New Lupus Drugs In Development
Medications representing new lupus drugs
What is Pharma doing about Lupus? Treating lupus is complicated and usually unique to the individual. From prednisone and Plaquenil to cancer drugs like Methotrexate, finding a drug that manages lupus symptoms can sometimes seem more like trial and error than a science. One of the biggest challenges for lupus warriors and their health team is the lack [...]
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Selena Gomez’s Impact on Lupus Awareness
Is Selena Gomez really having a meaninful impact on lupus awareness?  Let’s look at Google Trends: Google trends is a simple way to measure how much a term is being searched over time. It is measured in relatively. Numbers represent search interest relative to the highest point on the chart for the given region and time. A [...]
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Happy Thanksgiving to the Lupus Warriors!
November 24th is Thanksgiving! Best wishes from LupusCorner to you and yours! :) For reference, here is where we got the information found in the video: AAA - American Auto Association The United States Census Bureau A poll conducted by FiveThirtyEight -- they actually provide their poll data MarketWatch - with the data source being Nielsen [...]
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Pain-Relieving Tips if the Weather Gets You Down
Living with lupus is tough - but the winter cold can make it worse. While scientists haven't found a link between cold weather and lupus symptoms, here are some pain-relieving tips for times when the cold seems like too much to handle. [thb_gap height="30"] (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); SPONSORED [thb_gap height="30"] 1. Try Stretching [thb_gap height="10"][thb_image [...]
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How Common is the Butterfly Rash?
Our Poll Results are in! Nearly 1,000 people with lupus reported about the butterfly rash symptom. If you didn't get a chance to answer and wish to, you can still answer the poll on butterfly rash prevalence. As we receive additional responses, we will update this result.   Lupus and the butterfly rash Many organizations [...]
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Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS) and Lupus
Fatigue is a common lupus symptom. But, comparing fatigue over time, or between people, is difficult. With around 80% of people with lupus experiencing fatigue, it is crucial to have a validated measure that can distinguish between different symptoms. The Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS) has been designed to distinguish fatigue from clinical depression. Clinical studies have [...]
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Drug-Induced Lupus Erythematosus (DIL)
Lupus symptoms, and a different diagnosis known as Drug-Induced Lupus, may develop as a result of taking certain medications. Drug-Induced Lupus (DIL or DILE) is an autoimmune disease (similar to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) caused by long term and chronic use of certain prescription drugs. These drugs cause an autoimmune response, in which the your body’s [...]
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Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (CLE)
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus is a chronic autoimmune disease and one form of lupus. This form of lupus is limited to the skin. Approximately two-thirds of people with lupus will develop some form of CLE. Skin disease in lupus can cause rashes or sores (lesions), most of which will appear on sun-exposed areas such as the [...]
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