One Woman's Case Gives New Hope Against Disfiguring Sarcoidosis

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In very preliminary findings, an existing rheumatoid arthritis drug appeared to cure one woman of a rare but potentially life-threatening condition known as sarcoidosis. After 10 months of use, tofacitinib (Xeljanz) appeared to eliminate all symptoms for the woman, who’d tried numerous standard treatments to no avail. Sarcoidosis…

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released From Hospital After Lung Surgery

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital following surgery for lung cancer last week. “Justice Ginsburg was discharged from the hospital yesterday and is recuperating at home,” said Kathleen Arberg, public information officer for the Supreme Court, in an email to reporters…

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