At the start of my video What Does a Low White Blood Cell Count Mean?, you can see what it looks like when you take a drop of blood, smear it between two pieces of glass, and view at it under a microscope: a whole… Read More »What White Blood Cell Count Should We Shoot for?
While there had been some risks to filgotinib’s approval cited before, analysts expressed surprise at the decision, with one writing it would likely delay approval by at least a year. Shares of both companies fell sharply on the news.
The FDA has rejected Gilead and Galapagos’ rheumatoid arthritis (RA) pill filgotinib over concerns that it could damage male fertility, prompting speculation that the big US pharma could become disillusioned with the project. Filgotinib needs to be good: it is the fourth Janus kinase (JAK)… Read More »Analysts question Gilead’s commitment to arthritis drug after FDA setback
Gilead and Galapagos’ Jyseleca (filgotinib) Receive the CHMP’s Positive Opinion for Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shots: Then CHMP’s positive opinion is based on P-III FINCH and P-II DARWIN programs that included 4,544 RA patient-years of experience with filgotinib. All three FINCH trials involve a broad range of patients that met their 1EPs In the trials, the drug achieved ACR20/50/70 and… Read More »Gilead and Galapagos’ Jyseleca (filgotinib) Receive the CHMP’s Positive Opinion for Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
Cutting two teaspoons of salt’s worth of sodium from one’s daily diet can significantly improve lung function in asthmatics In the 1960s and 1970s, a mystery was emerging. Why were childhood asthma rates between 2 to 5 percent in the developed world but as low… Read More »One Way to Treat Asthma and Autoimmune Diseases with Diet