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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Strides made in diagnosing, treating lupus

(HealthDay) -- Sometimes it takes years for people to get diagnosed with lupus. That wasn't the case for Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana, who had so many of the classic systemic lupus erythematosus symptoms -- such ...

May 10, 2012
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A new drug to manage resistant chronic pain

Neuropathic pain, caused by nerve or tissue damage, is the culprit behind many cases of chronic pain. It can be the result of an accident or caused by a variety of medical conditions and diseases such as tumors, lupus, and ...

Apr 30, 2012
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