‘The patient has reported feeling no side effects, and we’ve seen no lab test abnormalities, either.’ Tofacitinib citrate appears to trigger hair regrowth by turning off the immune system attack on hair follicles that is prompted by the disease, King said. The medication helps in some full situations of psoriasis, and it was mildly effective in dealing with this patient’s psoriasis, the experts said. King provides submitted a proposal for a medical trial concerning a cream form of the arthritis medication as cure for a less intense form of alopecia, which causes a hair loss that’s typically less comprehensive than alopecia universalis..Ransom stated’ . Analysts and business executives say the sector still has area for overall consolidation, as companies turn to gain marketplace leverage and share in local markets. Insurers that concentrate on Medicaid programs for low-income Us citizens – a potential growth area – also could be targets’ . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy Statement, search the archives, or join email delivery of in-depth coverage of wellness policy developments, debates and discussions. The Daily Health Policy Report is published for Kaisernetwork.org, a free service of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Base.