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Ocular Inflammatory Diseases

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Free American Autoimmune Association Forum to Feature Autoimmune Experts

Newswise — Portland, OR – June 26, 2012: The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) is hosting a “What Every American Needs to Know About Autoimmune Disease” forum on Saturday, August 4th , 2012. The event will be held at Oregon Health Sciences University’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in the Vey Conference Center on the 11th … Continue reading

Prescription Drug Act Proves Crucial to Millions of Americans with Chronic Diseases

By Sandra C. Raymond, president and CEO, Lupus Foundation of America Ten years ago, most Americans had never heard of lupus – a chronic autoimmune disease. Today, through education and outreach, more people are becoming familiar with the serious impact lupus has on the health of an estimated 1.5 million Americans. With Congress actively considering … Continue reading

New Research Shows Promising Alternative to Methotrexate to Manage Inflammation

May 17, 2012 (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) — Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) is superior to methotrexate for the treatment of ocular inflammatory diseases, according to a study presented here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2012 Annual Meeting. Using a marginal structural model to simulate a clinical trial comparing the 2 agents, the researchers, … Continue reading