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2012-07-11 02:23:28

Patients, caregivers face significant financial and professional challenges ROCKVILLE, Md. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Results of a Roper survey of the lupus community highlight that in addition to the physical burdens of lupus, the disease can contribute to significant economic challenges among patients and caregivers. Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus), caregivers and physicians overwhelmingly agree that career...

2012-06-28 06:27:58

NEW YORK, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) is strongly encouraged with today's bipartisan U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding virtually the entire Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2010. This historic decision is greatly welcomed news for the 1.5 million Americans living with lupus. In upholding the Act, the Court supported principles the LRI and its National Coalition of patient organizations had...

2012-06-14 06:24:37

2012 Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Fellowship Program Grantees Awarded WASHINGTON, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is pleased to announce the 2012 Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Fellowship Program grantees. This unique program, established more than 25 years ago by former LFA President Dr. Sergio Finzi in honor of his daughter Gina who passed away from lupus, seeks to cultivate an interest in lupus research among young scientists by...

2012-05-31 02:26:03

New Lupus Insight Prize to be awarded to Outstanding Scientist WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lupus organizations have come together to launch a first-of-a-kind initiative to encourage scientific advances in lupus research. The Lupus Insight Prize, presented in a collaboration among the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR), the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) , and the Lupus Research Institute (LRI), will recognize and honor an outstanding investigator with a...

2012-05-10 02:31:40

May 10 is World Lupus Day WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of World Lupus Day, May 10, the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) seeks to shine a light on the significant physical, emotional, and financial burden of lupus. As part of the observance, the LFA and lupus organizations around the globe are urging everyone to sign a pledge to increase awareness of lupus, a devastating and life-altering autoimmune disease that affects at least five million...

2012-05-10 02:31:21

NEW YORK, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- East side, West side, all around the town is where the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation is today, getting New Yorkers into the loop for World Lupus Awareness Day. In response to a petition from the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation outlining the critical need for greater recognition of the disease, May 2012 was proclaimed "Lupus Awareness Month" by Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of the City of New York. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/NY04136 ) "This...

2012-05-10 02:26:49

ROCKVILLE, Md. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Launching today in celebration of World Lupus Day and Lupus Awareness Month, Lupus Out Loud (www.lupusoutloud.com) is a new online movement and video developed to encourage people with lupus to speak "out loud" about their symptoms. The movement was inspired by the results of a recent Roper survey in which over half (52 percent) of patients with lupus surveyed reported that they minimize their symptoms...

2012-05-08 22:20:40

2012 honorees include U.S. House of Representatives Congressional Lupus Caucus Co-Chairs, Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), and U.S. Surgeon General WASHINGTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from government and industry were honored this evening for their leadership in encouraging public and private investments in life-saving research, education, and support services for people affected by lupus during the Lupus Foundation of America's (LFA) National Butterfly...

2012-05-04 10:22:51

NEW YORK, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) applauds our colleagues at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) for issuing new guidelines to help healthcare professionals screen, diagnose and treat lupus nephritis, a type of kidney disease associated with lupus. Available on the ACR website, the new guidelines are just published in the April 2012 issue of Arthritis Care & Research. An estimated one third of people with lupus are affected by lupus nephritis...

2012-05-01 10:25:38

NEW YORK, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lupus Awareness Month starts today and the push is on to be on the look-out for this disease. If you often feel tired and achy, ask your healthcare professional if it could be lupus. And if you're a doctor faced with a patient describing these symptoms, don't dismiss her. Too often, lupus is not considered by either patients or healthcare professionals. That's why the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) asks young women, patients, providers and the general...


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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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