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News on Lupus continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Yesterday | CiteULike

Rituximab treatment in lupus nephritis--where do we stand?

Renal involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus is a severe disease manifestation in which novel therapeutic strategies are needed, especially in non-responding patients or patients who relapse after conventional treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Saturday | Sys-Con Media

Nick Cannon Leads Thousands of DC Residents in the Walk to End Lupus NowA

Grand marshaled by multi-talented entertainer and television personality and Master of Ceremonies Eileen Whelan , Cannon cut the opening ceremony ribbon.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Bristol Myers Squibb, Pharmaceuticals

Fri Apr 18, 2014

US News & World Report

The New Normal: Adjusting to Life With Lupus

Janice Wolfe-Easley's life before lupus was a swirl of activities - exercise, sailing, volleyball on the beach with her husband and 60-mile breast cancer walks.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids, Genetics, Comedy, House, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Cary News

Club Notes: April 20.

The Democratic Women of Wake County meeting will start with a buffet at 11:30 a.m. and the program at noon Tuesday, April 22, at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina, Medicine, Health, Fuquay Varina, NC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Newswise

Immune System Genes Activated by Estrogen May Hold Clues to Lupus Origin

Columbus, OH - It's a phenomenon scientists observe whether they look at mortality rates in the United States, where medical care is relatively good, or third world nations, where medical care is often scarce: women are less likely to die from infectious diseases than men.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Columbus, OH, Infectious Diseases, Immunology, Biology, Science, Rheumatology, University of Virginia

Mon Apr 14, 2014

TBD.com

Walk to End Lupus Now

This weekend, the DC's Chapter is hosting it's eighth annual Walk to End Lupus Now.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Maddie Spiker often longs for a day when she can go outside, spend...

Maddie Spiker plays with her dog while spending time outside. Spiker, 16, suffers from Lupus and is only able to spend limited amounts of time outdoors before she feels tired.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canton, NC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

US News & World Report

Lupus Symptoms and Treatment

Systemic lupus erythematosus, also known as lupus, is a chronic autoimmune medical condition that causes inflammation and mainly affects the joints, kidneys and skin.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

CBC News

Woman loses coverage for lupus drug after moving to Manitoba

A Manitoba woman may be forced to leave the province because the province's drug program won't cover the cost of her lupus medication, which she needs to function on a daily basis.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KGUN

The Lupus Foundation, our Community Partner

The Lupus Foundation of Southern Arizona is the only local force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, while giving caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Huffington Post

Q&A With Cougar Town, Spin City and Scrubs Producer Randall Winston

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with television producer and director Randall Winston, who spoke about his recently shot Rob Lowe pilot, Lupus , and being openly gay in Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CBS Local

Plano Couple Competing To Win Million-Dollar Wedding

Local Plano couple, Valentina Tran and Eric Vergati, are finalists in Brides Live Wedding and will compete to star in a celebrity-style million-dollar wedding.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Medicine, Health

Patch.com

Beaumont Elementary Students Prepare to Walk for Pediatric Lupus Research

Friday, April 11th will find Beaumont Elementary students spending their lunch recess in a healthy way: walking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Education Etc.

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Different from all other States

As we approach the Jewish festival of Passover and the night that is "different from all other nights", it is appropriate that there is much in the recent news that positively distinguishes the Jewish State from the norm.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Passover, Medicine, Parkinson's Disease, Health

Tue Apr 01, 2014

KGUN

The Lupus Foundation, our Community Partner

The Lupus Foundation of Southern Arizona is the only local force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, while giving caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Sniper, service dog for Theresa woman with lupus, is missing

Mrs. Forbes said the black and tan, long-haired German shepherd helps her with effects of lupus, a medical condition she has had for more than a decade.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Freshnews

Anthera Pharmaceuticals Announces Personnel Changes

Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat autoimmune diseases, today announced the appointment of Steven Engle to and the departure of Dr. James Healy, MD, PhD from its Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Startups, Xoma, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Marketing

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Entertainer and Television Personality Nick Cannon Grand Marshals...

Cannon was diagnosed with lupus nephritis in 2012 and has been a tireless advocate for increased awareness of lupus and the importance of research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Applied Clinical Trials

XTL Biopharmaceuticals Retains Expert Consultants in Rheumatology for Phase II Lupus Trial

"Dr. Wallace and Dr. Urowitz are at the forefront of searching for viable treatment options for Lupus patients, and are respected, well known industry experts," said , CEO of XTL.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Rheumatology

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Mission: Impossible Possible To Honor Wtic Radio Host Jim Vicevich

The Lupus Foundation of America, Connecticut Chapter, in conjunction with CBS Radio, will be hosting its 3rd annual Mission: Impossible Possible event in honor of WTIC talk show host Jim Vicevich on Thursday, April 24 at Maneeley's Banquet Hall in South Windsor .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, South Windsor, CT, Portland, CT

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