Adalimumab – safe and effective therapy for adolescent patient with severe psoriasis and immune thrombocytopenia.

We report the case of an adolescent with severe psoriasis and concomitant immune thrombocytopenia who obtained remission during treatment with adalimumab. Increased concentration of tumor necrosis factor- α seems to be a pathogenic linkage and therapeutic target for both diseases. 
Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research

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Source: Arab Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
ConclusionsConsidering major health and economic problems posed by unrestrained diabetes epidemic in India, research in this area remains highly inadequate.
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionThere was an increase in the prevalence of neuroischemic DFU. The Enterobacteriaceae family replaced SA as the most prevalent pathogen in DFI, with an increase in the isolation of gram-negative microorganisms and mixed polymicrobial cultures. Chronic neuroischemic infected ulcers usually present distinct bacterial isolates; knowledge about the most common agents is warranted in order to better select empiric antibiotic therapy.
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Publication date: 18 February 2020Source: Cell Reports, Volume 30, Issue 7Author(s): Chao Chen, Ming-an Sun, Claude Warzecha, Mahesh Bachu, Anup Dey, Tiyun Wu, Peter D Adams, Todd Macfarlan, Paul Love, Keiko OzatoSummaryHIRA is a histone chaperone that deposits the histone variant H3.3 in transcriptionally active genes. In DiGeorge syndromes, a DNA stretch encompassing HIRA is deleted. The syndromes manifest varied abnormalities, including immunodeficiency and thrombocytopenia. HIRA is essential in mice, as total knockout (KO) results in early embryonic death. However, the role of HIRA in hematopoiesis is poorly understood...
Source: Cell Reports - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
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Source: Expert Review of Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Expert Rev Clin Immunol Source Type: research
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Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news
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Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Source: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy Source Type: research
This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates the association between cancer and psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.
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Source: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy Source Type: research
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