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Tag: Arthritis and Rheumatology

Two Studies Show COVID-19 Vaccines are Well-Tolerated Among Lupus Patients

August 12, 2021 In two recent studies, researchers found that the four COVID-19 vaccines are well-tolerated in lupus patients. Given that the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are the first mRNA vaccines currently authorized for the emergency use in people, lupus researchers have since worked to answer questions specifically about potential side effects and whether these […] Read More

New LRA-Funded Study: Lupus Flares are Linked to E-Coli Bacteria Levels

August, 2020 A new study led by Dr. Roberto Caricchio, Dr. Stefania Gallucci and Dr. Cagla Tukel, funded by the Lupus Research Alliance, has shown that lupus flares are associated with high levels of antibodies against a specific bacterial protein, called curli. Published in Arthritis and Rheumatology, the study also showed that high levels of […] Read More
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