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Drug that restricts overactive immune systems could help treat lupus

By Ruby Prosser Scully Interferon (pictured in bottles) is involved in regulating the body’s immune systemiStock/Getty Images A drug that stops the body’s overactive immune system could be key to treating lupus. This would be only the second new drug for the autoimmune condition in 60 years. Around 5 million people around the world are… Read More »

House Republican says small steps to reform healthcare could lead to big improvements

Kentucky Rep. Brett Guthrie sees plenty of flaws in U.S. healthcare policy, including a dearth of funding for breakthrough medical treatments and exorbitant prescription drug prices. Comprehensive healthcare reform bills labeled as cure-alls for systemic flaws, he told the Washington Examiner, are not the answer. Instead, he expects more success for narrowly focused legislation that… Read More »