Monday, November 06, 2017 -- A new study examines the role of vitamin D deficiency in the organ inflammation and damage that occurs in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Monday, December 04, 2017 -- (Natural News) Sometime between 2012 and 2014, singer and actress Selena Gomez was diagnosed with lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease where the body’s immune system attacks healthy tissue. According to a recent study, patients with lupus have double the risk of dementia. The study comes after earlier research which determined that patients with lupus can suffer from... Read More
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -- Post-traumatic stress disorder or any traumatic experience could increase the risk of lupus by almost threefold, according to new research.
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 -- Researchers suggest that women with lupus nephritis - that is, lupus-induced kidney inflammation - may benefit from adding Lactobacillus to their diets.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 -- Autoimmune disorders continue to be enigmatic for the scientific community, as researchers are still unsure as to how these complex disorders are initiated. Moreover, these immunological maladies preferentially affect women with, for instance, nine out of ten systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) cases being female. As most autoimmune disorders can take an average of up to 5 years to diagnose, combined with the fact that there are no cures for the vast majority of diseases in this category, researchers are constantly trying to find better diagnostic measures and ultimately the root cause. Now an international team of investigators at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, King's College of London, and Genentech have just published data from
Thursday, November 09, 2017 -- Researchers from Israel have discovered that people with systemic lupus erythematosus may be at increased risk of developing dementia.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -- As the recipient of a Novel Research Grant from the Lupus Research Alliance, Andrea Knight, MD, a physician in the division of Rheumatology, is working to better understand why children with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) experience mental health problems. The post Mind Meets Body in New Lupus Research: Q & A With Andrea Knight, Rheumatology Physician appeared first on Cornerstone - CHOP Research Institute Blog.
Saturday, November 04, 2017 -- (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson's blockbuster psoriasis drug Stelara led to a significant reduction in disease activity in patients with systemic lupus compared with a placebo in a midstage clinical trial, according to data released on Saturday.
Monday, September 11, 2017 -- (MedPage Today) -- Higher rates for blacks, Asians, and Hispanics, who also have more severe disease
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 -- A cause for the lupus disease may have been identified as a protein by a researcher at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.
Thursday, September 14, 2017 -- Waking up in the morning with the joint pain, swelling and stiffness that accompanies lupus doesn't exactly inspire a workout.
Friday, July 21, 2017 -- (MedPage Today) -- Subcutaneous belimumab OK'd based on placebo-controlled trial
Monday, July 17, 2017 -- The Lupus Research Alliance has partnered with Pfizer to launch an mHealth study on Apple’s ResearchKit platform. The partnership launched an app this past June on Apple’s mHealth-based clinical trial... read more
Sunday, August 20, 2017 -- (MedPage Today) -- Lag in middle/low-income countries, especially among children
Monday, November 06, 2017 -- Higher intake of omega-3 fatty acids was associated with better sleep quality and a decrease in depressive symptoms in lupus patients, among other patient-reported outcomes, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
Sunday, July 09, 2017 -- (MedPage Today) -- Low hemoglobin, low C4 and hypoxia are features of poor outcome
Monday, December 04, 2017 -- A new Northwestern Medicine study suggests that a protein called Bim may be a novel therapeutic target for lupus.
Friday, July 14, 2017 -- Leading rheumatologist and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Betty Diamond, MD, may have identified a protein as a cause for the adverse reaction of the immune system in patients suffering from lupus.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 -- And, pregnancy complications higher among non-white patients with lupus
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 -- A new International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry study indicates that the risk of dementia may be elevated in individuals with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease affecting a range of systems including the peripheral and central nervous system.