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Nephritis is the general term used to describe inflammation of the glomerulus, tubules or interstitial tissue in the kidneys. The condition affects functioning of the kidney and its ability to filter blood and excrete waste products via the urine.
Long-term use of herbal remedies may not guarantee safety

Long-term use of herbal remedies may not guarantee safety

Scientists use FAN1 knockout mice to refine detailed mechanisms involved in damaged DNA repair

Scientists use FAN1 knockout mice to refine detailed mechanisms involved in damaged DNA repair

FDA expands use of Opdivo + Yervoy Regimen for BRAF V600 mutant and wild-type advanced melanoma

FDA expands use of Opdivo + Yervoy Regimen for BRAF V600 mutant and wild-type advanced melanoma

TTUHSC nephrologists to help find new treatment for lupus nephritis

TTUHSC nephrologists to help find new treatment for lupus nephritis

Transplanted MSCs slow progression of lupus nephritis by suppressing Tfh cells in SLE animal model

Transplanted MSCs slow progression of lupus nephritis by suppressing Tfh cells in SLE animal model

UH researchers identify new method to provide diagnostic information on kidney disease

UH researchers identify new method to provide diagnostic information on kidney disease

Raising lupus awareness: an interview with Professor Ramsey-Goldman, MD

Raising lupus awareness: an interview with Professor Ramsey-Goldman, MD

Lupus Research Institute announces this year's Novel Research Grants

Lupus Research Institute announces this year's Novel Research Grants

Asian and Hispanic patients with lupus have lower mortality rates

Asian and Hispanic patients with lupus have lower mortality rates

Health benefits of modified formulation of curcumin supplements

Health benefits of modified formulation of curcumin supplements

New findings raise hope for novel class of drugs to treat lupus

New findings raise hope for novel class of drugs to treat lupus

Black and Hispanic SLE patients are more likely to be readmitted than white patients

Black and Hispanic SLE patients are more likely to be readmitted than white patients

New research collaboration aims to develop better therapies for autoimmune diseases

New research collaboration aims to develop better therapies for autoimmune diseases

UH biomedical engineer receives ALR grant to study cause of lupus nephritis

UH biomedical engineer receives ALR grant to study cause of lupus nephritis

EMD Serono collaborates with Pfizer and Broad Institute

EMD Serono collaborates with Pfizer and Broad Institute

Study: Gene variants linked with increased risk for kidney complications in patients with lupus

Study: Gene variants linked with increased risk for kidney complications in patients with lupus

Opsona raises €33M in oversubscribed financing round

Opsona raises €33M in oversubscribed financing round

Researchers report progress on non-invasive method to assess kidney function

Researchers report progress on non-invasive method to assess kidney function

NSAIDs pose kidney risk in some children

NSAIDs pose kidney risk in some children

Azathioprine exposure concerns raised for SLE mothers

Azathioprine exposure concerns raised for SLE mothers