduc...
British scientists receive Lasker Prize for discovering new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis
...e development of three anti-TNF drugs, infliximab, etanercept
and adalimumab. These drugs are effective in most patients, even those resistant to all previous treatment. Most importantly this new class of drug protects the joints from further destruction. This research has had a major impact, providing new and ...
Combination drug therapy could substantially improve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
... who were randomly allocated treatment with either etanercept
(25 mg subcutaneously twice a week) or oral methot...tion treatment compared with 16% of patients given etanercept
monotherapy and 13% given methotrexate monotherapy. Combination therapy was also more effective for ...
Clinical trial of Etanercept for Wegener's disease shows no benefit
...kins-led study designed to evaluate the ability of etanercept
to maintain disease remissions in a serious autoim...y results, however, demonstrate unequivocally that etanercept
was not effective for this purpose. Because of the disease's propensity to flare following remissio...