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A recent case study from the Yale School of Medicine has found that tofacitinib, a drug frequently used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, has successfully treated a patient’s vitiligo reports CBS News. The condition is characterized by loss of pigmentation in the skin and after five months of treatment the...
Alopetia areata is a rare autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system inexplicably attacks the hair follicles, leaving the victim unable to grow hair either in a specific spot or all over the body. Fox News reports that a new experimental treatment using the FDA-approved drug, tofacitinib...
An article published by Bloomberg News reports, "A centuries-old Chinese medical herb known as “thunder god vine” eased the pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis as effectively as the commonly prescribed methotrexate, a study showed". Researchers compared the effects of patients taking the herb...