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Morphosys jumps pre-market as FDA approves antibody drug

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Shares in Morphosys jumped 11 percent in pre-market trade on Friday after a licensee won U.S. approval for psoriasis drug guselkumab, bringing the German biotech group a step closer to launching its first antibody drug onto the market.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

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CONCLUSIONS: The first HDR brachytherapy treatment of psoriasis of the nail bed is presented. The initial experience revealed that brachytherapy treatment was well-tolerated and resulted in adequate control of the disease. A larger cohort of patients will be required for additional conclusions related to the long-term clinical benefits. PMID: 28725251 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: J Contemp Brachytherapy Source Type: research
Brodalumab is for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults who are candidates for systemic therapy.International Approvals
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news
Source: Dermatologic Therapy - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: THERAPEUTIC HOTLINE: LETTERS Source Type: research
Source: British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
Source: British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Perspectives Source Type: research
8-Methoxypsoralen is a widely sold drug in Brazil as handled capsules and creams because it is only industrially available as soft gel capsules of 10 mg. In order to contribute to the quality control of these pharmaceutical forms, a spectrofluorimetric method was implemented and applied for the evaluation of the quality of compounding pharmacies in the state of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Solutions of 8-methoxypsoralen prepared in ethanol/water (30:70 v/v) produced fluorescence signals at excitation/emission wavelengths of 305/495 nm. The method presented good precision (relative standard deviation, RSD
Source: Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Authors: Ellulu MS, Patimah I, Khaza'ai H, Rahmat A, Abed Y Abstract Obesity is the accumulation of abnormal or excessive fat that may interfere with the maintenance of an optimal state of health. The excess of macronutrients in the adipose tissues stimulates them to release inflammatory mediators such as tumor necrosis factor α and interleukin 6, and reduces production of adiponectin, predisposing to a pro-inflammatory state and oxidative stress. The increased level of interleukin 6 stimulates the liver to synthesize and secrete C-reactive protein. As a risk factor, inflammation is an imbedded mechanism of d...
Source: Archives of Medical Science - Category: General Medicine Tags: Arch Med Sci Source Type: research
We present a case of highly inflammatory tinea capitis, also known as kerion celsi, caused byM. canis in a 6-year-old-patient. Scalp infections due toM. canis are a growing problem in dermatological practice. Changes in epidemiology, etiology, and clinical patterns of fungal infections due toM. canis are significant. Greater awareness of this problem is needed in order to establish proper diagnosis and successful treatment strategy for these patients. 
Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
We present and discuss a case of 10-year-old girl with the unique biopsy findings of double glomerulonephritis associated with the simultaneous onset of generalized psoriasis. 
Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
The Skindex-29 instrument, which is intended for measuring the influence of skin diseases on quality of life, was developed and validated in several languages. However, a Serbian translation of the instrument is not available. The aim of this study was to translate the Skindex-29 from English to Serbian, to make necessary cultural adaptations, and to test its psychometric properties in a sample of outpatients with various skin diseases. The Skindex-29 was translated and adapted according to internationally accepted guidelines and then tested on a sample of Serbian outpatients with various skin diseases. Internal consistenc...
Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
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