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Childhood-onset Lupus Brings Distinct Challenges at Each Phase of Life

January 1, 2014
Although pediatric rheumatologists care for disease entities distinct from those seen by adult rheumatologists, childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus (cSLE) and adult-onset SLE (aSLE) are...

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Over 40 New Genetic Markers Found for Rheumatoid Arthritis

December 27, 2013
Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease that affects the lining of the joints, but it can also affect other organs. In a recent international collaboration, researchers have discovered 42...

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SLE Patients at Increased Risk for Pulmonary Hypertension

December 10, 2013
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus were at increased risk for a rare complication of pulmonary hypertension, according to recent study results. Researchers in Turkey retrospectively...

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Putting Lupus in Permanent Remission - Nontoxic Therapy Shows Encouraging Results in Blood Samples from Lupus Patients

November 11, 2013
Northwestern Medicine® scientists have successfully tested a nontoxic therapy that suppresses Lupus in blood samples of people with the autoimmune disease.

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Study Finds No Association Between Headache and Lupus Disease Activity

October 30, 2013
Headache is common among patients with system lupus erythematosus according to new research published in Arthritis & Rheumatism, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). The...

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