• Top in rheumatology: Varicella-zoster vaccine and TNF inhibitors, statin use and RA risk

    1 month ago - By Healio

    New data showed that the live attenuated varicella-zoster vaccine was safe and provided short-term effectiveness in patients receiving TNF inhibitors. A report on the data was the top story in rheumatology last week.
    In another top story, researchers said they found no significant association between statin use and an increased risk for rheumatoid arthritis.
    Read these and more top stories in rheumatology below:
    Live varicella-zoster vaccine effective, 'can be safely used' with TNF inhibitors
    The live attenuated varicella-zoster vaccine is safe and provides “reasonable short-term”
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  • Daily use of cannabidiol oil may shrink lung tumors

    Daily use of cannabidiol oil may shrink lung tumors

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    It may be worth exploring further the use of cannabidiol oil as a potential lung cancer treatment, suggest doctors in BMJ Case Reports after dealing with a daily user whose lung tumor shrank without the aid of conventional treatment.
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  • Case Report: Lung Cancer Shrinks in Patient Using CBD Oil

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Dramatic tumor shrinkage is reported in a patient with lung cancer who declined standard treatment but ingested cannabidiol oil long term.
    Medscape Medical News
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