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Previously PH-Tested Viagra Now Evaluated as Scleroderma Therapy

Having previously experimented with the use of Viagra (Sildenafil) as a possible therapy for Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), researchers have now evaluated the use of the drug in treating Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) in patients. SSc or scleroderma, is a chronic connective tissue disease characterized by hardening of the skin. The…

Teva, Active Biotech Partner To Develop Laquinimod For Huntington’s Disease

Active Biotech, a Sweden-based biopharmaceutical company that is developing therapies for autoimmune diseases, inflammatory diseases, and cancers, recently announced that it is partnering with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. to develop a new, experimental drug for treating Huntington’s disease. The two companies will work together to launch a new phase 2 clinical trial in…