Arava


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Noun1.Arava - an anti-TNF compound (trade name Arava) that is given orallyArava - an anti-TNF compound (trade name Arava) that is given orally; can slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis by slowing the proliferation of white blood cells which reduces inflammation in the synovium
anti-TNF compound - a class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF); used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis because TNF instigates inflammation of the joints
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Between scuba diving, skydiving, and the thrills of living as a daredevil, Arava learned to improvise--a skill that carried over when be launched a real estate career after being drawn to New York City.
These include disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs such as methotrexate (Rheumatrex) and leflunomide (Arava), along with TNF-inhibitors such as adalimumab (Humira), etanercept (Enbrel), golimumab (Simponi), and infliximab (Remicade).
* 91-year-old folk legend Pete Seeger has ignored calls to boycott an upcoming event for the Arava Institute, an Israeli environmentalist organization.
Arava Power, Israel's leading solar developer, has announced long-term contractual agreements signed with 15 kibbutzim and moshavim located in the Arava, the Negev, and northern Israel where mid-size solar fields will be built.
<![CDATA[ An Australian bride convinced her new husband to donate their wedding money towards a Jewish National Fund project to plant acacias in the Arava.]]>
The company's facility is located in Israel's Arava desert, an ideal location for algae cultivation, where the consistent climate conditions provide strong sunlight and isolation from environmental pollutants.
Both have been given approval to market generic Arava (leflunomide).
* The Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pregnancy Study, which has a special interest in the effects of leflunomide (Arava) on the fetus, but will enroll any pregnant woman with the disease, regardless of whether she is on drug therapy 877-311-8972.
To the east, along the Jordanian border, is the 'Arava Valley, part of the great Rift Valley which runs from Africa all the way to Syria.
Committee on Agriculture chairman Ochillo Ayako said on Thursday they want the NIB and Green Arava Limited to shed light on their differences.
This project was given to Green Arava on September 11, 2015 at an initial cost of Sh14.5 billion.
"Jordan has reserved the option to reclaim the area in Naharayim near the Jordan River and the Tzofar enclave in the Arava. We were told today that it seeks to exercise this option in the 25th year.