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2014-06-09 12:30:42

CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bruce Richardson, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Michigan, has been selected as the second recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize. The award provides $200,000 for use in innovative research on lupus, an unpredictable and sometimes fatal autoimmune disease that affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans. The Prize is a collaborative initiative among the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR), the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), and the...

2014-06-03 12:38:56

Company sponsors Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) events and employees show support for people with the disease during Lupus Awareness Month HAYWARD, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced its sponsorship of the Lupus Foundation of America's (LFA) eight national office Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) events and its support of a variety of Lupus Awareness Month activities. Questcor supported numerous lupus awareness, education and...

2014-05-21 08:28:10

Tribute raises critically needed funds to support the Lupus Foundation of America's mission WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal agency leaders, Members of Congress and national leaders from the chronic disease and disability communities gathered to pay Special Tribute to The Honorable Tom Harkin (D-IA), an unparalleled champion during his 30 years of public service for those affected by chronic disease and disability. The Tribute, held in Washington, DC on...

2014-05-20 12:32:51

NORWALK, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Rheumatology Network, a leading online community for Rheumatologists, offers special content for rheumatologists in honor of Lupus Awareness Month. Lupus, a chronic disease in which a person's immune system mysteriously attacks many parts of her own body (most affected people are women of childbearing age), most commonly the skin, joints, and organs. In its more severe forms it can attack the kidneys, causing lupus...

2014-05-19 08:28:15

HERZLIYA, Israel, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: XTLB, TASE: XTL) ("XTL" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of unmet clinical needs, today announced the appointment of consultants Lee S. Simon, MD, FACP, FACR and David Isenberg, MD, for the planned Phase II trial for the Company's hCDR1 compound for the treatment of...

2014-05-15 23:08:03

The Lupus Bible & Norton Protocol is the newest method created by Julia Liu, who promises to guide people on how to eliminate lupus naturally and quickly. The site hynguyenblog.com has written a full review to show whether this method is worth buying or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The Lupus Bible & Norton Protocol is a brand new method developed by Julia Liu that claims to teach people how to eliminate lupus safely. In this method, users will discover all important...

2014-05-15 12:34:20

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America announced today that the Foundation is seeking grant applications to provide critical funding that will, for the first time, address an unmet need in pediatric lupus nephritis. The new grant will provide research funds in the amount of $500,000 over five years to develop a novel panel of lupus nephritis biomarkers in children that will facilitate the development of a real-time, non-invasive diagnostic...

2014-05-12 12:30:40

Research Partnership Will Combine Efforts of Leading Lupus Experts With Berg's Award Winning Technology to Develop New, Targeted Therapies FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and CHARLESTON, S.C., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Berg and the Medical University of South Carolina today announced a strategic partnership, designed to identify new therapeutic pathways and potential biomarkers to treat Lupus, the autoimmune disease affecting one in every 2,000 people and one in every 250 young African American...

2014-05-10 16:21:04

NEW YORK, May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's Young Leaders took Lupus Research to the Power of 10 in recognition of World Lupus Awareness Day May 10. A Flash Mob of volunteer dancers brought attention to lupus among hundreds of visitors to Union Square Park in Manhattan. Join our Power of 10 awareness program. Share this link (www.powerof10.lupusny.org) with 10 people, and ask those 10 to do the same. The goal is for 1 million people to learn about lupus and...

2014-05-05 16:27:48

America's largest lupus walk program raises funds for lupus research and education programs in the Tampa area TAMPA, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Tampa residents who are living with the disease lupus, and their families and friends, joined the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) event, which raised more than $130,000 in donations. Money raised will help fund lupus research and education programs, increase awareness of the devastating...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.