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Hence it was concluded that the daily administration of maintenance doses of prednisolone, during intercurrent infections, significantly reduces relapse rates and the proportion of children with frequently relapsing nephrotic syndrome.
Since the 1980s, the number of Borrelia species associated with relapsing fever has doubled.
The study was the largest-ever completed in relapsing MS.
Physicians should be alert for relapsing fever in travelers, and this diagnosis should be considered in febrile patients from disease-endemic regions.
Although gross findings are nonspecific, relapsing polychondritis is characterized by an overall thickening of the cartilage of the ear, nose, epiglottis, and cricoid and tracheal rings.
The 788-bp sequence was aligned with sequences of other Borrelia species representing the LB and relapsing fever clades, and phylogenetic analysis was conducted.
Now that there are approved therapies for treating relapsing MS, some trials may take a different form.
In North America, Lyme disease and endemic relapsing fever pose the greatest threat to human health and have received the most attention of the borrelial diseases.
A model was constructed by Xcenda, formerly Applied Health Outcomes, to compare the cost per relapse avoided among the five approved disease-modifying MS therapies to treat relapsing forms of MS.
AVONEX (Interferon beta-1a) is indicated for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis to slow the accumulation of physical disability and decrease the frequency of clinical exacerbations.
Therapy should begin as soon as possible following a definite diagnosis of MS and determination of a relapsing course.
The FDA cleared the interferon drugs Betaseron and Avonex only for use in relapsing forms of MS because there were no scientific facts on the effects of these new drugs in progressive MS.