Better asthma symptom control might be a mouse click away, Dutch researchers report.
Patients who used a daily Web-based monitoring and dosing program maintained long-term control of severe asthma but needed a lower dosage of prednisone (an oral corticosteroid) to do so, the study found. "We know that...more
Wegener's granulomatosis, also known as Wegener granulomatosis is a type of inflammation and injury to blood vessels (vasculitis) that affects several organs, including the lungs, kidneys and upper respiratory tract. It is a life-threatening disorder that requires long-term immunosuppression. Some patients die due to toxicity of treatment. more
The causes are vague but the disease exists.
Still’s disease is a disorder which leads to a type of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRS) or systemic onset JRA. Systemic means joint inflammation is coupled with symptoms affecting other parts of the body. The symptoms include having on and off rashes and high...more
Prednisone’s side effects are legendary in both the medical and patient communities. Patients usually ingest this non-synthetic corticosteroid drug orally. However, doctors administer prednisone in the form of intramuscular injection, too. Medical professionals prescribe prednisone for many medical conditions.