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General News | Aug. 10, 2016

Access to Treatments

One of our key goals is to ensure people with lupus have access to the care and treatments they need. Recently, access to a few vital treatments has been challenging to obtain, specifically access to quinacrine, hydroxychloroquine, and Benlysta®.

General News | Jul. 20, 2016

WebMD: Nick Cannon Winning the War With Lupus

Nick Cannon may have lupus, but he refuses to let the disease take over his life. WebMD profiles his battle with lupus in an article entitled, Nick Cannon: A Warrior in the Fight Against Lupus.

General News | Jul. 14, 2016

Appropriations Bill Includes Critical Support for Lupus

With our support, the Congressional Lupus Caucus was able to rally the needed votes for continued funding of lupus research and education.

General News | Jul. 14, 2016

Appropriations Bill Includes Critical Support for Lupus

With our support, the Congressional Lupus Caucus was able to rally the needed votes for continued funding of lupus research and education.

General News | Jul. 14, 2016

Lupus Foundation of America Welcomes Lupus Research Alliance to the Fight to End Lupus

There are many challenges we collectively must address to achieve our shared goal of a victory over lupus.

General News | Jul. 08, 2016

New Grant to Increase Minority Participation in Lupus Clinical Trials

The year-long initiative to make research on lupus treatments more inclusive and effective formally began on July 1.

General News | Jun. 28, 2016

Changes Ahead for the Nutrition Facts Label

The new guidelines, introduced by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will begin to appear on packaged foods in 2018. Updates will help people with lupus make healthy decisions that meet their unique dietary needs.

General News | Jun. 16, 2016

$5 Million for Lupus Research Passes Second Critical Hurdle

The provision was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives' Appropriations Committee.