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Anti-TNF antibody treatment may raise risk of shingles

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In patients with rheumatoid arthritis, anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) treatment with adalimumab and infliximab is associated with a small increased risk of herpes zoster, researchers report in the Journal of the American Medical Association for February 18. The anti-TNF...
Dr. Luigi Daniele Notarangelo discusses the current state of the art diagnosis and therapy for ADA-Deficient Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID). ADAGEN® (pegademase bovine) Injection is indicated for enzyme replacement therapy for adenosine deaminase (ADA) deficiency in patients with severe combined...

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C-section associated with increased risk of asthma in offspring

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Children born by cesarean delivery are at increased risk for developing asthma, particularly if their parents have allergies, according to a report in the February issue of Thorax. Through delayed microbial colonization, C-section has been thought to be a risk factor for...