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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.

Research News | Mar. 19, 2015

Abstract Submission Deadline April 1 for FOCiS Meeting

April 1 is the deadline for late-breaking abstract submissions and for registration by poster presenters at the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCiS) Annual Meeting June 24-27 in San Diego.

Research News | Jun. 17, 2014

Study Shows American Indian and Alaska Native Populations Have a High Risk for Lupus

Additional data from the CDC National Lupus Patient Registry project demonstrates 
that lupus is a widespread disease with a significant impact.

Research News | May. 15, 2014

Foundation Issues Request for Applications to Advance Research in Pediatric Lupus Nephritis

The Lupus Foundation of America announced today that the Foundation is seeking grant applications to provide critical funding that will, for the first time, address an unmet need in pediatric lupus nephritis.

Research News | Jan. 09, 2014

New Tool Helps to Ensure Better Representation of Minorities in Future Lupus Quality of Life Studies

Researchers now have a cost effective tool to help them better understand the burden of disease among populations at high risk for developing lupus. Learn more.

Research News | Oct. 28, 2013

In Treatment Adherence Study, Many Medicaid Beneficiaries Struggled to Stay on Medications

Researchers from the University of California and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston recently examined adherence among Medicaid beneficiaries with lupus to prescribed medications and found the patients were not following treatment plans, putting themselves at risk for poor outcomes.