Catarina Silva, MSc,  —

With over three years of experience in the medical communications business, Catarina holds a BSc. in Biomedical Sciences and a MSc. in Neurosciences. Apart from writing, she has been involved in patient-oriented translational and clinical research.

Articles by Catarina Silva

Case Report Links MS Therapy Daclizumab to Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

A recent study has reported on a multiple sclerosis (MS) patient who developed pulmonary sarcoidosis after receiving the relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) therapy daclizumab. The report “Pulmonary Sarcoidosis in a patient with Multiple Sclerosis on daclizumab monotherapy,” was published in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. Daclizumab is a…

One Patient, Two Distinct Diseases: Sarcoidosis and Gouty Arthritis

Researchers from Turkey’s Ege and Istinye Universities reported the coexistence of sarcoidosis and gouty arthritis in a 45-year-old man. Their study,  “Coexistence of Sarcoidosis and Gouty Arthritis.” appeared in the Spanish journal Reumatología Clínica. Sarcoidosis is a rare inflammatory disease characterized by the formation of granulomas in organs of…