Latest Lupus erythematosus Stories

2007-04-28 06:00:12

By Babin, Lynn A Dermatology Nursing Essentials: A Core Curriculum (2nd edition) was written to provde the reader with core knowledge about the specialty of dermatology nursing. Key points from the text are highlighted to test and review your dermatology nursing knowledge. These quick hits of information are no substitute for the indepth analysis provided in the Core Curriculum, but are designed to whet your appetite for the comprehensive content that the Core delivers. References for the...

2006-08-09 08:00:00

BOSTON - Biotechnology company Human Genome Science Inc. said on Wednesday that it plans shortly to seek approval from U.S. regulators to run a late-stage clinical trial of its drug to treat systemic lupus erythematosus, a chronic, life-threatening disease. If the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves Human Genome's proposal for the design of its Phase III clinical trial, the company could begin enrollment by the end of this year. This is the first time Human Genome Sciences has brought...

2005-11-07 13:48:06

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. "“ Researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the University of Virginia hope to reset part of the "epigenetic code" in lupus patients and thus improve treatment. The epigenetic research focuses on histones, the tiny spools in the nuclei of cells around which DNA winds and compacts when it is not in the process of copying in cell division. Epigenetic changes in the histones are those that can alter gene expression "“ and associated proteins...

2005-11-02 12:37:50

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Even before a diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus, women who eventually develop the disease are more likely to experience poor pregnancy outcomes, Michigan-based researchers report in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. As lead author Dr. J. Patricia Dhar told Reuters Health, "poor fetal outcomes -- stillbirths, preterm births and growth restricted infants -- are seen in pregnancies that are complicated by lupus even...

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