Systemic Lupus Erythematosus News and Research

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the form of the disease that most people are referring to when they say "lupus." The word "systemic" means the disease can affect many parts of the body. The symptoms of SLE may be mild or serious. Although SLE usually first affects people between the ages of 15 and 45 years, it can occur in childhood or later in life as well.
New study shows how a kidney biopsy can be used to tailor treatment for lupus patients

New study shows how a kidney biopsy can be used to tailor treatment for lupus patients

Adverse childhood experiences associated with worse lupus symptoms

Adverse childhood experiences associated with worse lupus symptoms

Adverse childhood experiences may contribute to poor health in adults with lupus

Adverse childhood experiences may contribute to poor health in adults with lupus

Researchers examine the barriers to vaccination in immunocompromised children

Researchers examine the barriers to vaccination in immunocompromised children

FDA approves new treatment for children with lupus

FDA approves new treatment for children with lupus

CircRNAs bind to dsRNA-activated protein kinase which is linked to innate immunity

CircRNAs bind to dsRNA-activated protein kinase which is linked to innate immunity

Researchers discover why women get autoimmune diseases far more often than men

Researchers discover why women get autoimmune diseases far more often than men

Study of pregnant women with lupus identifies early indicators of pregnancy complications

Study of pregnant women with lupus identifies early indicators of pregnancy complications

Researchers developing new tests for early detection, monitoring of lupus nephritis

Researchers developing new tests for early detection, monitoring of lupus nephritis

Researchers hope blood test that accurately diagnoses fibromyalgia could be available within five years

Researchers hope blood test that accurately diagnoses fibromyalgia could be available within five years

Psoriasis treatment associated with reduction in coronary artery disease

Psoriasis treatment associated with reduction in coronary artery disease

New system for early detection of lupus developed

New system for early detection of lupus developed

Immune checkpoint inhibitors induce rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases

Immune checkpoint inhibitors induce rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases

Surprising discovery about BH4 may rekindle interest in once-promising pathway

Surprising discovery about BH4 may rekindle interest in once-promising pathway

New approach may lead to better diagnostic techniques for autoimmune disorders

New approach may lead to better diagnostic techniques for autoimmune disorders

Study sheds light on lupus's autoimmune origins in precursor cells

Study sheds light on lupus's autoimmune origins in precursor cells

New discovery could improve diagnosis and treatment of lupus in black Africans

New discovery could improve diagnosis and treatment of lupus in black Africans

CRI to bestow top honors on three scientists for contributions to cancer immunology and immunotherapy

CRI to bestow top honors on three scientists for contributions to cancer immunology and immunotherapy

Imaging with CMR can improve detection of cardiac injury in lupus patients

Imaging with CMR can improve detection of cardiac injury in lupus patients

Hypertension drugs may be used to preserve memory of lupus patients

Hypertension drugs may be used to preserve memory of lupus patients