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General News | May. 10, 2012

World Lupus Day Highlights the Impact of Lupus on Millions of People

In recognition of World Lupus Day the Lupus Foundation of America seeks to shine a light on the significant physical, emotional, and financial burden of lupus.

General News | May. 03, 2012

A Significant Step Forward in Improving the Care and Treatment for Adults with Lupus

New guidelines help physicians screen, treat and manage adult lupus nephritis.

General News | Mar. 20, 2012

Lupus Foundation of America Addresses Lupus Communication Gaps

Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline released results of a survey highlighting a communication gap between people with lupus and the people who care for them.

General News | Jan. 30, 2012

New Test Shows Promise for Measuring Lupus Nephritis Activity

A pilot study shows early signs that a protein in the blood called C4d could serve as an indicator of lupus nephritis activity in people with lupus.

General News | Jan. 06, 2012

LFA Funded Research Sheds New Light on Men and Lupus

A report on a study funded by the Lupus Foundation of America found that males required a higher number of lupus susceptible genes to develop the disease.

General News | Dec. 17, 2011

Lupus Foundation of America Applauds Congress for Funding Vital Lupus Research/Education Initiatives

The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for including vital lupus funding in the Fiscal Year 2012 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.

General News | Nov. 08, 2011

Research Study Finds Higher Numbers of People With Lupus

Dr. S. Sam Lim presents data showing black women have a significantly higher incidence of systemic lupus erythematosus than most reports in the scientific literature.

General News | Nov. 03, 2011

“Strike While the Iron is Hot” How the Lupus Initiative is Advancing Rheumatology

The Rhuematologist features "The Lupus Initiative," a national health care provider education initiative to improve lupus diagnosis, treatment, and management among minorities.