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Variable Clinical Features in a Large Family With Diamond Blackfan Anemia Caused by a Pathogenic Missense Mutation in RPS19
Discussion: This large family with DBA demonstrates the heterogeneity of phenotypes that can be seen within the same genotype. Most family members presented with steroid-responsive anemia in infancy and subtle congenital malformations, findings consistent with recent genotype-phenotype studies of RPS DBA. However, two family members were relatively unaffected, underscoring the importance of further studies to assess modifier genes, and epigenetic and/or environmental factors which may result in normal erythropoiesis despite underlying ribosome dysfunction. This large, multigenerational family highlights the need for indivi...
Source: Frontiers in Genetics - July 18, 2022 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research

Examining anti-inflammatory therapies in the prevention of cardiovascular events: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
Introduction Inflammation is emerging as an important risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and has been a recent target for many novel therapeutic agents. However, comparative evidence regarding efficacy of these anti-inflammatory treatment options is currently lacking. Methods and analysis This systematic review will include randomised controlled trials evaluating the effect of anti-inflammatory agents on cardiovascular outcomes in patients with known cardiovascular disease. Studies will be retrieved from Medline, Embase, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, as well as clinical trial regi...
Source: BMJ Open - June 27, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Boczar, K. E., Shin, S., Bezzina, K. A., Geejo, A., Pearson, A. L., Shahab, S., Fehlmann, C. A., Visintini, S., Beanlands, R., Wells, G. A. Tags: Open access, Cardiovascular medicine Source Type: research

Bullous pemphigoid: Its incidence, mortality and clinical outcome in New Zealand
CONCLUSION: The incidence and mortality rates are comparable to the UK/Northern Europe. Knowledge of the epidemiology of bullous pemphigoid in New Zealand and within an international settling informs the provision of future care and treatments.PMID:35324003 | DOI:10.1111/ajd.13822
Source: The Australasian Journal of Dermatology - March 24, 2022 Category: Dermatology Authors: Jenny G Chung Rajan Ramji Christin Coomarasamy Paul Jarrett Marius Rademaker Denesh C Patel Source Type: research

Janssen Data at ASCO GU Demonstrate Longstanding Leadership in Prostate Cancer and Commitment to Advancing Potential New Therapeutic Options for Genitourinary Cancers
Raritan, NJ, Feb. 1, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that 17 presentations will be featured at the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Cancers Symposium, taking place in San Francisco and virtually from February 17-19. Building on its long-term leadership in prostate cancer, Janssen is committed to advancing innovative treatments and transforming patient experiences, while focusing on research that may drive better outcomes for people across the genitourinary cancer spectrum. Data to be presented include Phase 3 results for the selective ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Progression of Large Vessel Disease in Patients With Giant Cell Arteritis–Associated Ischemic Stroke: The Role of Vascular Imaging: A Case Series
Conclusions Vascular imaging, especially with color-coded duplex sonography, could play a role in the follow-up of patients with GCA-related IS and identify those patients with higher risk of recurrent stroke.
Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - December 1, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Janssen to Present the Strength and Promise of its Hematologic Malignancies Portfolio and Pipeline at ASH 2021
RARITAN, N.J., November 4, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that more than 45 company-sponsored abstracts, including 11 oral presentations, plus more than 35 investigator-initiated studies will be featured at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition. ASH is taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta and virtually from December 11-14, 2021.“We are committed to advancing the science and treatment of hematologic malignancies and look forward to presenting the latest research from our robust portfolio and pipeline during ASH...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Janssen Demonstrates Commitment to Advancing Science and Innovation in the Treatment of Solid Tumors at ESMO Annual Congress
September 8, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that more than ten data presentations from its lung cancer, bladder cancer and prostate cancer portfolio and pipeline will be featured during the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Annual Congress 2021 virtual meeting, September 16–21. Further details about these data and the science Janssen is advancing will be made available throughout ESMO via the Janssen Oncology Virtual Newsroom.“With a diverse oncology portfolio and pipeline spanning bladder cancer, lung cancer and prostate cancer, Janssen...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

High-Dose Prednisolone for Treatment of Infantile Spasms After Presumed Perinatal Stroke
CONCLUSION: This case suggests high-dose prednisolone could be considered for first-line therapy for children with infantile spasms due to perinatal stroke; further study is needed.
Source: Journal of Neuroscience Nursing - March 11, 2021 Category: Neuroscience Tags: Case Study Source Type: research

