Health knowledge made personal
› Share page:
Ask a Health Maven

Featured Health Experts

immunosuppressive communitiesCommunities related to immunosuppressive

 

immunosuppressive membersMembers related to immunosuppressive

 
jeann California
My real name is Jean, and I am a female, age 56.  I live in northeast Ohio, and I am... More

immunosuppressive Blogs and DiscussionsArticles

 
Use of Immunosuppressive Agents for Treatment of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Diabetic Retinopathy by nih.gov benefit from combination treatment of immunosuppressive agents and standard-of-care in comparison... immunosuppressive agents. Development Status: In clinical trials Inventors: Robert B Nussenblatt (NEI...
Transplant Immunosuppression on Step 1 by Manu V. Healthy Living Professional immunosuppression it is. Wow.  Everyone says that the textbooks and the exams are ten years behind the times..." is: Cyclosporine, azathioprine, and OKT3 are commonly used immunosuppressants. Cyclosporine is used for kidney...
Immunosuppression & Training by Alberto R. Patient Expert of Immunosuppression: Allow sufficient time between training sessions for recovery Avoid extremely long training...
Comparing the less toxic immunosuppressants for vasculitis. by Katie C. Patient Expert Quick and interesting: The New England Journal of Medicine did a comparison of azathioprine and methotrexate for maintaining the remission status of vasculitides such as Wegener’s. These are the much less caustic drugs used p
Read the Latest in Lupus Research: Immunosuppressants Render Flu Vaccination Less Effective in People With Lupus by Duane P. Patient Expert The immune system fights off the flu in different ways. One way is by making antibodies (immune proteins) that recognize the flu virus and attack it. Another way is by activating certain white blood cells to fight the virus;
Immune Suppressants: Freedom at a price… by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert term allergic asthma. Types of immunosuppressive drugs Immune suppressants exist in two forms such as immunosuppressive drugs that are produced externally and introduced to the patient while the other form...
Raptiva Withdrawal by Brian Wolstenholme Doctor of Pharmacy Raptiva (efalizumab) is an immunosuppressive recombinant monoclonal antibody used in adult... of the polyomavirus JC (JCV) in the presence of profound immunosuppression. This virus attacks the myelin producing...
Immune Suppressants: A Self-defeating drug or necessary evil? by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert any other medication that can cause a serious reaction with immunosuppressant drugs. Of course, your doctor...
A lifespan-extending drug ha ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor A lifespan-extending drug has limited effects on aging The immunosuppressive drug rapamycin has been shown to increase longevity in mice even when treatment begins at an advanced age. It is unclear if the extension...
HMGN Polypeptides as Immune Enhancers and HMGN Antagonists as Immune Suppressants by nih.gov Description of Invention: HMGN polypeptides are multidomain proteins known to function by binding DNA to regulate the transcription of certain genes inside cells. However, when a HMGN polypeptide is released extra

immunosuppressive photosWe Recommend

 

immunosuppressive tipsWellpedia

 
Treatment Once the diagnosis is confirmed, you may then be referred to a gastroenterologist (a doctor who s ... » Read on
Treatment There is at present no cure for SLE. Treatment is aimed at relieving the symptoms and slowing the ... » Read on