Monthly Archives: February 2015

Trying helminthic therapy for Sjogren’s Syndrome

As readers of this site might know, I take a great interest in potential treatments for SS. This includes experimental treatments, and one treatment that I have covered elsewhere on the site is helminthic therapy. For those who haven’t read

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Article on Venus Williams and Sjogren’s Syndrome

I’ve never been a huge fan of professional tennis, but I have found myself following Venus Williams more since my Sjogren’s diagnosis. Struggling with an often-ignored disease means that there are few role models to look to, and Venus has

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Another biologic enters phase 2 testing for SS

The clinical trial is not yet open for recruitment, and it isn’t clear from the posting where recruitment will occur. The new biologic is identified as AMG 557/MEDI5872 and produced by Amgen and AstraZeneca. The drug already completed a Phase 1 trial for

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First “humanized” mouse model of Sjogren’s Syndrome

From the article: Researchers at The Ohio State University have announced the development of the first chimeric mouse model of Sjögren’s syndrome – giving scientists an unprecedented look at the progression of the debilitating “dry eye” disease. Because the disease

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