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Beta Interferon Associated With Longer Survival For MS Patients

People with multiple sclerosis who took a beta interferon drug had a 32 per cent lower mortality risk than those that did not take the drug, a new study has found. The effect was particularly evident among MS patients who took beta interferon for more than three years. “This is a significant study. Although these […]

Corticosteroids May Make Severe Asthma Worse For Some

The molecular mechanism underlying corticosteroid resistance in patients with severe asthma has been uncovered by researchers. They also found that the drug — the main treatment for asthma — may make the condition worse for these patients. Asthma is a lifelong disorder characterized by airway inflammation that leads to wheezing, breathlessness, and coughing. It affects […]