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Firstborns May Have Lower SLE Risk

February 24, 2015
Add a reduced risk of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) to the advantages of being a firstborn child, according to researchers. Being a firstborn was associated with a significant 20% reduction...

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New Marvel Molecule can Improve Treatments for Inflammatory Diseases

February 17, 2015
A team of scientists has uncovered a marvel molecule that fights one of the main causes of inflammatory diseases and can be the key to improved treatments for diseases like Alzheimer's, arthritis...

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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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