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2014-04-28 16:27:23

Project Runway's Tim Gunn Joins 400 NYC Leaders at S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's Annual Bag Ladies Luncheon NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of leaders in New York's fashion, entertainment, travel, philanthropic and lupus communities turned out to support the fight against lupus at the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's sixth annual New York Bag Ladies Luncheon. Raising over $350,000, the sold-out event featured Emmy-winning Project Runway host Tim Gunn as Master of Ceremonies....

2014-04-28 12:27:09

Rheumatologists Cite Improved Health-Related Quality of Life, Improved Effect in Disease Activity among Unmet Needs, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. and EU5 rheumatologists agree that new therapies for the treatment of moderate to severe systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) that offer improved effect on disease activity and renal organ domain scores over current therapies...

2014-04-21 08:26:07

- Clinical results appear to correlate with reduction in anti-PLA2R antibodies ANAHEIM, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) today announced that results from an investigator-initiated clinical study involving two major academic research centers examining the dosing and effectiveness of H.P. Acthar® Gel (repository corticotropin) in 20 patients with nephrotic syndrome due to idiopathic membranous nephropathy (iMN) have been published in the...

2014-04-19 16:20:47

More than 4,000 local supporters walk to raise funds, awareness and congressional support for lupus WASHINGTON, April 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 4,000 people with lupus, their friends and families converged in the nation's capital on Saturday to shed light on the cruel mystery that is lupus. Grand marshaled by multi-talented entertainer and television personality Nick Cannon, the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) event in Washington, D.C....

2014-04-11 12:54:50

Too much of a protein called c-FLIPR can trigger autoimmune diseases Apoptosis is used by cells that are changed by disease or are simply not needed any longer to eliminate themselves before they become a hazard to the body—on a cellular level, death is part of life. Disruption of this process can lead to cancer or immunodeficiencies, but also to autoimmune diseases, in which cells attack their own body. HZI scientist Prof Ingo Schmitz and his team investigate the regulation of...

2014-04-10 12:27:11

America's largest lupus walk program takes place at South Street Seaport on Saturday, May 3 NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America will host its 2014 annual Walk To End Lupus Now(TM)( )event in New York City on Saturday, May 3 at the South Street Seaport. The largest lupus walk program in the country, Walk to End Lupus Now events are held in more than 60 cities, bringing together community members--lupus patients, friends, families,...

2014-04-04 23:38:31

Lupus Bible And Norton Protocol is developed by Julia Liu, who claims to teach people how to treat their lupus quickly and naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is worth buying. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Lupus Bible And Norton Protocol is the latest program that provides people natural remedies, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how treat their lupus. In the program, people will discover all important information about lupus such as...

2014-04-03 08:27:41

Lupus Science & Medicine is launched to provide the latest lupus research and stimulate collaborative efforts to improving the lives of all people affected by lupus WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America and BMJ announced today the launch and publication of the first scientific research articles in Lupus Science & Medicine(TM). Lupus Science & Medicine is a peer reviewed, Open Access, online journal that provides a central point for...

2014-04-01 13:02:44

Antibiotics being explored for the treatment of cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy have the potential to trigger autoimmune disease The code for every gene includes a message at the end of it that signals the translation machinery to stop. Some diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and Duchenne muscular dystrophy, can result from mutations that insert this stop signal into the middle of an essential gene, causing the resulting protein to be truncated. Some antibiotics cause the cell's...

2014-04-01 08:28:06

- Agreement aims to identify biomarkers relevant to future therapies in the area of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus Nephritis ROCKLAND, Mass., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced they have signed a research agreement with Pfizer Inc. and the Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. The collaboration is focused on the genomic profiling of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and Lupus Nephritis (LN)...


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