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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...

2011-09-19 14:15:00

The LRI expresses its appreciation for the inclusion of lupus in the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) expresses its appreciation for the inclusion of lupus in the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program outlined in the U.S. Senate Defense Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2012, approved by the Appropriations Committee September 15. The Appropriations Committee provides $50 million in the bill for the peer...

2011-09-02 18:15:00

Episode highlights the importance for men and their physicians to consider lupus diagnosis New York, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 Lupus Research Institute (LRI) commends the producers of the popular television show House for once again raising the topic of lupus in men with the opening episode of its eighth season. Lupus diagnosis and misdiagnosis has been a recurring theme on the show with the star, Dr. Gregory House, often scolding his staff with the phrase...

2011-08-11 15:41:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America DC/MD/VA Chapter (LFA-DC/MD/VA) at http://www.lupusdmv.org will offer the latest in lupus research, treatments and coping skills on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Led by world-renowned lupus expert and keynote speaker Michelle Petri, M.D., M.P.H., the 24th Annual Maryland Lupus Symposium will be held at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Turner Auditorium, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, Md....

2011-07-12 10:32:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/lupus-canada/first-new-lupus-treatment-in-almost-50-years MARKHAM, ON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Health Canada's recent approval of BENLYSTA(TM) marks the first new treatment available in almost 50 years to the over 1:1000 Canadian men, women and children who are living with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) an autoimmune disease with no known cause or cure. Lupus most often affects women of childbearing age...

2011-06-30 15:07:00

JENKINTOWN, Pa., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The campaign for the 20th Annual Lupus Loop 5K Run and 2.5 Mile Walk for Lupus Now recently kicked off in the Philadelphia Tri-State region! More than 4,000 walkers, runners, volunteers and supporters are expected to participate in the event which takes place on Sunday, October 30, 2011 in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. "On our anniversary walk, we are thrilled to celebrate another milestone," said Annette Myarick, CEO for the Lupus...


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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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