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FDA Approves Otezla (apremilast) for the Treatment of Oral Ulcers Associated with Behçet’s Disease

Print this page SUMMIT, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) July 19, 2019 — Celgene Corporation today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Otezla (apremilast) 30 mg twice daily (BID) for the treatment of adult patients with oral ulcers associated with Behçet’s Disease. Otezla, an oral, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4), is the… Read More »

Brain disease found in former NRL players

A disease linked to repeated concussions in American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players. The discovery is the first time Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy has been identified in an NRL athlete. CTE is a degenerative brain disease found in former players of American football, ice hockey, soccer, rugby… Read More »