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May 27, 2006

Statins May Help Scleroderma

Patients got some relief from the disfiguring disease scleroderma after taking a statin, a drug widely used to lower blood cholesterol, Japanese researchers report. (

Posted by news editor at 01:47 PM

May 16, 2006

Two Arthritis Drugs Linked to Cancer

Rheumatoid arthritis patients taking Humira or Remicade face triple the risk of developing several kinds of cancer and double the risk of getting serious infections, a study led by the Mayo Clinic found. (MSNBC)

Posted by news editor at 07:40 PM