Latest Lupus erythematosus Stories

2008-01-17 15:35:00

Systemic lupus erythematosus is a serious autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. It is influenced by genetic, environmental, and hormonal factors, although genetic predisposition appears to be the single greatest contributor to its onset.

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.

2006-08-09 08:00:00

BOSTON (Reuters) - 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.

2005-11-07 13:48:06

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.

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.

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