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Latest Systemic lupus erythematosus Stories

2013-10-31 08:28:37

Lupus Science & Medicine Will Provide International Focal Point for Clinicians and Researchers Across Multiple Disciplines WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International knowledge healthcare provider BMJ and the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) have announced that they have joined forces to publish the first open access journal dedicated to the poorly understood and potentially life threatening disease, lupus. (Logo:...

2013-10-30 16:26:21

Lupus Foundation of America Study Reveals Some Background Medications May Have an Effect on Trial Outcomes SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study that analyzed lupus treatment data from past global clinical trials suggests that when testing new drugs in combination with other background therapies, clinical trials should be designed to account for the effects that initial disease activity and background drug treatment have been shown to have on planned...

2013-10-30 08:32:16

Key Drivers of Growth Will Be the Continued Uptake of Benlysta and the Entry of Several Premium-Priced Biologics, According to Findings from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) market will grow dramatically over the next decade from approximately $900 million in 2012 to $4 billion in...

2013-10-29 16:26:18

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH), today announced financial results, clinical and regulatory update for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results: Net loss for the third quarter of 2013 decreased to $5.8 million from $12.0 million, and loss per basic and diluted share decreased to $0.30 from $1.38, as compared to the same quarter in 2012. Net loss for the nine months ended September 30,...

2013-10-28 08:30:22

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Exagen Diagnostics, a leading medical diagnostic company focused in rheumatology, today announced the addition of Arthur Weinstein, M.D., MACR, FRCP, as its newest board member and adviser to Exagen's scientific team. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131028/LA05125LOGO) Dr. Weinstein is professor of medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center and Associate Chairman, Department of Medicine, and Director, Section of...

2013-10-27 23:04:09

Support group meetings are offered at no cost to anyone interested in participating. (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation will be holding a lupus support group meeting in Lapeer on November 12th. Meeting Details: Tuesday, November 12th 7:00pm – 8:30pm Location: Lapeer Regional Medical Center Conference Room 5 (Lower Level) 1375 North Main Street Lapeer, MI 48446 These meetings are designed to assist people with lupus and their family and friends to get connected with...

2013-10-26 23:04:14

Support Group meetings are offered at no cost to anyone interested in participating. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation will be holding a lupus Support Group meeting in Lansing on November 11th. Meeting Details: Monday, November 11th 6:30pm – 8:00pm Location: Sparrow Professional Building (Across from Sparrow Hospital) 1200 East Michigan Avenue Conference Room B (Second Floor) Lansing, MI 48912 These meetings are designed to assist people with lupus and...

2013-10-24 16:25:06

Young Black Women Experience Huge Burden in Lupus WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There are substantial racial disparities in the burden of lupus, according to initial data from the largest and most far-reaching epidemiology study ever conducted on the disease lupus and published online today by the journal, Arthritis and Rheumatism and in print in a 2014 issue of the journal. New data from two registries, part of the National Lupus Patient Registry (NLPR), also...

2013-10-23 23:29:53

Support Group meetings are offered free of charge to anyone interested in participating. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation will be holding a lupus Support Group meeting in Downriver Detroit (Wyandotte) on November 6th. Meeting Details: Wednesday, November 6th 7:00pm – 8:30pm Wyandotte Hospital 2333 Biddle Dining Room H - Inside Cafeteria Wyandotte, MI 48192 Topic: Fear & Anxiety with Lupus These meetings are designed to assist people with lupus and their family...

2013-10-22 08:32:38

Grants Support Research Efforts to Solve the Cruel Mystery of Lupus WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America, the only national force dedicated to solving the cruel mystery of lupus, just awarded new grants as part of its 2013-2014 National Research Program. The Foundation presents these awards to support promising areas of research where there is a gap in understanding or where there has not been adequate funding. The Foundation is leading...