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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...

2011-09-23 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...

2011-09-21 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...

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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.