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Copenhagen, Denmark, Friday 12 June 2009: 92.8% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) suffer anxiety and depression which significantly affects both their physical and emotional quality of life
The sense of smell is a complex process of the central nervous system that involves specific areas of the brain. In fact, olfactory dysfunction is seen in various central nervous system disorders that involve immune-mediated mechanisms, such as Parkinsonâ€™s disease, schizophrenia, Alzheimerâ€™s disease and multiple sclerosis.
Canadian researchers have linked initial use of oral contraceptives to an increased risk of lupus.
Study found use of oral contraceptives was associated with an increased risk of SLE, particularly among women who had recently started taking them.
Betty Diamond, M.D., Head of the Autoimmune Disease Center at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is the 2008 recipient of the prestigious Evelyn V.
D2Hawkeye(R), Inc., the market leader in transforming healthcare data into valuable information for managing clinical risk and costs, announced today that Michael Kane, M.D., D2Hawkeye Consultant, will be presenting at the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals Scientific Meeting 08, on October 24-29, 2008 in San Francisco, CA.
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation is adding a new research program focusing on studying and treating patients with autoimmune disorders including multiple sclerosis, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. The Clinical Immunology Research Program will be headed by Judith James.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with lupus or rheumatoid arthritis -- two rheumatic diseases in which the immune system mistakenly attacks tissues in the body -- face an increased risk of pregnancy complications, according to a new study. Investigators Dr. Eliza F.