Asia-Pacific Lupus Collaborative's low-disease activity score can predict risk of flare-ups, according to research from a group at Hong Kong University.
The study evaluated 2 groups of women from the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) and NHSII cohorts, examining alcohol consumption and the onset of systemic lupus erythematosus.
New guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis treatment with DMARDs and money being steered into lupus research highlight this week's The Handoff.
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and low self-esteem reported higher levels of anxiety and depression.
Changes in levels of soluble mediators may predict SLE transition in unaffected relatives of patients.
A European League Against Rheumatism writing committee has issued recommendations for family planning for women with systemic lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid syndrome based on a systemic review.
Consuming adequate amounts of the right nutrients, and limiting others, can help relieve symptoms and improve outcomes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Study reviewed information from 1.8 million individuals in England admitted to a hospital with an autoimmune disease.
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The Lupus Foundation of America is now accepting applications for 8 grants, with dedicated awards to minority applicants, pediatric research, and research that has an impact on rural areas.
Study evaluated the complications and success rates for IVF in women with systemic lupus erythematosus or antiphospholipid syndrome.
Three-year follow-up shows statistically significant increase in cumulative presence of HPV infection.
Women with systemic lupus erythematosus and depression were more likely to have increased carotid intima-media thickness compared with those with SLE without depression.
Patients with cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) were assessed for their risk of cerebrovascular accidents, ischemic heart disease, and peripheral arterial disease.
Eligible participants participated in a phase IIb trial of sifalimumab to determine the drug's effect on moderate-to-severe active SLE.
Multidisciplinary experts provide 12 recommendations for the planning and management of pregnancy in systemic lupus erythematosus and/or antiphospholipid syndrome.
Retrospective data from a single center showed that 22.4% of patients with SLE will have a disease flare even after 3 years of remission. What are the implications for clinical follow-up?
A greater percentage of patients who received sifalimumab achieved an SLE responder index response at week 52 compared with placebo.
Intestinal pseudo-obstruction has been considered a rare complication of SLE, but the condition has not been well defined, with most information coming from case reports.
Atherosclerosis was found to be prevalent among Danish patients with lupus without prior cardiovascular disease. Research demonstrated that atherosclerosis screening focused on one vascular territory is insufficient to make a diagnosis.
An imbalance between serine and tyrosine phosphatases contributes to a dysregulation of B-cell receptor signaling in patients with SLE.
A study was conducted examining the correlation between muscle strength, muscle mass, and physical disability in adult women with SLE. The researchers found that muscle strength was inversely related to physical disability in SLE.
CTD is associated with higher prevalence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in African Americans and in young adults.
Cigarette smoke exposure is associated with increased morbidity in SLE as assessed by SDI score.
A meta-analysis showed that cutaneous manifestations of SLE are less common in patients with late-onset SLE.
Pregnancy in women with SLE carries a higher maternal and fetal risk compared with pregnancy in healthy women. The presence of LAC appears to be most predictive of poor pregnancy outcomes.
Systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity can be assessed using IL-6 and IL-17 baseline serum levels as biomarkers.
Researchers identify pain factors to improve care for patients with lupus.
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