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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.

Research News | Mar. 15, 2016

Low Rates of Organ Damage Shown in Long-term Use of Benlysta®

According to lead author, Dr. Ian Bruce, at the University of Manchester, UK, the results are encouraging

Research News | Mar. 01, 2016

New Research Shows Benefits of Nutritious Diet in People with Lupus

A new study published in Lupus Science & Medicine looked to see if the type of diet in people with lupus and steroid treatment are related.

Research News | Feb. 12, 2016

Faster Progress to New Treatments: Study Points to Improvements in Clinical Trial Design

A new study points to specific changes companies can make in clinical trials so that, in the future, clearer data can lead us closer to a cure.

Research News | Feb. 12, 2016

Early Treatment is Key to Minimize Infections in People with Lupus

A new study looked specifically at rates of hospitalization for serious infections among people with lupus.

Research News | Jan. 19, 2016

Pregnancy & Lupus: Updates from the 2015 American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

The research presented brings the promise of better outcomes for pregnant women with lupus and their babies.

Research News | Aug. 13, 2015

How Do We Think About Lupus and Why Does it Matter?

Not all patients who share a certain organ involvement can be treated with the same medicine at the same dose. In this piece, Foundation Medical Director Dr. Joan Merrill argues that improved classification of lupus can lead to better treatment.