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Tag: Lupus Science & Medicine

Test Available to Address Blood Clots in Lupus

April 24, 2019 The pharmaceutical company Exagen, Inc. announced study results showing that a component of their AVISE SLE Monitor test, the biomarker PC4d, can assess risk for thrombosis – a blood clot in the blood vessels. Study author Dr. Michelle Petri, Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Director […] Read More

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 did not improve bone health for people with lupus. Conducted by several lupus experts throughout the U.S., the study looked at the effect of vitamin D supplements on changes in bone turnover markers that indicate changes […] Read More

Overcoming Challenges to Lupus Management

January 24, 2019 A recent review article in Lupus Science & Medicine provides a valuable overview of the “10 most important contemporary challenges in the management of SLE” according to a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, pharmacists and researchers from several clinics and patient organizations in France.  Their top 10 challenges include several critical factors that the […] Read More
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