Leading the way to a cure

Lupus News

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.

See full story >

Low Vitamin D Linked with Worse Lupus

July 3, 2013
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who had low levels of vitamin D and received supplementation reduced their likelihood of having high disease activity, a large longitudinal study...

See full story >

Kidney Involvement, High Anti-dsDNA Predict Lupus Flares

July 2, 2013
Michelle A. Petri, M.D., from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and colleagues conducted post-hoc analysis to assess baseline demographics, disease activity, and biomarkers in 562 patients,...

See full story >

Winning the War Against Lupus: Is a Cure in Sight?

June 27, 2013
Professor Graham Hughes, Head of the London Lupus Centre, explains why he is optimistic that a cure for lupus will be discovered within the next 20 years… In 1983, a team of scientists from St...

See full story >

Antimalarials in SLE: High Hopes, New Benefits, and Caution

May 21, 2013
The antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine is now standard first-line therapy in systemic lupus erythematosus, with most SLE patients taking it indefinitely alone or in addition to other medications.

See full story >

Items 96 - 100 of 100  Previous11121314151617181920

1.5 million

people in the U.S. have Lupus.

100 million

dollars committed to lupus research by the Alliance for Lupus Research.

We're walking across the United States to raise awareness and funds for lupus research.

Can't make it? Join our National Virtual Walk to participate anytime, anywhere.

Show your support by visiting the Alliance for Lupus Research online store. Discover the perfect gift, or prepare for a walk with our selection of apparel and accessories.