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2014-08-12 11:10:06

Wiley Readmissions more likely in black and Hispanic systemic lupus erythematosus patients A new study reveals that one in six patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged. Results published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), show that black and Hispanic SLE patients were more likely to be readmitted than white patients. Readmissions among patients insured by...

2014-08-07 12:28:15

Actor Ian Harding to serve as Walk Ambassador WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Multi-talented entertainer and television personality Nick Cannon will serve as the Grand Marshal at the Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) event in Los Angeles on Saturday, September, 20, 2014. Cannon will cut the opening ceremony ribbon and lead the more than 5,000 walkers around Exposition Park shedding light on the cruel mystery that is lupus. Cannon was diagnosed with lupus nephritis...

2014-07-28 20:24:33

HAYWARD, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH), today announced financial results and operational update for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $7.3 million, compared to $8.3 million for the same period in 2013. The decrease in net loss is a direct result of a decrease in interest expense in the current period. Net loss for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $15.2 million,...

2014-06-09 08:30:13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exagen Diagnostics, Inc., a leading medical diagnostic company focused in rheumatology, today announced the addition of the Avise SLE Prognostic panel to its testing services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131028/LA05125LOGO Designed to supplement the Avise SLE+ Connective Tissue diagnostic, Avise SLE Prognostic is a comprehensive prognostic panel that helps physicians assess potential risk for lupus nephritis, neuropsychiatric...

2014-05-20 12:32:51

NORWALK, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Rheumatology Network, a leading online community for Rheumatologists, offers special content for rheumatologists in honor of Lupus Awareness Month. Lupus, a chronic disease in which a person's immune system mysteriously attacks many parts of her own body (most affected people are women of childbearing age), most commonly the skin, joints, and organs. In its more severe forms it can attack the kidneys, causing lupus...

2014-05-15 12:34:20

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America announced today that the Foundation is seeking grant applications to provide critical funding that will, for the first time, address an unmet need in pediatric lupus nephritis. The new grant will provide research funds in the amount of $500,000 over five years to develop a novel panel of lupus nephritis biomarkers in children that will facilitate the development of a real-time, non-invasive diagnostic...

2014-05-13 08:33:02

HAYWARD, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH), today announced financial results and operational update for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. First Quarter 2014 Financial Results: Net loss for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 was $7.9 million, compared to $7.6 million for the same period in 2013. Operating expenses for the three months ended March 31, 2014 increased to $7.6 million from $6.9 million in the same period of...

2014-05-05 08:30:03

- Significant clinical response to Acthar was observed in patients experiencing active disease while on conventional SLE maintenance therapies - ANAHEIM, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) today announced that results from the first modern clinical study examining the use of H.P. Acthar® Gel (repository corticotropin injection) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has been published in the journal LUPUS. This independent investigator-initiated...

2014-04-01 08:28:06

- Agreement aims to identify biomarkers relevant to future therapies in the area of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus Nephritis ROCKLAND, Mass., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced they have signed a research agreement with Pfizer Inc. and the Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. The collaboration is focused on the genomic profiling of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and Lupus Nephritis (LN)...

2014-03-27 12:27:48

New England Patriots defensive back Tavon Wilson serves as Walk Ambassador WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Multi-talented entertainer and television personality Nick Cannon will serve as the Grand Marshal at the Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) event in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 19. Cannon will cut the opening ceremony ribbon and lead the more 4,000 walkers down Pennsylvania Avenue towards the Capitol, shedding light on the cruel mystery that is lupus....


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