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UT Southwestern Lupus Study Shows Precision Medicine’s Potential to Define the Genetics of Autoimmune Disease

March 18, 2016
Demonstrating the potential of precision medicine, an international study based at UT Southwestern Medical Center used next-generation DNA sequencing technology to identify more than 1,000 gene...

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Researchers Discover 10 New Lupus Genes in Asian Population Study

January 25, 2016
An international coalition of researchers led by Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Swapan Nath, Ph.D., has identified 10 new genes associated with the autoimmune disease lupus. The...

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Several Dietary Factors may Influence SLE, Glucocorticoid Treatment

January 21, 2016
Although researchers at the Karolinska Institutet found dietary vitamin D was not protective against systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity, they discovered beta-carotene, fatty acid C18:2...

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Braxton shares struggle, triumph in Lifetime's 'Unbreak My Heart'

January 21, 2016
It was poignant to revisit some aspects of her past, particularly her discovery several years ago that she suffers from Lupus. "I thought at that time, 'I'm going to die,' " Braxton recalls. "The...

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Prior Psychosis, Neuropathy Cited Among Risk Factors for Seizure in Patients with SLE

January 19, 2016
The risk for developing seizures following a diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus was higher in patients with a prior history of psychosis, neuropathy, proteinuria, anti-Sm antibodies, low...

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