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2012-11-20 13:40:37

Rituximab, a drug used to treat cancer and arthritis, may help patients with antiphospholipid antibodies (aPLs) who suffer from aPL-related clinical problems that do not respond to anticoagulation, such as cardiac disease and kidney disease.

2012-11-12 11:57:13

For years, researchers have known that antiphospholipid antibodies (aPLs) can cause pregnancy loss and clotting, but they haven't known the true scope of the problem.

2011-11-07 10:36:09

The first step towards successful medical care is to see a physician, but for some patients this isn't as simple or easy as it may sound.

2011-11-07 10:33:50

Hospital for Special Surgery physician-scientists who focus on arthritis, lupus, vasculitis and related conditions are traveling from New York City to Chicago this week to share their recent findings at the 75th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR).

2011-03-17 23:01:00

NEW YORK, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Motivated by the lack of treatment options for patients with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), rheumatology researchers convened an international committee to address the problem directly.

2010-11-09 20:56:43

The benefits of collaborative, multidisciplinary care of patients with complex autoimmune diseases like lupus and multiple sclerosis are just beginning to be appreciated by physicians.

2010-11-08 11:15:38

Hospital for Special Surgery physicians who focus on lupus, scleroderma and related conditions are traveling from New York City to Atlanta this week to share their recent findings at the 74th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR).

2010-07-14 23:01:00

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital for Special Surgery has been named the top hospital in the nation for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report in its 2010 "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Once again the hospital ranked as a leader in rheumatology at number 3 in the nation.


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