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Blog | Feb. 17, 2015

An Update on Recent Hydroxychloroquine Shortages

When the Lupus Foundation of America became aware of a hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil®) shortage, we set out to discover the root of problem. While we still have limited information, we want to alert our constituents to the facts of the situation.

Blog | Feb. 17, 2015

Discover Your Power at Walk to End Lupus Now

With the steadily rising temperatures come the first Walk to End to Lupus Now™ events of 2015. Whether you’ve been involved for years or will be participating for the first time, these events are an incredible way to experience firsthand the power of the movement to end lupus.

Research News | Feb. 17, 2015

New Study Finds Answers about Lupus Activity during Pregnancy

At the 2014 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, Dr. Sara K. Tedesch presented her study on the relationship between lupus activity prior to getting pregnant and during pregnancy. The Lupus Foundation of America conducted a Q&A with Dr. Tedeschi about her study.

Research News | Feb. 17, 2015

New Findings Give Hope for Better Testing for Severe Lupus Nephritis

Lupus-related kidney inflammation (lupus nephritis) is one of the most common and serious complications of lupus. However, a new study demonstrates that an understudied inflammation pathway in lupus may bring researchers closer to developing a novel blood-based test that could predict the progression of kidney failure.