Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sequential oral, topical tacrolimus benefits dermatitis

(HealthDay)—Sequential therapy with oral tacrolimus and topical tacrolimus may be an effective treatment for severe atopic dermatitis (AD), according to a pilot study published in the October issue of the Journal of the ...


Steroid-free regimen post-pediatric renal transplant safe

(HealthDay) -- A steroid-free approach to immunosuppression following pediatric renal transplants is safe and effective, according to a study published online June 13 in the American Journal of Transplantation.

Oncology & Cancer

Bortezomib beneficial in graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis

(HealthDay) -- Patients with hematologic malignancies undergoing an HLA-mismatched unrelated donor (MMUD) reduced-intensity conditioning (RIC) hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) may benefit from a prophylactic, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers test drug combinations to prevent graft vs. host disease

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have conducted a clinical trial aimed at preventing graft vs. host disease (GVHD) in patients who have received hematopoietic (blood) cell transplants (HCT). The study, comparing the drug ...

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