Assessment of glucocorticoid tapering in large vessel and anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitides.
CONCLUSIONS: In one quarter of patients referred for LVV or AAV taking GC, tapering was slower than recommended. Promoting timely tapering may reduce GC toxicity. PMID: 33338004 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology - December 19, 2020 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Clin Exp Rheumatol Source Type: research

Johnson & Johnson Reports 2020 Third-Quarter Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (October 13, 2020) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for third-quarter 2020. “Our third-quarter results reflect solid performance and positive trends across Johnson & Johnson, powered by better-than-expected procedure recovery in Medical Devices, growth in Consumer Health, and continued strength in Pharmaceuticals,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “I am proud of the relentless passion and Credo-led commitment to patients and customers that our colleagues around the world continue to demonstrate as we boldly fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Our wo...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Neuro-Beh çet in a Sub-Saharan Africa Country: a Series of Sixteen Patients in Fann Teaching Hospital, Dakar, Senegal.
[Neuro-Behçet in a Sub-Saharan Africa Country: a Series of Sixteen Patients in Fann Teaching Hospital, Dakar, Senegal]. Bull Soc Pathol Exot. 2019;112(3):137-146 Authors: Gaye NM, Ndiaye-Diop MT, Fall M, Ka M, Fall SAA, Diop AM, Kahwaji J, Cissé-Diallo VMP, Mbaye M, Thioub M, Mbodji AB, Mbaye KA, Diagne R, Bakhoum M, Cissé O, Bâ EHM, Diagne NS, Diop-Sène MS, Basse-Faye AM, Sow AD, Sarr MM, Seck LB, Touré K, Ndiaye M, Diop AG Abstract Neuro-Behçet (NB) African studies are mainly North African, but Sub-Saharan Africa is not to be outdone. Our aim was to describe diagnostic and therapeutic features...
Source: Bulletin de la Societe de Pathologie Exotique - December 13, 2019 Category: Tropical Medicine Tags: Bull Soc Pathol Exot Source Type: research

What Causes Facial Nerve Palsy?
Discussion Facial nerve palsy has been known for centuries, but in 1821 unilateral facial nerve paralysis was described by Sir Charles Bell. Bell’s palsy (BP) is a unilateral, acute facial paralysis that is clinically diagnosed after other etiologies have been excluded by appropriate history, physical examination and/or laboratory testing or imaging. Symptoms include abnormal movement of facial nerve. It can be associated with changes in facial sensation, hearing, taste or excessive tearing. The right and left sides are equally affected but bilateral BP is rare (0.3%). Paralysis can be complete or incomplete at prese...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 3, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Strategies for treatment of childhood primary angiitis of the central nervous system
Conclusion No grade-A evidence exists; however, this review provides recommendations for treatment of cPACNS.
Source: Neurology Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation - May 2, 2019 Category: Neurology Authors: Beelen, J., Benseler, S. M., Dropol, A., Ghali, B., Twilt, M. Tags: Autoimmune diseases, Vasculitis, All Pediatric, Pediatric stroke; see Cerebrovascular Disease/ Childhood stroke Views [amp ] Reviews Source Type: research

Long-term effect of thymectomy plus prednisone versus prednisone alone in patients with non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis: 2-year extension of the MGTX randomised trial
Publication date: Available online 25 January 2019Source: The Lancet NeurologyAuthor(s): Gil I Wolfe, Henry J Kaminski, Inmaculada B Aban, Greg Minisman, Hui-Chien Kuo, Alexander Marx, Philipp Ströbel, Claudio Mazia, Joel Oger, J Gabriel Cea, Jeannine M Heckmann, Amelia Evoli, Wilfred Nix, Emma Ciafaloni, Giovanni Antonini, Rawiphan Witoonpanich, John O King, Said R Beydoun, Colin H Chalk, Alexandru C BarboiSummaryBackgroundThe Thymectomy Trial in Non-Thymomatous Myasthenia Gravis Patients Receiving Prednisone (MGTX) showed that thymectomy combined with prednisone was superior to prednisone alone in improving clinical sta...
Source: The Lancet Neurology - January 26, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: research