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pertaining to biology or to life and living things

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My doctor suggested adding a biologic response modifier (BRM) drug, such as etanercept (Enbrel) or adali-mumab (Humira) to my treatment plan, but I've heard that BRMs can increase cancer risk.
Similarly to biologic response modifiers, Tofacitinib may increase risk for infection and cause liver abnormalities.
BRM, biologic response modifiers; DMARDS, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs; HH, household; IV, instrumental variables; NSAID, non steroidal antiinflammatory drugs; RA, rheumatoid arthritis.
Biologic Response Modifiers (BRMs) including colony-stimulating factors and tumour vaccines
ATLANTA -- A review of more than 60,000 melanoma patients found they were more likely to have a sentinel node biopsy and receive adjuvant therapy with a biologic response modifier if they had commercial insurance and were treated at a teaching hospital in a geographic area where these options were more often used.
A previous edition is cited in Brandon/Hill, the tenth edition adds 1,500 color photographs, a chapter on cosmetic surgery, and material on dermatopathologic staining, biologic response modifiers, and biologically-engineered targeted medications.
In contrast, Remicade (infliximab) and Enbrel (etanercept) are "biologic response modifiers." Unlike DMARDs, which affect the entire immune system, biologics focus on a specific component.
Biologic response modifiers. These are proteins that must be administered by injection.
Despite the demonstrated efficacy of three different classes of biologic response modifiers (BRMs) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), there are currently no clinical predictors or biomarkers that can rationally guide physicians in the selection of BRMs for individual patients.
Although there have been reports of malignancies such as lymphoma associated with biologic response modifiers, the data thus far have been insufficient to precisely quantify the degree of risk--or to sort out risks deriving from treatment from those inherent in the disease process.
Top Concerns of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Disability 53% Inability to care for self 53% Inability to do hobbies 52% Deformity 45% Inability to care for family 45% Note: Based on a survey of 500 RA patients taking disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs or biologic response modifiers, conducted Aug.
Unfortunately, the Roche-sponsored project will have to be redone shortly, with the anticipated approval and introduction of several biologic response modifiers for the treatment of psoriasis.
The Roche-sponsored project will have to be redone soon, with the anticipated introduction of biologic response modifiers for treating psoriasis.