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2014-08-12 11:10:06

A new study reveals that one in six patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged.

2013-09-24 11:22:59

In the U.S., there are nearly 300,000 children with juvenile arthritis and other rheumatic illnesses according to estimates from the American College of Rheumatology (ACR).

2010-06-18 14:16:39

The effects of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) may differ based on the individual patient's genealogical heritage.

2009-06-15 21:12:43

Some 93 percent of patients with lupus erythematosus suffer anxiety and depression affecting physical and emotional quality of life, Italian researchers say. In the study, 92.8 percent of 56 patients who were diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus had an element of confirmed neuropsychiatric involvement -- including anxiety, depression, mild cognitive deficits and major neuropsychiatric involvement. Several other conditions that may occur alongside systemic lupus erythematosus were also...


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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