Lupus Drugs in Pregnancy Won’t Harm Offspring – MedPage Today – MedPage Today


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Lupus Drugs in Pregnancy Won’t Harm Offspring – MedPage Today
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Among nearly 300 children whose mothers had lupus, a total of 14% had been hospitalized for serious infections, and of those hospitalized, 38% had been exposed in utero to azathioprine compared with 62% who had not been exposed, according to Mary

October is Lupus Awareness Month; Tri-Cities chapter Lupus Foundation to meet … – Progress Index

October is Lupus Awareness Month; Tri-Cities chapter Lupus Foundation to meet … Progress Index PETERSBURG – The Tri-Cities Chapter Lupus Foundation of Virginia Inc. offers the following information about lupus, as October is Lupus Awareness Month. One important function of the body is to combat infections by producing proteins and cells which … 

Malar Rash

Lupus is a disease that causes many types of different symptoms. One of the most common symptoms that appears in lupus patients are rashes on the body and face. The malar rash occurs with 45-65% of lupus patients. The facial rash received it’s name from Latin origins, the word “mala” means “jaw” or “cheek bone,” … Continue reading

Celebrity, Researcher, and Humanitarians Honored at the Lupus Foundation of … – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Celebrity, Researcher, and Humanitarians Honored at the Lupus Foundation of …The Herald | HeraldOnline.comWASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2012 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Whoopi Goldberg, physician and renowned researcher Dr. Michael Lockshin, and humanitarians Judith and Wayne Barlin were honored for their work to improve the lives of people with lupus, …

Lupus investigators receive LRI’s first $1 million research grants – News-Medical.net

Lupus investigators receive LRI's first $1 million research grantsNews-Medical.netThe Lupus Research Institute (LRI) today announced the first $1 million research grants given to lupus investigators by a private research organization. The LRI Distinguished Innovator Initiative was created to address the current lack of treatments in …

UC Berkeley professor awarded $1 million to research lupus – Daily Californian

Daily Californian UC Berkeley professor awarded $1 million to research lupusDaily CalifornianA UC Berkeley professor who aims to change the lives of people who have lupus has been awarded part of a $1 million grant, officials announced Wednesday. Greg Barton, an associate professor at the campus department of molecular and cell biology, and …

Vitamin D benefits immune system in Lupus patients – allvoices

Vitamin D benefits immune system in Lupus patientsallvoicesThe Lupus Foundation of America estimates that 1.5 million Americans, and at least five million people worldwide, have a form of lupus. Although lupus can strike men and women of all ages, 90 percent of individuals diagnosed with the disease are women.

DMARD Lupus Treatment

Dr. Olivia Ghaw from Mount Sinai specializes in patients with rheumatic or connective tissue diseases. She sees about 50 lupus patients a year and speaks about how common the disease really is. Many celebrities with lupus come out publicly to discuss their battles with the disease and because of this, people treat it like a … Continue reading

How Lupus Affects Your Body

Lupus doesn’t target just one specific part of your body. In fact, lupus can affect the entire body. Some of the main areas potentially affected by lupus are the brain and central nervous system, eyes, nose and mouth, and heart. Brain and Central Nervous System Lupus symptoms such as headaches, depression, confusion, mood swings, seizures … Continue reading

Bullous Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus: differential diagnosis with dermatitis herpetiformis. An Bras Dermatol. 2011 Jul-Aug;86(4 Suppl 1):S92-5 Authors: Barbosa WS, Rodarte CM, Guerra JG, Maciel VG, Fleury Júnior LF, Costa MB Abstract Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus is a rare subset of systemic lupus erythematosus that is even rarer in pediatric patients. We report a case of … Continue reading

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