Factor H Autoantibodies in Patients with Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Thrombosis.

CONCLUSION: Overall, the data indicate that in patients with APS and recurrent venous thrombosis, there are increased levels of FH autoantibodies, a finding associated with poor clinical outcome. PMID: 26276971 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: J Rheumatol Source Type: research

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Gene Variant in the NF-κB Pathway Inhibitor NFKBIA Distinguishes Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis within the Spectrum of Psoriatic Disease. Biomed Res Int. 2019;2019:1030256 Authors: Coto-Segura P, Coto E, González-Lara L, Alonso B, Gómez J, Cuesta-Llavona E, Queiro R Abstract Background and Aims: The NF-κB pathway has been implicated in the genetic aetiology of psoriatic disease. However, since most patients with arthritis have psoriasis, discerning the genetic contributions to both aspects of psoriatic disease is not easy. Our aim was to study the association of common pol...
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS Radiation can induce vasogenic edema and is associated with the RBI occurrence and development. VEGF protein is highly relevant to the induction of edema and thrombosis in the acute phase of RBI and in the early delayed phase of RBI, including vascular repair and regeneration, thrombus ablation and other events. Human recombinant endostatin can reduce the progression of cerebral edema during the early onset of RBI. PMID: 31816619 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Publication date: November 2019Source: Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease, Volume 26, Issue 6Author(s): Harish Seethapathy, Lama NoureddineCalciphylaxis is a rare disorder of poor prognosis that can lead to intense, painful lesions involving the skin and subcutaneous tissue. Although mostly described in dialysis patients, it can affect patients with normal kidney function. The diagnosis of calciphylaxis is complicated by the absence of a gold standard marker of disease such as a clear histopathological finding. Late diagnosis and advanced lesions can significantly shorten life expectancy. Calciphylaxis wounds can have a ma...
Source: Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The findings reveal that marine organisms could be a promising source of novel antiinflammatory agents. However, further investigations are suggested for the isolation and identification of bioactive, exploring the mechanism of action and evaluating the efficacy in various inflammatory conditions. PMID: 31814546 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Recent Patents on Inflammation and Allergy Drug Discovery - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov Source Type: research
Macrophages are heterogeneous leukocytes regulated in a tissue- and disease-specific context. While in vitro macrophage models have been used to study diseases empirically, a systematic analysis of the transcriptome thereof is lacking. Here, we acquired gene expression data from eight commonly-used in vitro macrophage models to perform a meta-analysis. Specifically, we obtained gene expression data from unstimulated macrophages (M0) and macrophages stimulated with lipopolysaccharides (LPS) for 2–4 h (M-LPSearly), LPS for 24 h (M-LPSlate), LPS and interferon-γ (M-LPS+IFNγ), IFNγ (M-IFNγ), inter...
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Thus, diabetes mellitus itself was not an independent factor associated with IAD. A larger IAD was preferentially associated with the presence of PAD, and this association was modified by age. PMID: 31813900 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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(Reuters)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Amgen Inc.’s biosimilar copy of Johnson &Johnson’s blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade (infliximab), according to the regulator’s website. The biosimilar, Avsola (infliximab-axxq), has the same chemical components, dosage form and strength as Remicade and would treat a range of autoimmune disorders. The label for the... [Read More]
Source: The Rheumatologist - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tags: Biologics & Biosimilars Drug Updates Avsola infliximab infliximab biosimilar infliximab-axxq Remicade REMICADE (infliximab) U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 December 2019Source: International Journal of PharmaceuticsAuthor(s): Sakshi Tomar, Sarbani Chakraborti, Akshita Jindal, Maninderjeet Kaur Grewal, Renu ChadhaAbstractThe effectiveness of Diacerein as an anti-osteoarthritis drug is limited due to its acutely poor aqueous solubility and bioavailability. The present study demonstrates cocrystallization as a successful technique to improve the biopharmaceutical parameters of diacerein. Three cocrystals of diacerein were prepared by an eco-friendly technique with three suitable coformers namely isonicotinamide, nicotinamide, and theophylline...
Source: International Journal of Pharmaceutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
We report a case of Kounis syndrome type III (coronary thrombosis) variant in a 48-year-old male, who had suffered recurrent acute myocardial infarction after scallion-induced hypersensitivity reactions. Following appropriate anti-thrombotic, anti-histamine and reperfusion strategies, the patient was found to have elevated levels of IgE and chronic urticaria. Upon administration of omalizumab there was an improvement of chronic urticaria, decrease in IgE levels and abolishing of the ischemic attacks.
Source: Canadian Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
UCLA scientists have discovered one reason why autoimmune diseases are more prevalent in women than in men. While males inherit their mother ’s X chromosome and father’s Y chromosome, females inherit X chromosomes from both parents. New research, which shows differences in how each of those X chromosomes is regulated, suggests that the X chromosome that females get from their father may help to explain their more active immune system .“It’s been known for many years that women are more susceptible to autoimmune diseases than men are,” said lead study author Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl, a UCLA professor...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
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