Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Quality of care lacking for ESRD in lupus nephritis

(HealthDay)—In the United States, minorities and those who lack private insurance are less likely to receive adequate care for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) due to lupus nephritis (LN), according to research published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study to examine computer-based decision aids to help in lupus therapy

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are enrolling patients for a study designed to help minority women with lupus nephritis make informed decisions on their treatment. The study is funded by the Patient-Centered ...

Medications

New lupus treatments offer a better chance for remission

One of the most difficult things about lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease, is that people who have it don't always realize it—they know something's not right, but they're not sure what. They may feel exhausted and have ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Triple drug combo benefits lupus nephritis

(HealthDay)—In a trial of 368 Chinese patients with lupus nephritis, those who were given a trio of medications were more likely to see a complete remission. The researchers, led by Zhihong Liu, M.D., of the Nanjing University ...

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