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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.

2011-03-11 00:00:27

The New York City-based S.L.E. Lupus Foundation and its West Coast division Lupus LA welcome the U.S.

2011-03-10 14:23:13

Scientific advances at The Scripps Research Institute were key to laying the foundation for the new drug Benlysta® (belimumab), approved today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Benlysta®, which treats the most common type of lupus, is the first in a new class of pharmaceuticals that prevents the body from attacking its own critical tissues.

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2011-03-10 09:15:41

The FDA has approved Benlysta, making it the first new treatment for lupus to receive the agency's blessing in five decades.

2011-03-09 18:01:00

Lupus Research Institute Welcomes First New Treatment Approved For Lupus in More Than 50 Years NEW YORK, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) and its National Coalition of state and local lupus organizations welcome the U.S.

2011-03-09 17:26:00

First new lupus drug approved in 56 years SILVER SPRING, Md., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2011-03-09 17:25:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug, BENLYSTA®, for the treatment of lupus, an autoimmune disease.

2011-03-09 14:22:00

Alliance For Lupus Research Commits $500,000 To Glean Genetic Basis For Lupus In African Americans And Other Ethnicities Powerful ImmunoChip Technology Expands Range of Testing NEW YORK, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) - the world's largest private funder of lupus research - today announced funding of an important new study to identify lupus susceptibility genes in multiple ethnicities including African Americans, who are three times more likely...

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2011-03-08 07:25:00

A drug for lupus, produced by Human Genome Sciences Inc, is set to get clearance from health regulators, bringing patients the first approved treatment in more than 50 years, and potentially bringing heavy revenue to the company.


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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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