Latest Lupus erythematosus Stories

2009-05-07 08:00:00

May is National Lupus Awareness Month WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Most women likely can describe warning signs and health risks associated with breast cancer and heart disease, but according to a recent online survey relatively few are aware of another potentially fatal disease that disproportionately strikes young women between the ages of 15 and 44.

2009-05-04 10:08:00

The Ad Council's "Could I Have Lupus?" PSA campaign featured in display window through May 31, 2009 NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The S.L.E.

2009-04-26 16:42:00

Paradysz sets 416.09 miles as new 24-hour ride record at PA Velodrome BREINIGSVILLE, Pa., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In just 22 hours, 26 minutes and 34 seconds, amateur cyclist Chris Paradysz bested the 24-hour track record at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center, going on to establish a new record of 416.09 miles (669.63 kilometers) biked in 24 hours.

2009-04-08 13:24:44

Canadian researchers have linked initial use of oral contraceptives to an increased risk of lupus.

2009-01-21 16:13:21

Mice from a strain that ordinarily develops systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), but bred with a deficiency in receptor for the protein Interleukin 21, stayed healthy and exhibited none of the symptoms of the disease, researchers at The Jackson Laboratory and National Institutes of Health report.

2008-08-15 09:00:21

Medarex has announced that its partner MedImmune has initiated a Phase IIa multi-dose clinical trial of MEDI-545 for the potential treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus. MEDI-545 is a fully human antibody generated by Medarex's UltiMAb Human Antibody Development System.

2008-08-12 12:00:34

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune today announced that it has initiated enrollment in a Phase 2A trial with an investigational human monoclonal antibody (MAb) targeting interferon-alpha in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus).

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