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Personalised medicine for lupus

Medical researchers have used DNA sequencing to identify a gene variant responsible for causing lupus in a young patient.

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Lupus a greater risk for young, black women with more life-threatening complications

Young, black women have the highest rate of developing lupus and are most likely to be diagnosed at a younger age than whites and during childbearing years, according to a new University of Michigan…

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Headaches in lupus patients not linked to disease activity study says

Headache is common among patients with system lupus erythematosus according to new research published in Arthritis & Rheumatism, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR).

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Insights on treating patients with kidney disease gleaned from new clinical trials

Recently completed clinical trials highlight the potential of new therapies for individuals with kidney disease.

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Nontoxic therapy shows encouraging results in blood samples from lupus patients

Northwestern Medicine® scientists have successfully tested a nontoxic therapy that suppresses Lupus in blood samples of people with the autoimmune disease.

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Lupus patients may benefit from identification of targets of autoantibodies

Patients with the autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) produce autoantibodies that target can cause damage to multiple organ systems.

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Cancer mutation likely trigger of scleroderma

Johns Hopkins scientists have found evidence that cancer triggers the autoimmune disease scleroderma, which causes thickening and hardening of the skin and widespread organ damage.

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Wide disparities in diagnosis time for childhood lupus identified

New research has found that a child’s symptoms and the doctor they are referred by can affect the time taken to diagnose juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus (JSLE).

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New hope for lupus screening and treatment

The discovery of a new immune protein influencing autoimmune diseases may provide new treatments and screening methods for lupus and multiple sclerosis.

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Pregnancy complications in lupus patients may be prevented by malaria drug combo

An anti-malaria drug combination might be useful in helping to prevent pregnancy complications in women with lupus and the related disorder antiphospholipid syndrome, Yale School of Medicine…

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