When Mary and Albert Luciano found out in 2008 that their daughter Erin had lupus, they were determined to learn everything they could about the illness.
Joining in the federal government’s ongoing skin safety campaign, the Food and Drug Administration released new rules that all sunscreen manufacturers must abide by starting in December 2012 for larger companies that make sunscreen, and in December 2013 for smaller companies.
If you’re living with lupus, it takes something extra to succeed at work while managing your symptoms. Read on to find out how Olympic gold medalist Shannon Boxx and others with lupus learned to thrive in their careers.
Hollywood phenom Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon finds support through her all-star network of friends and family
Thinning hair is common among people living with lupus. So is the whirlwind of emotions that comes with hair loss. Whether the result of lupus or a side effect of medications, hair loss can be a big shock, particularly when hair does not grow back.
It surprises many people to learn that lung issues are common among people with lupus. Although the underlying connective tissue disease is the root cause of lupus-related lung problems, the exact mechanism differs for each of the most common conditions.
Biomarkers are very much in the news today, in stories about how to determine who is at risk for a disease or condition, or the ways in which a group or population is reacting to a particular treatment. They also play a role in the development of new medications.
Music can be therapeutic for many problems the body encounters, including symptoms of stress, pain, and fatigue that many who live with lupus experience on a regular basis.