General News | Jun. 10, 2016

2017 Appropriations Act Includes Support for Lupus Research

The Lupus Foundation of America applauds the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for voting to pass the bill, which now moves to the full Senate for consideration.

General News | Jun. 09, 2016

Lupus Foundation of America Announces Collective Data Analysis Initiative Results at EULAR 2016

Today, the Lupus Foundation of America announced results of a first-of-its-kind study that could expedite the delivery of new and safer therapies to people with lupus.

Blog | Jun. 07, 2016

Stacey Kozel: Endless Possibilities

In March, Stacey Kozel set out to trek the estimated 2,200 miles on the Appalachian Trail, all while paralyzed from complications from lupus.

General News | Jun. 01, 2016

Lupus Groups to Host Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting

Lupus organizations announce groundbreaking collaborative initiative to inform lupus drug development.

General News | May. 17, 2016

Lupus Foundation of America Applauds Congressional Action to Expand Lupus Research

Defense Appropriations bill includes $5-million for lupus research program, the culmination of more than a decade of Foundation-led efforts.

Blog | May. 17, 2016

Here Comes the Sun (and Your Photosensitivity)

The sight of spring sunshine after months of dull winter skies gives many people a single-minded urge to lather on the tanning lotion and bask in the backyard for hours. But when you’re living with lupus, soaking up the sun can mean setting yourself up for a flare.

Research News | May. 16, 2016

Reducing Steroids Associated with Lower Healthcare Costs in Lupus Treatment

A new study published in Arthritis Care & Research is the first large-scale study to document a relationship between the duration of steroid use and the cost and use of health care resources among adults with lupus.

Research News | May. 16, 2016

New Study: Predicting Risk of Miscarriage During First Trimester

A new study suggests that testing positive for lupus anticoagulant antibodies in the first trimester of pregnancy is the strongest predictor of pregnancy loss in women with lupus.