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Research News | Jul. 19, 2016

New promising study results: Cognitive impairment in kids with lupus

Neuropsychiatric lupus mainly affects children and young adults and can weaken cognitive functions. With a new non-invasive imaging technique, the damage can now be studied.

Research News | Jul. 15, 2016

New study results: Reducing burden of quality of life reporting for adolescents

New study results show that a short questionnaire designed for adolescents to assess the impact of lupus on quality of life makes it easier for them to report their mental, physical, and social well-being.

Research News | Jun. 23, 2016

Research on Infections Reveals Inequality Between the Sexes

In some diseases, like lupus, sex-based differences may be the key to unlocking the mysteries and getting closer to treatments and cures.

Research News | Jun. 23, 2016

2016 Lupus Insight Prize Presented to Dr. Ann Marshak-Rothstein

Dr. Marshak-Rothstein will use the $200,000 award to advance her groundbreaking research into cutaneous lupus and autoimmunity.

Research News | Jun. 17, 2016

Three Ways You Can Improve Lupus Research

Participating in research can be a rewarding experience, and is essential to improve the quality of life of people with lupus.

Research News | Jun. 14, 2016

PARTNERS to Participate in $4 Million Research Study Comparing Stress Management Approaches

The study will examine the medical impact of mindfulness interventions for lupus patients.

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.