News tagged with lupus

Belimumab for lupus erythematosus: Added benefit not proven

Belimumab (trade name Benlysta) has been approved since July 2011 as an add-on therapy for adult patients with the autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). This monoclonal antibody is only considered as treatment ...

Aug 29, 2012
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Pinpointing the origins of arthritis

(Medical Xpress) -- A large, RIKEN-led, international team of genome researchers has found nine new associations of gene regions or loci with the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis. The loci, found in ...

Aug 17, 2012
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