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Biologics vs Biosimilar Drugs: How Do They Differ From Each Other?

November 22, 2021

Biologics and biosimilar drugs might be two terms that you’re not familiar with regarding prescription medications. However, they are a lot more common than most people think.  Have you ever seen advertisements for Humira? Do you know about the flu...

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New Infusion Therapies for Myasthenia Gravis – SOLIRIS

November 2, 2021

Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that causes weakness in the eyeballs and eyelids and progresses to the head, neck, limb, and respiratory muscles. Communication impairment between nerve cells and muscles prevents muscle contractions from occurring, resulting...

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Alzheimer's Disease

A Basic Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease and Treatments

October 17, 2021

Forgetting where you placed your car keys, calling a family member by the wrong name, or not remembering to grab milk at the grocery store are all common memory lapses that happen to most of us from time to time....

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Remicade vs. Biosimilars

Remicade vs. Biosimilars (Inflectra, Renflexis, Avsola)

September 29, 2021

If you take biologic medications like Remicade to treat a chronic inflammatory autoimmune condition, you’ve probably heard of biosimilars from your physician or other healthcare providers. Biosimilars can be complex to understand, leaving you with many questions. We put together...

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Treatment options for thyroid eye disease

September 9, 2021

What is thyroid eye disease? Thyroid eye disease — also known as TED, Graves’ eye disease, or Graves’ ophthalmopathy — is a progressive autoimmune condition that occurs when the eyelids, fatty tissues behind the eyes, and the muscles surrounding them...

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Crohn’s Disease Treatment Options

August 5, 2021

The key to living with Crohn’s Disease, a chronic condition for which there is no cure, is to manage symptoms and slow the progression of the disease by identifying the best treatment plan for you. Here we explain your options:...

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Understanding Psoriatic Arthritis

August 4, 2021

Psoriatic arthritis is caused by an immune reaction that affects your joints and skin. The actual cause of psoriatic arthritis is unknown, but medical experts believe it’s caused by a combination of environmental factors and genetics. Understanding this chronic illness...

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What You Should Know About Evenity®

July 19, 2021

Did you know 1 in 2 women in the US over 50 will experience an osteoporosis-related fracture in her lifetime?  Here’s what you need to know about treatment with Evenity® should you be diagnosed.     What is Evenity®? Evenity® is the...

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ADUHELM™ for Alzheimer’s: A New Treatment

July 19, 2021

On June 7, 2021, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accredited approval for Biogen’s drug ADUHELM™ for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease.  ADUHELM™ was given approval using the accelerated approval pathway. When a drug can be used...

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The History of Infusions

June 4, 2021

How did medical practitioners begin performing infusions? Here is the history of infusions. While infusion pumps are a new invention, intravenous therapy began in the Middle Ages. The first infusion device was successfully created by Oxford scientist Sir Christopher Wren...

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