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In addition to reducing lupus flare risk and frequency, the drug Benlysta® can also minimize healthcare costs, according to a new study. Benlysta is a... Read more
Published on: 2021-02-11
Source: Research News Feed - National
In Phase II research of the Addressing Lupus Pillars for Health Advancement (ALPHA) project, a Global Advisory Committee (GAC) of lupus experts has established next... Read more
Published on: 2021-02-10
Source: Research News Feed - National
According to new research, cardiac-event risk (e.g., heart attack) and mortality risk is three- to four-times higher for people living with lupus for more than... Read more
Published on: 2021-02-09
Source: Research News Feed - National
Severe renal arteriosclerosis (r-ASCL), or narrowing of the arteries in the kidneys, is linked to a significantly increased risk of heart disease in people with... Read more
Published on: 2021-02-05
Source: Research News Feed - National
Just one month from today, thousands of lupus advocates from all over the country will be logging into the 2021 Digital Lupus Advocacy Summit, getting... Read more
Published on: 2021-02-02
Source: Research News Feed - National
New research finds a sedentary lifestyle is associated with a greater than three-fold risk of depression among people with lupus.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-29
Source: Lupus Foundation of America

Lupus News & Events

National Lupus News & Events Feed

New research finds people with lupus have significantly higher odds of developing hearing loss compared to the general public. Researchers reviewed data from 17 studies... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-03
Source: News & Events Feed - National
A link exists between exposure to smoking and development of cutaneous lupus also known as lupus skin disease. And skin issues and damage increase according... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-02
Source: News & Events Feed - National
Physicians and people with lupus support cognitive testing and reporting as part of a person’s lupus treatment record or patient chart. Following the National Institutes... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-01
Source: News & Events Feed - National
People with lupus who tested positive for three or more different lupus autoantibodies have a significantly lower risk of developing breast cancer, according to a... Read more
Published on: 2021-02-26
Source: News & Events Feed - National
Newly published data underscores how lupus takes an outsized toll on people in different ethnic and racial groups. Compared to the general public, mortality rates... Read more
Published on: 2021-02-25
Source: News & Events Feed - National
In a new study, women breastfed longer when treated with hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) before, during and after pregnancy. Women with lupus are more likely to breastfeed... Read more
Published on: 2021-02-24
Source: News & Events Feed - National


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