Sjogren's Syndrome News and Research

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Sjogren's syndrome is a chronic autoimmune syndrome characterized by lymphocyte infiltration of salivary glands, resulting in symptomatic eye and mouth dryness. Sjogren's syndrome can be associated with extraglandular presentations, such as musculoskeletal features including fatigue and fibromyalgia, in nearly 50% of patients, and fewer patients complain of arthralgias. According to the Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation, the condition affects approximately two million to four million Americans, mostly middle-age women.
AARDA study reveals mothers antibodies may cause autism in babies

AARDA study reveals mothers antibodies may cause autism in babies

New proteins help patients to get more accurate diagnosis of MS

New proteins help patients to get more accurate diagnosis of MS

AARDA creates new multi-media public service campaign for AD patients

AARDA creates new multi-media public service campaign for AD patients

Genalyte's Maverick Detection System gets CE mark in Europe for research use

Genalyte's Maverick Detection System gets CE mark in Europe for research use

Two studies discover new enzyme that acts as a sensor of innate immunity

Two studies discover new enzyme that acts as a sensor of innate immunity

AARDA to mark National Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month with new initiatives

AARDA to mark National Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month with new initiatives

Novel antibodies can aid in early diagnosis of Sjogren's Syndrome

Novel antibodies can aid in early diagnosis of Sjogren's Syndrome

Salivary-biomarker approach can identify individuals at future risk of PTSD, depression

Salivary-biomarker approach can identify individuals at future risk of PTSD, depression

Relief for dry eyes through scleral contact lenses

Relief for dry eyes through scleral contact lenses

Positive interim data from Anthera's PEARL-SC phase 2b clinical study in systemic lupus erythematosus

Positive interim data from Anthera's PEARL-SC phase 2b clinical study in systemic lupus erythematosus

Women more likely to develop lupus at earlier ages

Women more likely to develop lupus at earlier ages

Venus Williams withdraws from US Open due to Sjogren syndrome

Venus Williams withdraws from US Open due to Sjogren syndrome

Leading dental and pharmacy organizations to raise awareness on xerostomia

Leading dental and pharmacy organizations to raise awareness on xerostomia

Scientists identify protein sorting mechanism used by salivary gland

Scientists identify protein sorting mechanism used by salivary gland

New lozenge clinical trial for dry mouth treatment

New lozenge clinical trial for dry mouth treatment

Vitamin D deficiency could be linked to development of certain autoimmune lung diseases

Vitamin D deficiency could be linked to development of certain autoimmune lung diseases

Hydroxychloroquine may reduce cardiac neonatal lupus in subsequent pregnancies: Research

Hydroxychloroquine may reduce cardiac neonatal lupus in subsequent pregnancies: Research

REMURA Phase 2 clinical study results highlighted at Tear Film & Ocular Surface conference

REMURA Phase 2 clinical study results highlighted at Tear Film & Ocular Surface conference

ISTA Pharmaceuticals initiates REMURA Phase 3 clinical program for dry eye disease

ISTA Pharmaceuticals initiates REMURA Phase 3 clinical program for dry eye disease

Anthera initiates PEARL-SC Phase 2b study of A-623 for lupus

Anthera initiates PEARL-SC Phase 2b study of A-623 for lupus