Tag Archives: Treatment

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 »

Kidney stones: What are your treatment options?

If you’ve been diagnosed with kidney stones (urolithiasis), you may have several options for treatment. These include medical therapy, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), percutaneous nephrolithotripsy (PCNL), and ureteroscopy. A brief anatomy of the urinary tract The urinary tract includes kidneys (two organs that filter waste and extra water from the blood) ureters (two tubes… Read More »

Medical News Today: Endometriosis discovery paves way for non-hormonal treatment

Scientists have discovered that a certain type of immune cell could be a prime cause of pelvic pain in women with endometriosis. The finding could lead to new treatments for a common condition that affects many millions of women. New research explores non-hormonal alternatives for relieving the pain of endometriosis. Endometriosis is a lifelong condition… Read More »