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.
The research presented brings the promise of better outcomes for pregnant women with lupus and their babies.
A new study conducted by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia takes a closer look at depression and anxiety in children with lupus.
Foundation grantees Dr. Jill Buyon and Dr. Jane Salmon recently presented results from their research on pregnancy in women with lupus. Read more.
At the 2014 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, Dr. Sara K. Tedesch presented her study on the relationship between lupus activity prior to getting pregnant and during pregnancy. The Lupus Foundation of America conducted a Q&A with Dr. Tedeschi about her study.
Lupus-related kidney inflammation (lupus nephritis) is one of the most common and serious complications of lupus. However, a new study demonstrates that an understudied inflammation pathway in lupus may bring researchers closer to developing a novel blood-based test that could predict the progression of kidney failure.
Insights from the 2014 American College of Rheumatology Reproductive Health Summit
Children with lupus may have a higher risk for developing cancer – especially blood cancers such as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and leukemia – compared to children without lupus.