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WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Arthritis Advisory Committee voted overwhelmingly (13 to 2) to recommend BENLYSTAÂ® for approval as a treatment for the autoimmune disease lupus.
The benefits of collaborative, multidisciplinary care of patients with complex autoimmune diseases like lupus and multiple sclerosis are just beginning to be appreciated by physicians.
ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB (EURONEXT: UCB) and U.S. based partner Immunomedics Inc.
Hospital for Special Surgery physicians who focus on lupus, scleroderma and related conditions are traveling from New York City to Atlanta this week to share their recent findings at the 74th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR).
Lupus puts children at higher risk for coronary artery disease when they become adults, but routinely using statins doesn't provide enough benefit to warrant their regular use in children and adolescents.
How Antibodies Play a Role in Triggering Neurological Symptoms of Lupus Betty Diamond, MD, head of the Center for Autoimmune and Musculoskeletal Disorders at the Feinstein Institute, has collaborated with colleagues at the Burke Cornell Medical Research Institute to identify two distinct mechanisms that explain the how lupus autoantibodies alter brain function and led to such a wide array of neuropsychiatric complaints. Manhasset, NY (Vocus) November 5, 2010 Many patients with systemic...
ST CLAIR SHORES, Mich., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- October is World Lupus Month and Frito-Lay has made it one to remember for Michelle 'Mickey' Wynn, a Lupus Alliance of America Michigan/Indiana Affiliate member.
Pioneering Organization Demonstrates 80% Success Rate by LRI-Funded Researchers, Generates $100 Million in Follow-On Funding in First 10 Years NEW YORK, Oct.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly merged Lupus Foundation of America-DC/MD/VA Chapter (LFA-DC/MD/VA) at http://www.lupusdmv.org will launch wider chapter services in Virginia with the Second Annual Walk for Lupus Now! Richmond on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 3 p.m.
Researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston have identified a new type of cell in mice that dampens the immune system and protects the animal's own cells from immune system attack.
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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