José is a science news writer with a PhD in Neuroscience from Universidade of Porto, in Portugal. He has also studied Biochemistry at Universidade do Porto and was a postdoctoral associate at Weill Cornell Medicine, in New York, and at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. His work has ranged from the association of central cardiovascular and pain control to the neurobiological basis of hypertension, and the molecular pathways driving Alzheimer’s disease.
First-line treatment of cold agglutinin disease (CAD) should employ a combination of Rituxan (rituximab) and bendamustine, according to a review study. The scientists also highlight the potential of therapies targeting ... Read more
A new case report described a man with altered body distribution of red blood cells (RBCs), which could have been caused by cold agglutinin disease (CAD). The study, “Abnormal Biodistribution ... Read more
Off-label treatment with Soliris (eculizumab) was well-tolerated and lessened hemolysis — red blood cell destruction — and transfusion requirements in patients with cold agglutinin disease (CAD), a Phase 2 trial showed. ... Read more