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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...

2011-05-23 07:37:00

NEW YORK, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 21, 2011 the South Street Seaport was filled with purple passion as nearly 5,000 people living with lupus and their families and friends walked together to bring greater attention to lupus and raise urgently needed funds for lupus research, education, and support programs during the Lupus Foundation of America's (LFA) fourth annual Walk for Lupus Now® event in New York City. Many people were wearing purple...

2011-05-11 01:18:00

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --GRAMMY® award-winner Rita Coolidge performed at the Lupus Foundation of America's (LFA) National Butterfly Gala in Washington, DC to a crowd of 600 celebrating a new era that offers hope for an improved quality of life for people living with lupus. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110511/DC99958-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110511/DC99958-b ) (Photo:...

2011-05-07 00:00:29

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg this week presented the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation, the patient services and research organization that has served New Yorkers with lupus for over 40 years, with a proclamation declaring May 2011 as "Lupus Awareness Month in New York City." New York, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg this week presented the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation, the patient services and research organization that has served New Yorkers with lupus for over 40 years, with a...

2011-05-06 06:00:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/lupus-canada/take-a-step-to-conquer-lupus MARKHAM, ON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ - In the month of May residents in communities across Canada will participate in Lupus Canada's most important public awareness and fundraising event, Walk for Lupus. Lupus Canada, in partnership with its provincial member organizations, is holding their 10th Annual Walk for Lupus campaign in conjunction with World Lupus Day to help increase...

2011-05-01 00:09:03

Online health leaders share insight into Lupus, Mental Health, and Celiac Disease Awareness Months Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 During the month of May, the online health community will focus efforts on increasing public awareness for a variety of health conditions and issues, among them Lupus Awareness Month, Mental Health Month and Celiac Awareness Month. Leading online health community WEGO Health is comprised of a unique group of patient experts, called "Health Activists," whose...

2011-04-18 14:47:00

LFA to honor Roch Doliveux, Chief Executive Officer, UCB; U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (MS); and Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) today announced the lupus community champions from government, industry, and science to be honored during its Eighth Annual National Butterfly Gala, which is being held on World Lupus Day, Tuesday, May 10, 2011. The LFA will honor:...

2011-04-06 13:33:00

AWARDS AN ADDITIONAL $3.6 MILLION IN LUPUS RESEARCH, REACHING $5.6 MILLION IN 2010 NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) - the world's largest private funder of lupus research - today announced its most recent medical research grant awards, totaling $3.6 million, which support the ALR mission of finding better treatments and ultimately preventing and curing systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or lupus), a debilitating autoimmune disease....

2011-03-24 15:55:00

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 3,000 walkers will celebrate the first drug developed for lupus in more than 50 years during the milestone 5th Annual Walk for Lupus Now! D.C. on Sat., April 16. Approved by the FDA on March 9, BENLYSTA by Human Genome Sciences (HGS) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) represents relief for the unrelenting pain faced by many lupus patients whose disease still lacks a cure. American Idol-ready Devin Kowl (http://www.devinkowl.com/), a 15-year-old...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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