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2011-10-18 06:30:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lupus Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter will host its annual Night of Hope Gala on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Mason Murer. This charity event generates funding for the only statewide lupus programs, advocacy and lupus research. The evening will include auctions, dinner, cocktails, entertainment and an introduction to the 2012 Faces of Hope. This year's Gala promises to be a true celebration. With the recent FDA approval of Benlysta, the...

2011-10-17 11:00:00

$8 Million Grant Launches Search for Fundamental Causes Driving to a Cure NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2011, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) launched a major international initiative aimed at attracting the highest level scientists to conduct pioneering research to discover the fundamental root causes of lupus, explore the potential for a cure, and transform the field of lupus research. LRI president Margaret Dowd announced the new Distinguished Innovators program amid...

2011-10-04 07:00:00

Raising Awareness for Lupus Science and Services in New York and the Nation (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 The S.L.E. Lupus Foundation opened a window on the world of lupus, unveiling a 115-square foot display window yesterday at 10 Rockefeller Plaza, to generate awareness for lupus, a dangerous autoimmune disease that primarily affects young women. The window also brings a message of hope to those already diagnosed, offering help from the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation in the form of services to...

2011-10-04 10:15:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/lupus-canada/october-is-lupus-awareness-month MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The first new treatment in 50 years has brought increased awareness across Canada of lupus and its impact on patients and their families. This is great news for Lupus Canada and its provincial partners as we work towards a vision of life without lupus. Known as 'The Disease with 1000 Faces", lupus affects tens of...

2011-09-30 14:24:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Purple passion will cap a month of pink ribbons--raising funds and awareness for people with lupus, a still-unknown disease. More than 1,000 people with lupus, their families, friends and co-workers dressed in purple will carry butterflies in the Third Annual Walk for Lupus Now! Richmond on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 3:00 p.m. Affecting mostly women, lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease with no known cure that can damage any part of the body...

2011-09-23 09:00:00

Funding Aims to Improve Lupus Detection Nationwide New York, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 The S.L.E. Lupus Foundation and Lupus Research Institute (LRI) commend the entire U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for recognizing the urgent need for greater health education in lupus with the adoption of its fiscal 2012 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education appropriations bill September 21. The Senate legislation allocates $1 million to continue the current federal lupus education...

2011-09-24 20:15:00

More than $236,000 raised to support research, education, and support services for people affected by lupus in the Greater Los Angeles area LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hollywood stars of film and television turned out to raise critically needed funds for research, education, and support programs that benefit people affected by lupus during the Fifth Annual Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) Walk for Lupus Now®, in Los Angeles on Saturday,...

2011-09-22 07:30:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The HealthWell Foundation,(®) a nonprofit organization providing financial assistance to insured patients facing a variety of chronic and life-altering illnesses, announces the launch of a new fund supporting treatment for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), the most common form of lupus. The fund provides copayment assistance to people living with lupus who are burdened by high-cost medications. The Lupus Foundation of...

2011-09-21 12:58:22

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown that close supervision by rheumatologists and the use of immunosuppressant drugs improve the survival of lupus patients with end-stage kidney disease–a finding that could reverse long-standing clinical practice. Their study appeared in the September 1 online edition of the Journal of Rheumatology. At least 1.5 million Americans (more than 90 percent of them women) have lupus (officially known as lupus...

2011-09-20 13:23:00

BRONX, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown that close supervision by rheumatologists and the use of immunosuppressant drugs improve the survival of lupus patients with end-stage kidney disease--a finding that could reverse long-standing clinical practice. Their study appeared in the September 1 online edition of the Journal of Rheumatology. At least 1.5 million Americans (more than 90 percent of...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Lupus (the wolf) Constellation -- Lupus belongs to the constellations of the Southern Hemisphere roughly between DECL=-30 degrees and DECL=-55 degrees and RA=14h 20m and RA=16h 15m, respectively. It is located between Centaurus on the western and Scorpius and Norma on the eastern boundary. In the north Lupus borders on Libra, to the south it tops Circinus. As a part of the Milky Way stretches through Lupus it is an interesting part of the sky for simple stargazing with binoculars....

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