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FDA Approves Egaten (triclabendazole) for the Treatment of Fascioliasis, a Neglected Tropical Disease

Print this page Basel, Switzerland, February 13, 2019 – Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Egaten (triclabendazole) for the treatment of fascioliasis in patients six years of age and older. This makes Egaten the only FDA-approved drug for people with this disease and is expected to facilitate broader… Read More »

Predicting Treatment Success in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus-Associated PAH

February 04, 2019 Share this content: Patients with serositis at baseline were more likely to achieve treatment success with intensive immunosuppressive therapy. Treatment success in systemic lupus erythematosus-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (SLE-associated PAH), as defined by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS), is associated with long-term survival and supports… Read More »

Leukaemia sufferer, 11, is the first NHS patient to receive a revolutionary cancer treatment

‘This therapy is our last hope’: Leukaemia sufferer, 11, is the first NHS patient to receive a revolutionary cancer treatment that uses the body’s immune system to fight the disease Yuvan Thakkar was given the immunotherapy Kymriah last week Involves engineering his immune cells to recognise and fight cancer cells The youngster was diagnosed with… Read More »