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A phase 3 clinical trial finds the drug Lupkynis™ (voclosporin), combined with standard of care therapy, significantly improves kidney function in people with the lupus-related... Read more
Published on: 2021-05-11
Source: Lupus News & Events
In August of 2020, the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) announced plans to assess two U.S. FDA-approved treatments for lupus nephritis (lupus that affects... Read more
Published on: 2021-05-11
Source: Lupus News & Events
New research out of Turkey finds more than half of children with lupus present with some type of blood disorder. Among the children assessed in... Read more
Published on: 2021-05-10
Source: Lupus News & Events
Though hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) availability has returned to normal, research shows many people with lupus continue to report anxiety about supply shortages. HCQ is an antimalarial... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-22
Source: Lupus News & Events
In pregnant women with lupus, treatment with hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is linked to a reduced risk of premature labor, high blood pressure during pregnancy and preeclampsia... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-20
Source: Lupus News & Events
Over the past four decades, advances in science have increased the 5-year survival rate for people diagnosed with lupus to 95% and this rate is... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-15
Source: Lupus News & Events
Breastfeeding can be successful in women with rheumatic diseases such as lupus. Moreover, any woman who wants to nurse their baby can do so and... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-12
Source: Lupus News & Events
In a new study, Lupkynis™ (voclosporin) for lupus nephritis (LN) treatment proved effective for controlling LN regardless of the disease classification. Delays in LN diagnosis... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-09
Source: Lupus News & Events

Lupus News & Events

National Lupus News & Events Feed


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: 2021-05-11
Source: Lupus News & Events
The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is proud to extend its continued partnership with the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), providing a new... Read more
Published on: 2021-05-04
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: 2021-04-16
Source: Lupus News & Events
Misinformation about COVID-19 has led to an increase in harassment, threats and violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). The Lupus Foundation of America... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-19
Source: Lupus News & Events
Yesterday, the Lupus Foundation of America participated in a virtual briefing with Congress to share the unique impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-18
Source: Lupus News & Events
Last week, over 3,700 lupus advocates from all 50 states and 76 countries across the globe registered for the Lupus Foundation of America’s Digital Lupus... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-12
Source: Lupus News & Events
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we want to spotlight a few remarkable women that are making an impact and inspiring those in the lupus... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-11
Source: Lupus News & Events
Published on: 2021-02-22
Source: Lupus News & Events

BLOGS

My Lupus Night Light


Bad Med Day

I am looking forward to my three-day weekend.  I am, for the first time, almost caught up on my workload. I am pondering what I should do with all this precious time which is a real treat for me.  Seldom do I get this...

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Strides

Making Strides: The First-Ever FDA-Approved Lupus Nephritis Drug   We are making great strides even when the world is upside-down. As many of you know, I have been around for decades in the war against lupus. I am...

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Hanging onto Stuff

During the past year, I have been spending more time at home like many of you. Before COVID, I always kidded around, saying I was so busy with lupus stuff; I would just visit my house and my husband. I can hardly...

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What’s Your Story

So, what is your story? This week, I received a bill from my favorite florist. It was over $500. I had chest pains when I opened it. The last time I spent that much on flowers was for one of my kids' weddings. I wish...

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Storms

It is an ugly stormy morning.  All night, the rain hit the windows and the trees smacked against each other. The dark gloomy skies and the bold blasts of thunder were enough to make anyone want to hide under their...

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