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Kill-switch Controls Immune-suppressing Cells

July 15, 2013
Scientists have uncovered the mechanism that controls whether cells that are able to suppress immune responses live or die. The discovery of the cell death processes that determine the number of...

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Look Beyond Disease Activity in Treating SLE Patients

July 11, 2013
Patients with lupus are at increased risk for a number of long-term health issues that should be considered during the course of their care, according to Dr. Susan Manzi.

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Johnson, ALR Talk Up LA Walk for a Cure

July 10, 2013
The Alliance for Lupus Research, or ALR, is a national organization whose mission is to find better treatments and eventually a cure for lupus. Yet it's had its greatest exposure in the New York...

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New Technology Brings Personalized Lupus Treatments One Step Closer

July 9, 2013
There's more to treating disease than just finding a target and hitting it, said Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Joan Merrill, M.D.

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Women with Lupus Seem at Higher Risk for Hip Fractures

July 4, 2013
Women with lupus -- the autoimmune disease that can damage skin, joints and organs -- also are at higher risk of a hip fracture known as a cervical fracture, new research from Taiwan suggests.

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