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Saturday Aug 23 | Magic City Morning Star

What's in the Book Basket This Week? Life, Dreams and Principles

The regular Sunday Book basket usually lists 15 such books. On an irregular basis we also publish a Christian Book Basket specifically listing 'Christian Books' and a 'Children's Book Basket.'

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Reiki

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Leigh Fields doing her part to battle lupus

The nightmares tormented Leigh Fields for nearly two years. She was 23 years old and had two young children and she'd just been told by her doctor that her lupus diagnosis was terminal.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Battle Creek, MI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Williamson awarded research grant

The grants will be used toward investing in the next generation of lupus researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Pennsylvania, Livingston County, MI

PhysOrg Weblog

Uranium exposure tied to lupus

High uranium exposure is associated with systemic lupus erythematosus , according to a study published online Aug. 7 in Arthritis & Rheumatology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatology, Arthritis, University of Kentucky

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lupus Support group to host Lubbock Walk to End Lupus

The local lupus support group will host the sixth annual Lubbock Walk to End Lupus at 9 a.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lubbock, TX

Marin Independent Journal

Buck Institute spinoff developing new treatment for lupus

A new company spun off from Novato's Buck Institute for Research on Aging will focus on bringing promising new compounds for treating lupus and other autoimmune diseases to market.

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Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Biotech, Science / Technology

PhysOrg Weblog

Rheumatologic diseases like lupus can initially look like neurological disorders

Lupus and other rheumatologic diseases can initially present as neurological disorders such as headaches and seizures, and thus delay diagnosis for many months, according to Loyola University Medical Center neurologists.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Rheumatology

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Cary News

Club Notes: Aug. 20

Western Wake Democrats will meet for a potluck at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, in the ballroom of the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place, Cary.

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Related Topix: Cary, NC, Medicine, Health, Raleigh, NC, Morrisville, NC, Apex, NC

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WKYT

Annual lupus walk raises money, awareness in Lexington

The Lupus Foundation of America held it's sixth annual walk to help raise money and awareness for the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Business Journal

On the Move: Personnel moves in the local life sciences industry

Here's a summary of recent personnel changes and board appointments announced at Massachusetts biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies: Inotek Pharmaceuticals, a Lexington biopharmaceutical company focused on ophthalmology, has named David Southwell as president and CEO.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Human Genome Sciences, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Sepracor, Waltham, MA

BioSpace

Aurinia Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. has released its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Health

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Cary News

Club Notes: Aug. 17

The Southern Wake Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, in the large meeting room at Golden Corral, 1420 E. Broad St., Fuquay-Varina.

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Related Topix: Fuquay Varina, NC, Cary, NC, Medicine, Health, Raleigh, NC, Apex, NC

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Olympian

A walk for lupus? Try leaping out of an airplane

The eighth Leap for Lupus is scheduled for Aug. 16 at Sanderson Field in Shelton, with a dinner-dance that evening.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Shelton, WA, Arthritis, Lacey, WA, University of Washington, Spanaway, WA

Hispanic Business

Inotek Pharmaceuticals Names David P. Southwell as President and Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining Inotek, during the approval and launch of Benlysta , a novel biologic treatment for lupus, up to the company's acquisition by GlaxoSmithKline plc in 2012.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Glaucoma, Xalatan, Latanoprost (generic)

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Medical Daily

Lupus Hospital Readmission Rates Highest Among Female Minorities With Public Health Insurance

An alarming amount of lupus patients discharged from the hospitals are readmitted within a month.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, UC San Francisco

BioSpace

Aurinia To Present At The 34th Annual Growth Conference

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced that its Chief Operating Officer Michael R. Martin will present a corporate overview of the company at the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference, taking place August 13-14 in Boston at the Intercontinental Hotel.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock Walk to End Lupus scheduled for Sept. 20

The local lupus support group will host the sixth annual Lubbock Walk to End Lupus at 9 a.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lubbock, TX

Health.com

Lupus Patients Face High Rehospitalization Rates

One in six hospitalized lupus patients requires readmission to the hospital within a month after discharge, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Health, UC San Francisco, Genetics, Pharmacology

Jacksonville Daily News

Local lupus chapter to start in Onslow County

An inaugural meeting is slated today for a support group seeking answers about a "cruel and misunderstood disease" known as lupus, according to a release from the group.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Onslow County, NC, Jacksonville, NC

Medical News Today

1 in 6 lupus patients readmitted to the hospital within a month of discharge

Among patients who are discharged from the hospital with systemic lupus erythematosus - the most common form of lupus - 1 in every 6 is readmitted within 30 days.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, 9, Arthritis, Rheumatology, UC San Francisco, Florida, NY

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