Personal stories from people affected by lupus shared at the fda hearing on benlysta

Personal stories from people affected by lupus shared at the fda hearing on benlysta

On November 16, 2010, an FDA Advisory Panel held a hearing to review data on an investigational medicine for the treatment of systemic lupus, Benlysta®. During the proceedings, more than 30 individuals from the general public and advocacy community presented testimony. In this video, twelve individuals who testified before the FDA panel share their stories. They represented people with lupus and family members of someone living with lupus. Their stories were compelling and helped to convince the panel members of the urgent need for new, safe, more tolerable, and effective treatments for lupus…



Personal stories from people affected by lupus shared at the fda hearing on benlysta

Rheumatoid arthritis vs. henna (mendhi)… or acupuncture

Rheumatoid arthritis vs. henna (mendhi)… or acupuncture

Is henna a bad idea If you have RA (or other autoimmune diseases)? Does acupuncture help? Learn from my experiences. I’ve had RA for about 18 months, give or take a few. In that time, I experienced the lowest lows of RA, and climbing my way back up to full functionality. I’ve used methotrexate, plaquenil, humira, limited steroids, lots of Ibuprofen, and after one doctor suspected I have lupus, triggered by the Humira, I decided it was time to take matters into my own hands (no pun intended) and settled on a vegan diet for treatment. I only take plaquenil, Ibuprofen, and lots of vitamins and su…



Rheumatoid arthritis vs. henna (mendhi)… or acupuncture

Fda panel recommends approval of benlysta® for treating systemic lupus

Fda panel recommends approval of benlysta® for treating systemic lupus

On November 16, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Arthritis Advisory Committee voted overwhelmingly (13 to 2) to recommend BENLYSTA® for approval as a treatment for the autoimmune disease lupus. If ultimately approved by FDA , BENLYSTA would become the first new treatment for lupus in 52 years. While the vote was a positive step, the FDA still must make a final decision to approve BENLYSTA in the coming weeks. Following the panel’s vote, Dr. Gary S. Gilkeson, Chair of the LFA Medical-Scientific Advisory Council, and Sandra C. Raymond, LFA President and CEO, presented comments on the s…



Fda panel recommends approval of benlysta® for treating systemic lupus

Acne treatment

Acne treatment

Are struggling to get rid of acne bit.ly Dear Acne Sufferer, Are you struggling to get rid of acne? Are you frustrated for not being able to eliminate your acne or control your breakouts despite all your efforts? If you answered yes, then let me tell you that I know exactly how you feel, because I personally had gone through the same experience years ago. I have battled with my severe acne for more than a decade until I have finally found a cure, got rid of it permanently and helped thousands of people worldwide to achieve permanent clear skin. You’re about to discover what might be the most p…



Acne treatment