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Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

A genetic change associated with shorter stature and increased risk of arthritis might have helped our ancestors survive the Ice Age, a study has showed. The findings showed that mutations in the gene called GDF5 resulted in shorter bones that led to a compact body structure while reducing the risk of bone fracture from falling. [...]

August 4, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

FDA approves biosimilar to Remicade for arthritis, IBS

FDA approves biosimilar to Remicade for arthritis, IBS

BETHESDA, Md., April 6 — A drug very similar to Remicade was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for treatment of Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, irritable bowel syndrome and other chronic conditions, the agency said. Inflectra is a biosimilar to Remicade, and while not a direct copy, it matches the original for safety [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on FDA approves biosimilar to Remicade for arthritis, IBS