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2014-07-08 12:28:28

Strengthens Collaboration between the Nation's Lupus Research Organizations NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) today announced that Team Life Without Lupus(®) is joining the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) fundraising program Walk with Us to Cure Lupus in New York City to help raise funds for lupus research. To that end, 100% of all funds raised by LRI's Team Life Without Lupus will go towards lupus research. The LRI and ALR are...

2014-06-11 12:25:52

Raises Thousands to Fund Research and Support for Lupus Community NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Young Leaders of the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation celebrated the 10(th) anniversary of their highly successful "Night for the Fight" fundraiser. Diagnosed with lupus this past year, Bravo TV's reality TV star Ashlee White was among over 200 guests. HBO Def poet/singer/lupus activist Shanelle Gabrielle served as Master of Ceremonies for the evening. The event featured music by DJ...

2014-06-10 12:32:19

NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) launched the LRI Industry Council, a collaborative initiative founded with 13 leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies involved in lupus drug development. The LRI formed the new group to facilitate active collaboration among companies, research leaders, and patient advocates to overcome common obstacles in developing new treatments for lupus. The need for safer and more effective treatments is...

2014-06-03 12:38:56

Company sponsors Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) events and employees show support for people with the disease during Lupus Awareness Month HAYWARD, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced its sponsorship of the Lupus Foundation of America's (LFA) eight national office Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) events and its support of a variety of Lupus Awareness Month activities. Questcor supported numerous lupus awareness, education and...

2014-05-10 16:21:04

NEW YORK, May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's Young Leaders took Lupus Research to the Power of 10 in recognition of World Lupus Awareness Day May 10. A Flash Mob of volunteer dancers brought attention to lupus among hundreds of visitors to Union Square Park in Manhattan. Join our Power of 10 awareness program. Share this link (www.powerof10.lupusny.org) with 10 people, and ask those 10 to do the same. The goal is for 1 million people to learn about lupus and...

2014-05-05 16:27:48

America's largest lupus walk program raises funds for lupus research and education programs in the Tampa area TAMPA, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Tampa residents who are living with the disease lupus, and their families and friends, joined the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) event, which raised more than $130,000 in donations. Money raised will help fund lupus research and education programs, increase awareness of the devastating...

2014-05-03 16:21:27

NEW YORK, May 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The South Street Seaport transformed into an ocean of purple as nearly 5,000 walkers came together in New York City to shed light on the cruel mystery of lupus during the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now(TM). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140503/83951 Sponsored by Saks Fifth Avenue and NBC 4 New York, the New York City Walk to End Lupus Now coincided with the start of Lupus Awareness Month (May), the...

2014-05-01 12:32:27

May Lupus Research Awareness Month Campaign Aims to Enlist 1 Million To Work For a World Without Lupus NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To recognize World Lupus Day, May 10, the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) asks supporters to "Take Lupus Research to the Power of 10" and help create a World Without Lupus. The new awareness program harnesses the exponential power of worldwide participation to accelerate scientific discoveries that lead to new treatments and a cure. Throughout May Lupus...

2014-05-01 08:36:19

May is Lupus Awareness Month; Lupus Foundation of America Education Programs and Events Taking Place Nationwide WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Lupus Awareness Month this May, the Lupus Foundation of America is calling on the public to take action and raise their voice to increase lupus awareness and help solve the cruel mystery that is lupus. Lupus is a mysterious and devastating disease that ravages different parts of the body and has no known cause and...

2014-03-20 12:32:58

LFA-REAL(TM) System is first of its kind tool to bring patients deeply into the development process WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America announced today that it is funding and leading the development of a first-of-its-kind tool to monitor lupus disease activity called the LFA-REAL((TM))(Rapid Evaluation of Activity in Lupus) System. LFA-REAL will address major challenges in lupus treatment and disease management, and has the potential...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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