April is National Minority Health Month. Led by the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this month highlights the key role that disparities (great differences) play in the health and health care of communities across the country.
Lupus Organizations Continue Collaborating to Spark Innovation and Scientific Advances in Lupus Research
Through a rigorous peer-review process, the Foundation will fund the most promising research focused on improving the quality of life for people with lupus.
Kim Cantor, VP of Government Relations, provides an update on the Senate version of the 21st Century Cures Act that was passed in July 2015.
The research plan identifies and examines opportunities to increase scientific understanding of lupus, which will ultimately lead to safer and more effective treatments and, eventually, curative strategies
An October 2015 update from Health Educator Sarah Stothers, RN, BS, for options on how to make medications like hydroxychloroquine more affordable.
Off-label drugs for the treatment of lupus symptoms represents the standard of care for people with lupus, but current regulations make it difficult for doctors and manufacturers to communicate. Read Sandra C. Raymond's remarks now.
LFA-REAL will address major challenges in lupus treatment and disease management, and has the potential to greatly improve medical care and quality of life for people living with lupus.