Joining in the federal government’s ongoing skin safety campaign, the Food and Drug Administration released new rules that all sunscreen manufacturers must abide by starting in December 2012 for larger companies that make sunscreen, and in December 2013 for smaller companies.
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Dr. Victoria Werth provides an overview of lupus skin disease which affects approximately two-thirds of people with lupus.
Dr. Diane Kamen of the Medical University of South Carolina provides an overview of how lupus can affect the body's organs.
Thinning hair is common among people living with lupus. So is the whirlwind of emotions that comes with hair loss. Whether the result of lupus or a side effect of medications, hair loss can be a big shock, particularly when hair does not grow back.
The researchers hoped to learn the prevalence of self-reported photosensitivity among people with lupus, as well as its effects on quality of life.
Dr. Ram Raj Singh of the University of California Los Angeles discusses findings from studies that may provide clues into the possible causes of lupus skin disease.
The researchers hoped to learn what factors have an impact on how much time it takes for a lupus patient to develop skin damage.
Our Annual Lupus Symposium in Augusta has moved to March 22, 2014!
Learn more about living with lupus at the Life + Lupus... an Educational Symposium.