Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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Status of Rituximab-ME/CFS Studies

Discussion in 'Rituximab: News and Research' started by Persimmon, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. lansbergen

    lansbergen Senior Member

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    My guess: If new Tcells are spared from this they might work properly but it will take time to get enouigh healthy Tcells.
     
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    "Ocrelizumab has previously been investigated as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis but studies were discontinued because of a high incidence of opportunistic infections in participants. Opportunistic infections are infections that do not normally occur in a healthy person but may occur when the immune system is compromised."

    This new B cell depletion drug, Ocrelizumab, has not been safer than Rituxan. Rituxan has been approved for years in RA with a good safety profile. http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/ACR/35895
     

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