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.
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

Study shows B cells could play reciprocal roles in pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis

Study shows B cells could play reciprocal roles in pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis

Study reveals early signs of cardiac impairment in patients with newly diagnosed lupus

Study reveals early signs of cardiac impairment in patients with newly diagnosed lupus

UH researchers awarded $2 million grant to unravel link between women and lupus

UH researchers awarded $2 million grant to unravel link between women and lupus

Sage launches new web-based tool that helps explore curated genomic analyses of Alzheimer's

Sage launches new web-based tool that helps explore curated genomic analyses of Alzheimer's

Study elucidates pathophysiology of systemic lupus erythematosus

Study elucidates pathophysiology of systemic lupus erythematosus

Study finds new theory for gender differences in occurrence of autoimmune diseases

Study finds new theory for gender differences in occurrence of autoimmune diseases

High blood pressure drug may also help prevent onset of type 1 diabetes

High blood pressure drug may also help prevent onset of type 1 diabetes

Scientists discover the genetic cause of immune disorders

Scientists discover the genetic cause of immune disorders

Scientists discover how gene mutation affects T cell function to promote immune disorders

Scientists discover how gene mutation affects T cell function to promote immune disorders

Patients with rheumatologic disease can safely receive life-saving cancer immunotherapy

Patients with rheumatologic disease can safely receive life-saving cancer immunotherapy

Study finds link between lupus and elevated risk of dementia

Study finds link between lupus and elevated risk of dementia

Study shows lupus support line as valuable resource to help patients cope with disease

Study shows lupus support line as valuable resource to help patients cope with disease

Obesity linked to worse patient-reported outcomes in women with lupus

Obesity linked to worse patient-reported outcomes in women with lupus

Dietary intake of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may affect outcomes in lupus patients

Dietary intake of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may affect outcomes in lupus patients

Vitamin D insufficiency associated with higher rates of renal disease in lupus patients

Vitamin D insufficiency associated with higher rates of renal disease in lupus patients

UH professors developing new home test kit for kidney nephritis

UH professors developing new home test kit for kidney nephritis

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease