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UF Researchers See Progress on New Lupus Treatment

February 11, 2015
University of Florida Health researchers say a two-year study has shown promising progress on a potential new treatment for the autoimmune disease lupus.

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A Never-Ending Genetic Quest

February 9, 2015
There has never been a scientific career quite like Mary-Claire King's. Years ago, her doctoral thesis concluded that humans and chimpanzees were, genetically speaking, 99 percent the same - a...

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Lupus Doesn't Add to Risk for TKA or THA

February 2, 2015
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is not an independent risk factor for worse short-term outcomes after hip or knee replacement. At 2 years, no difference in pain and function was found between...

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U.S. to Collect Genetic Data to Hone Care

January 30, 2015
Washington - Saying that "the possibilities are boundless," President Obama on Friday announced a major biomedical research initiative, including plans to collect genetic data on one million...

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Plaquenil Cuts Diabetes Risk in Lupus

January 19, 2015
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who are treated with hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) have a dose-dependent decrease in risk for developing diabetes, Taiwanese researchers found.

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