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‘Increased risk of venous thromboembolism among NSAID users’

Venous thromboembolism – the condition that includes both deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism – has been linked to NSAID use in a new systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Potential treatment for lupus with more natural compounds that have fewer side effects

New findings by a biomedical engineer and his team at the University of Houston (UH) raise hope for a new class of drugs to treat lupus that may not include the long list of adverse risks and side…

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Molecule delays autoimmune disease onset and reverses disease progression

The main function of the immune system is to protect against diseases and infections.

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Study suggests altering gut bacteria might mitigate lupus

Lactobacillus species, commonly seen in yogurt cultures, correlate, in the guts of mouse models, with mitigation of lupus symptoms, while Lachnospiraceae, a type of Clostridia, correlate with…

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Cell death proteins key to fighting disease

Melbourne researchers have uncovered key steps involved in programmed cell death, offering new targets for the treatment of diseases including lupus, cancers and neurodegenerative diseases.

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Cell death proteins key to fighting disease

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Multidrug, multitarget regimen results in higher remission rates for lupus nephritis patients

A multidrug, multitarget regimen proves superior to intravenous cyclophosphamide (IVCY) as induction therapy for lupus nephritis (LN), according to a randomized, controlled trial being published in…

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Shedding light on diseases caused by immune system fault

Scientists have discovered how a gene mutation can lead to diseases that occur when the immune system attacks the body by mistake.

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Asian and Hispanic lupus patients have lower mortality rates

A new study by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts reveals that Asian and Hispanic patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have lower mortality rates…

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Lower mortality rates among Asian and Hispanic lupus patients

A new study by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts reveals that Asian and Hispanic patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have lower mortality rates…

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Gut microbes trigger autoimmune disease later in life in mice

Researchers have revealed that the colonization of the gut of young mice by certain types of bacteria can lead to immune responses later in life that are linked to disease.

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