Epigenetics is a field of science that examines factors which influence whether genes are turned on or off when cells are replicated, which can influence whether a person might develop a specific disease, such as lupus.
Ask the Experts: Dr. Victoria Werth discusses photosensitivity in cutaneous lupus.
This month's Ask the Experts features Jim Oates, MD, and Monica Richey, MSN, ANP-bc/GNP in a two-part presentations on cardiac issues and lupus. Listen to their presentations now!
Study examines the effects of the antimalarial drug, hydroxycloroquine, on antiphospholipid antibodies that are responsible for pregnancy complications in women with lupus and antiphospholipid syndrome.
Ask the Experts: Susan Gustafson, Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services discusses the Health Insurance Marketplace
Lupus Foundation of America medical director Dr. Joan Merrill discusses a recently completed a study that may help to improve the design for future lupus clinical trials and secure approval of new safe and more tolerable treatments for lupus.
Dr. Miriam Kaufman discusses a smartphone app that helps adolescents make the transition from pediatric to adult lupus care.
Dr. Hermine Brunner of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital discusses her research on health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with lupus.