Category Archives: Briakinumab

Government Approval to Subsidize TNF Inhibitors

Yesterday I read a great article about psoriasis patients in Hong Kong looking to get treatment subsidized by the government. Previously I worked in Hong Kong for around 4 years, and they have a great health care system offering universal … Continue reading

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Briakinumab – Another Possible New Drug For Psoriasis

The Internet was abuzz yesterday with the news of the results of the most recent study on the drug briakinumab.  If that name sounds familiar, it is because I blogged about it a couple of months ago.  At that time … Continue reading

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Upcoming Treatments for Psoriasis / Psoriatic Arthritis

Only about a week to go before my Remicade infusion.  Usually my back and ribs start aching considerably in the last week before I have my infusion, however things seem to be ok so far.  Last night I took a … Continue reading

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