Tag Archives: arthritis

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Stimulating the ear could ease arthritis without use of drugs

There’s a field of science that’s based on knowledge of how the brain works – focusing on chemical targets within cells themselves, and uses bioengineering to tap into the brain to treat diseases and injuries without using drugs. And it’s having promising results, so it’s worth a careful look. Called bioelectronic medicine (yes, it’s a… Read More »

Amgen wins U.S. patent battle on arthritis drug Enbrel, thwarting Novartis

(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday upheld two patents relating to Amgen Inc’s blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Enbrel, denying a challenge by Novartis AG, which is seeking to launch a copycat version. FILE PHOTO: An Amgen sign is seen at the company’s office in South San Francisco, California in this October 21, 2013 file… Read More »

Mums key to treating Alzheimer's and arthritis

A special protein which helps protect women during pregnancy also unlocks clues to treat or even prevent age-related disorders such as Alzheimer’s and arthritis. That’s what a research paper led by University of Wollongong and Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute PhD student Jordan Cater has found. Mr Carter was part of an international research team which found that a… Read More »