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News and Events

Lupus Study Showed Vitamin D Did Not Improve Bone Health

September 19, 2019 A small clinical trial published in Lupus Science & Medicine found that taking vitamin D supplements...

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FDA Expedites Existing Drug Gazyva for Lupus Nephritis

September 18, 2019 The LRA is pleased to share that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Breakthrough...

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Treat-to-Target is Feasible and Beneficial in Lupus

September 19, 2019 Treating patients with lupus until they reach specific health goals can reduce disease flares and prevent...

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