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International effort led by OMRF discovers 3 new lupus genes

March 29, 2012
“A paper published in the April 6 issue of the American Journal of Human Genetics describes three lupus genes discovered by OMRF researchers as part of a massive international collaboration.”

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Nick Cannon Reveals Battle With Lupus Nephritis

March 5, 2012
(NEW YORK) — Nick Cannon revealed for the first time the severity of the health scare that forced him to step down from his daily radio show and the lifestyle changes he's been forced to make since...

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Coronary heart disease in lupus – are traditional risk factors solely to blame?

February 28, 2012
The increased risk of atherosclerotic coronary heart disease (CHD) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is now widely recognised.(1) The magnitude of risk relative to the general population is...

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IDO May Represent Therapeutic Target against Autoimmune Diseases

February 24, 2012
Scientists have identified the tryptophan catabolizing enzyme indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) as a potential therapeutic target in systemic autoimmune diseases such as lupus. Studies in mice by...

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Community Taking Steps to Cure Lupus

February 15, 2012
The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) and thousands of South Florida residents will gather for the ALR's annual "Walk with Us to Cure Lupus." The walk will take place on March 4 at Florida Atlantic...

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