Air Pollution Linked to Pediatric Lupus
EULAR 2016: A new study shows an association between daily exposure to air pollutants and childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematous.
Common Genetic Pathways Implicated RA and SLE
Rheumatoid arthritis and lupus are distinct conditions that present in unique ways, but they do share various genetic risk factors.
Single-Center Study Finds Rituximab Effective for Lupus
Rituximab might even be effective for forms of Lupus that resist standard treatments.
Gaps in Care Exist for Some Young Lupus Patients
Young adulthood is a vulnerable time in chronic disease care. Most pediatric patients fail to progress smoothly into adult care.
Cardiac Events May Occur Before Lupus Starts
New research suggests that lupus patients may have heart and vessel problems much earlier than previously suspected.
Overactive Immune System in Lupus Linked to Specific Triggers
The little-understood antibody immunoglobulin E (IgE) plays a previously unknown role in systemic lupus erythematosus, study in Nature Immunology finds.
At Lupus Diagnosis, Men Generally Worse off than Women
Women may be far more likely than men to be diagnosed with SLE, but research suggests that at diagnosis, men with the disease may be worse off.
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