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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 Thomas’ Hospital in London provided the first-ever description of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). APS, which is also known as Hughes syndrome, is closely linked to lupus erythematosus: a group of autoimmune conditions with the capacity to disrupt any organ in the human body.

If left untreated, lupus can prove fatal, and because its variants manifest themselves in so many different ways, it has been historically difficult to diagnose and to treat. Indeed, in some regions of the developing world, lupus-related diseases continue to claim lives.

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Source: Science Omega


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 Thomas’ Hospital in London provided the first-ever description of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). APS, which is also known as Hughes syndrome, is closely linked to lupus erythematosus: a group of autoimmune conditions with the capacity to disrupt any organ in the human body.

If left untreated, lupus can prove fatal, and because its variants manifest themselves in so many different ways, it has been historically difficult to diagnose and to treat. Indeed, in some regions of the developing world, lupus-related diseases continue to claim lives.

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Click here to read the full article.

Source: Science Omega



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