Depression and Progression of Heart Disease in Lupus
Study suggests that depression may lead to an increased risk of subclinical atherosclerosis in women with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Research Explores the Gut's Role in Lupus
The gut may play a role in lupus and antiphospholipid syndrome, which affects 10 percent of lupus patients, a study shows.
Hints of Hormone-Microbiome Connection in Lupus' Gender Gap
Study raises the possibility of microbiome-oriented treatment for lupus in the future.
Dead Cells, Disrupted Lysosomes and Lupus
In this Q&A, Rheumatology Network speaks with Dr. Barbara Vilen who is making strides in both basic and translational research that may lead to new therapeutic targets for lupus.
The Lupus Action Plan, Explained
In this Q&A, Rheumatology Network speaks with Dr. Stephen Katz about the NIAMS Action Plan for Lupus Research.
Monitoring Drug Levels Can Help Treatment Adherence
Adherence to lupus treatment can be less than ideal, says Dr. Michelle Petri of Johns Hopkins. This is why monitoring whole-blood hydroxychloroquine levels is an important part of treatment.
An Increased Risk of Dementia Possible in Lupus
In patients with CNS lupus, early evidence shows the presence of the development of dementia, says Dr. Yehuda Shoenfeld of Israel. "Lupus is a disease of young females, so it's not elderly females with dementia at this age."
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