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2014-01-23 12:29:25

New LIFELINE Grant Will Help Sustain Lupus Research That's at the Brink of Breakthrough WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America announced today it is accepting applications to provide critical funding for lupus scientific research, at a time when government funds for lupus research can't keep pace with the accelerating growth of lupus scientific opportunities. The new LIFELINE Grant Program will provide research funds to help mitigate...

2014-01-17 16:23:40

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for enacting the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, H.R. 3547, which provides funding for vital lupus research and education programs. While the legislation provides good news for the fight against lupus, the omnibus bill only partially restores National Institutes of Health (NIH) funds that were previously cut from federal budgets through the automatic spending reductions known as...

2014-01-14 16:25:08

Brings Total to $6.6 Million to Educate Healthcare Professionals on Front-Lines of Care NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill released by the U.S. Congress last night provides $2 million to further the Lupus Initiative, the lupus provider education program conceived by the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) in collaboration with the federal government. Expected to pass this week, the appropriation will bring total support to $6.6 million for the...

2014-01-08 08:28:37

HERZLIYA, Israel, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: XTLB) (TASE: XTL) ("XTL" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of unmet clinical needs, today announced it has signed a licensing agreement with Yeda Research and Development Company Ltd. ("Yeda") to develop hCDR1, a Phase II-ready asset for the treatment of...

2013-12-31 16:22:09

What is Lupus? WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There have been many reports and rumors in the media and on the internet, asking questions about the autoimmune disease lupus and who might be suffering from this devastating disease. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131231/DC39345-INFO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121113/DC11393LOGO) The real question is: what is lupus? What are the debilitating effects of living with the disease? When...

More Than 40 New Genetic Links To Rheumatoid Arthritis Discovered
2013-12-26 08:06:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An international team of scientists has uncovered more than 40 new genes, pathways and cell types linked to an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, according to research published Wednesday in the online edition of the journal Nature. The study, which according to BBC News science correspondent Pallab Ghosh, is the largest genetic study ever completed, involving nearly 30,000 rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and more than...

2013-12-19 10:35:03

A newly identified immune protein influences each person's response to vaccines and risk for autoimmune diseases like lupus and multiple sclerosis, according to a study published today by researchers from the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The protein, called a receptor and part of signaling pathways, also provides a new target for personalized therapies for patients with autoimmune diseases. The research team...

2013-12-16 23:01:46

Cynthia Aranow, MD, investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and associate professor at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, was selected for the 2013 Best of Manhasset Award in the Internist category by the Manhasset Award Program. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Cynthia Aranow, MD, investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and associate professor at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, was selected for the 2013 Best of...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.