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Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 12:26
(Reuters) - AstraZeneca has boosted its early-stage research in autoimmune disease by signing a three-year research deal with start-up firm Orca Pharmaceuticals, a small British biotech company formed in 2013, on a new class of drugs... + read more


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Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 12:24
(Reuters) - Common additives in ice cream, margarine, packaged bread and many processed foods may promote the inflammatory bowel diseases ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease as well as a group of obesity-related conditions,... + read more


Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 12:20
Author: Kerri Fitzgerald   Boston—Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors are often used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA); however, they are associated with side effects, and they are costly medications. The... + read more


Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 12:16
Author: Kerri Fitzgerald    A recent population-based, cohort study found that while patients with psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are all at an elevated risk for major adverse... + read more