Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

Experts Issue Guidance for Care of Scleroderma Patients During COVID-19

With the World Scleroderma Foundation (WSF)’s support, experts worldwide answered questions in the form of  recommendations for scleroderma patients amid the COVID-19 outbreak, including the importance of maintaining current medications and discussing any changes with their doctors. Their guidelines, “Systemic sclerosis and the COVID-19 pandemic:…

Tracleer Seen to Ease Skin Symptoms in Small Scleroderma Study

One year of treatment with Tracleer (bosentan) significantly reduces the severity of patient-reported skin symptoms in people with scleroderma, a new study suggests. Yet, these benefits are diminished among those with more severe complications before treatment. The study, “A patient-centered approach to the burden…