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Italian Study Examines Tysabri and Risk for Miscarriage and Birth Defects - Multiple Sclerosis News Today



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Italian Study Examines Tysabri and Risk for Miscarriage and Birth Defects 
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Pregnant women with multiple sclerosis (MS) exposed to Tysabri (natalizumab) in the first trimester had higher rates of miscarriage and major birth defects in their babies, than women left untreated or treated with interferon beta, a study shows ...

 


Pregnant MS Patients Face Extra Relapse Risk with Natalizumab Holiday - MedPage Today



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Pregnant MS Patients Face Extra Relapse Risk with Natalizumab Holiday 
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Pregnant women with multiple sclerosis (MS) who use the monoclonal antibody natalizumab (Tysabri) face an increased risk of relapse once therapy is suspended, a prospective Italian study found. One or more relapses occurred in 36.5% of natalizumab ...
Powerful MS drug poses choice for women trying to conceive UPI.com

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Fetal Risk After Pregnancy Exposure to Natalizumab Examined - Monthly Prescribing Reference



Fetal Risk After Pregnancy Exposure to Natalizumab Examined 
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(HealthDay News) ? For pregnant women with multiple sclerosis (MS), natalizumab exposure is associated with an increased risk of spontaneous abortion (SA), and longer periods of natalizumab washout predict relapse during pregnancy, according to two ...

 


Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese children - Science Daily



Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese children 
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The federal government has not set a recommended daily intake of vitamin D, though many agree the dietary intake of the vitamin should increase with age. The Institute of Medicine of The National Academies recommends that females 1 to 70 years old ...

 


Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese ... - USC News



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Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese ... 
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pregnant woman in sunshine The prevalence of pregnant women with vitamin D deficiencies has increased in the last 20 years, researchers say. (Photo/iStock). Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women could preprogram babies to grow into obese children and ...
Mums-to-be, take note. Your Vitamin D deficiency may up obesity risk in baby Hindustan Times

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No, Really, Save That Placenta - Bloomberg



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No, Really, Save That Placenta 
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And he's just stepped down as chief scientific officer of biotech giant Celgene Corp.'s cell therapy subsidiary to become chief executive officer of Celularity Inc., a Celgene spinoff that announced $250 million in backing from its former parent and ...

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Existing drug effective at preventing onset of type 1 diabetes in 60% of patients - Science Daily



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Existing drug effective at preventing onset of type 1 diabetes in 60% of patients 
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The drug, methyldopa, has been used for over 50 years to treat high blood pressure in pregnant women and children. It is on the World Health Organization's list of essential drugs. But like many drugs used for one condition, Michels and his colleagues ...

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This Common Medication Can Actually Prevent Type 1 Diabetes - ScienceAlert



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This Common Medication Can Actually Prevent Type 1 Diabetes 
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The drug in question is methyldopa, currently on the World Health Organisation's list of essential drugs having been used for more than 50 years to treat high blood pressure in pregnant women and children. By running an analysis of thousands of drugs ...
Common BP drug may prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes The Indian Express

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Testosterone: Why the Incidence of Multiple Sclerosis is Lower in Men - Technology Networks



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Testosterone: Why the Incidence of Multiple Sclerosis is Lower in Men 
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... why men are much less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) ? high levels of testosterone. Testosterone triggers production of the cytokine IL-33 protecting them from the disease. The team's findings were published today in the Proceedings of ...

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Ipsen Announces DysportŪ (abobotulinumtoxinA) Data ... - Business Wire (press release)



Ipsen Announces DysportŪ (abobotulinumtoxinA) Data ... 
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., an affiliate of Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) (Ipsen), announced DysportŪ (abobotulinumtoxinA) data will be presented today in two oral presentations at the annual meeting of the ...

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