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Systematic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a disease that is more prevalent in people of Black African ancestry and Hispanic/Latino ethnicity than in other populations, yet... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-28
Source: Lupus News & Events
Newly released Phase 2 clinical trial findings from Kezar Life Sciences demonstrate that the drug zetomipzomib can lead to clinically meaningful improvement in lupus nephritis... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-28
Source: Lupus News & Events
On June 13, 2022, the biotechnology company Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. announced that its two new diagnostic blood tests – one for lupus and one... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-14
Source: Lupus News & Events
On June 9, 2022, DxTerity Diagnostics announced the commercial launch of its new IFN-1 Test. Type-1 Interferon (IFN-1) is a key lupus biomarker, a measure... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-13
Source: Lupus News & Events
Males with childhood-onset lupus (cSLE) often experience early and severe kidney involvement, and while many respond favorably to treatment, kidney disease relapse is common. Only... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-13
Source: Lupus News & Events
While there have been great advancements in lupus research and treatment, a new study finds that rates of pre-eclampsia and preterm delivery (birth before 37... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-09
Source: Lupus News & Events
When the medication dose is decreased gradually, many people with lupus who have reached clinical remission are able to effectively transition off of glucocorticoids (a... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-03
Source: Lupus News & Events
Given the consistent and positive research findings to date, the trial drug deucravacitinib will now move into Phase 3 studies as a potential treatment for... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-02
Source: Lupus News & Events

Lupus News & Events

National Lupus News & Events Feed


In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, the Lupus Foundation of America talks with Karen Ng, Asian Community Support Group facilitator,... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-17
Source: Lupus News & Events
Join us for our next virtual Lupus & You: Answers. Advocacy. Action. event! Hear from lupus experts on gut health and nutrition and learn how... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-04
Source: Lupus News & Events
The Sharing the Journey series is by you and for you. In your own words, we highlight the perspectives and personal experiences of people who... Read more
Published on: 2022-03-23
Source: Lupus News & Events
We are thrilled to welcome three leading lupus experts to the Lupus Foundation of America Medical-Scientific Advisory Council (MSAC):May Choi, MD, MPH, FRCPC, Brigham and... Read more
Published on: 2022-03-23
Source: Lupus News & Events
This International Women’s Day is celebrating the achievement of women breaking down bias and making a difference. In honor of this day, we are highlighting... Read more
Published on: 2022-03-08
Source: Lupus News & Events
Register TodayJoin us for our next virtual Lupus & You: Answers. Advocacy. Action. event! Hear from lupus experts on vaccines and the immune system, the... Read more
Published on: 2022-02-22
Source: Lupus News & Events
The Sharing the Journey series is by you and for you. In your own words, we highlight the perspectives and personal experiences of people who... Read more
Published on: 2022-02-08
Source: Lupus News & Events
For a person with lupus, it’s important to take necessary precautions to not get infected with COVID-19. One of the many ways to continue to... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-31
Source: Lupus News & Events

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Purple Pledge

Purple Pledge

Help Raise Awareness! May is Lupus Awareness Month! It is a name to be taken literally. We put extra effort into letting the world know about lupus. We educate communities and join together to raise funds and awareness...

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Lupus and Autoimmune Overlap Syndrome

Lupus and Autoimmune Overlap Syndrome

When patients are diagnosed with two or more autoimmune diseases it is called autoimmune overlap syndrome.    Lupus Diagnosis  I was diagnosed with systemic lupus in 1989 after months of severe fatigue, joint...

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Be Fierce. Take Control.

Be Fierce. Take Control.

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) are teaming up to help increase lupus awareness and reduce the time to diagnosis. Lupus is a disease that is known for being...

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Lupus, Brain Fog, and Me

Lupus, Brain Fog, and Me

I was 13 years old when I was diagnosed with lupus and started experiencing Brain Fog.  I didn’t expect much about my life to change after receiving my diagnosis. At the time, I had no idea that lupus would have...

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A Cautionary Tale of Lupus

What seemed like many moons ago, which, in reality, was only 35 years ago, I remember sitting in a doctor’s office with my mom.  Now, I don’t remember the doctor or every detail, but I do remember we were there because...

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My Post-COVID Lessons

What an incredible journey we have all been through.  I was certainly not prepared for a pandemic.  I thought it only happened in the movies.  To live through it and survive is beyond my mental being.  As I reflect on...

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