Other Lupus News

February 21, 2014

The second Lupus Insight Prize will be announced at the upcoming professional FOCis meeting in Chicago June 25-28. This year focuses on translational immunology. The deadline for exhibitors is fast approaching on March 14.

February 19, 2014

This article in Ob.Gyn News reports on a study presented at a recent American College of Rheumatology symposium suggesting possible treatment for pregnant women with lupus to prevent fetal heart block.

January 31, 2014

A new study reported in a popular medical publication finds that lupus patients are now living long enough to be as bothered by arthritis as the rest of the population!

January 29, 2014

A small study conducted in Spain found that a lower dose of the oral corticosteroid prednisone worked as well with less side effects than the current standard dosage.

January 22, 2014

Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have discovered a new immune protein [Fc receptor] influencing autoimmune diseases such as lupus and multiple sclerosis…

January 21, 2014

Researchers “identified a genetic mutation that causes lupus.

January 21, 2014

An advanced online version in the scientific journal Autoimmunity Reviews presents a new treatment regimen for lupus nephritis.

January 7, 2014

New study finds that narcolepsy may be an autoimmune disease.  

January 6, 2014

A new study from Yale reports findings of a genetic mutation that leads to lupus in mice.