Latest Lupus Foundation of America Inc. Stories

2009-05-26 12:00:00

Great Park is location for 2009 Orange CountyWalk for Lupus Now(TM) IRVINE, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Walk for Lupus Now(TM) at the Orange County Great Park on Saturday, June 6, 2009. Walk for Lupus Now(TM) is the signature event of the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc., an event to raise essential funds to save lives from lupus, an autoimmune disease which affects more than 1.5 million Americans. The event promotes physical activity and healthy living in a family friendly setting....

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. The disease is lupus. Although more than 1.5 million Americans have lupus, the public mostly is unaware of the potentially...

2008-10-15 18:59:39

Betty Diamond, M.D., Head of the Autoimmune Disease Center at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is the 2008 recipient of the prestigious Evelyn V. Hess Research Award, given annually by the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. (LFA). The recipient is selected through a peer review process, and recognizes a lifetime of achievement in lupus research. Dr. Diamond has dedicated her professional career to patients...

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