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.
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.
Dr. Jane Salmon reflects on the changing perspectives regarding lupus and pregnancy and her lifelong work to better understand the causes of pregnancy loss and organ damage in lupus.
The cover story in the Fall 2014 issue of Lupus Now focuses on learning to cope with visible signs of skin lupus.
Children with lupus may have a higher risk for developing cancer – especially blood cancers such as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and leukemia – compared to children without lupus.
A new study summarizes the best available evidence regarding the risk of heart disease and stroke among people with lupus.
Do you wonder about lupus and hair loss? Or if there is anything you can do with your diet that could help or harm you when you have lupus? Dr. Victoria Werth tackles some of your questions inside.