Navigation Links
Better Lupus Treatments on the Horizon
Date:9/29/2007

one a renaissance, the experts said.

"It's a horse race," Katz said. "There are now 27 drug companies that are working on new lupus medicine. And the new therapies are more targeted therapies. They're not immune tranquilizers."

In fact, a new lupus information Web site -- established by the LRI this past May -- highlights 15 research trials that are currently under way. Many of the studies are for effective drugs with fewer side effects.

"I think one of the reasons that there is a measure of excitement in lupus and in other complex diseases that we've been confronted with for a long time is the advent of a whole series of new molecular tools that allow us to address basic issues," Salk molecular neurobiology professor Greg E. Lemke told reporters.

He pointed especially to the sequencing of the human genome and the use of genetically altered animal models as innovations that are boosting lupus research.

In one innovation, researchers led by Philip Low, of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., say they've developed what could be a vaccine against lupus. Reporting in the Sept./Oct. issue of Molecular Pharmaceutics, the team said the shot reduced disease, cut down on kidney damage and extended the survival of laboratory mice with the illness.

This and other new research is raising expectations, the researchers said.

"Our goal should be trying to get remission in patients with lupus," UCLA's Dr. Bevra Hahn, chief of rheumatology in the School of Medicine, noted during the teleconference. "Patients all tend to accept what I call 'simmering' disease. There is fatigue, the patient never feels good, but they're not in danger, and we accept that as OK. I think it's time for both people who have the disease and physicians who treat them to do better."

Everyone agreed that heeding this advice will require an enormous public support --both in terms of continued financial investment an
'/>"/>

Copyright©2007 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic
2. Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover
3. For better mood and energy!! Work-up in short span
4. Antifever drug betters stroke outcome
5. Prevention is better than cure
6. Better prostate cancer detection
7. A better way to measure cholesterol
8. Sponging Cattle betters spraying in eradicating Malaria
9. New Computerized Imaging Systems Help In Better Dental Treatment Planning
10. New therapy better at increasing bone density
11. Better Treatment for obesity
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/22/2014)... The improved access to antiretroviral drugs ... developing world, has led to the decline in the ... due to AIDS globally. However, despite the fact that ... patients becoming affected by the virus is on the ... all related organisations and stakeholders, by 2015, significant investments ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... A national leader in home delivery of ... room to grow. , Headquarters for the provider of sterile-use ... building at 8516 N.W. Expressway in Oklahoma City. , ... Oklahoma’s best places to work by OKCBiz magazine – demanded ... 120 in the past two years, and staff count grew ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who use reduced-nicotine cigarettes ... levels of nicotine, according to a new study. ... other smokers, the researchers say. The month-long study ... smoked regular cigarettes with nicotine emission levels of 1.2 ... switched to reduced-nicotine cigarettes for the next three weeks. ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... years, several breakthrough treatments have become available for ... benefit from these treatments can be pre-identified by ... For example, patients whose lung cancer is driven ... benefit from the drug crizotinib, which targets this ... to replicate this success by matching different drugs ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Ticket Down ... tickets in Kalamazoo, New Orleans, Albuquerque and Rapid City. ... the “Long Island Medium,” Theresa Caputo, allows just that. Caputo ... She is part of a close knit family who began ... with a spiritual healer, realized she had a chance to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Worldwide HIV Infection Drug Market Examined in New Kuick Research Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:Worldwide HIV Infection Drug Market Examined in New Kuick Research Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 3Health News:Fast-growing 180 Medical Moves Into New 60,000-square-foot Office in Oklahoma City 2Health News:Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lead to More Smoking 2Health News:Online screening for rare lung cancer subtypes opens door to new kind of clinical trial 2Health News:Online screening for rare lung cancer subtypes opens door to new kind of clinical trial 3Health News:Online screening for rare lung cancer subtypes opens door to new kind of clinical trial 4Health News:Theresa Caputo Tickets in Kalamazoo at Wings Stadium, Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, Kiva Auditorium in Albuquerque and Rapid City at Don Barnett Arena Now Available 2
... likely than Caucasians and men to undergo bone marrow ... the conclusion of a new analysis published early online ... American Cancer Society. The study,s results indicate that additional ... access to bone marrow transplantation and also that the ...
... ... ... Readers will be struck by the illuminative work of a mature poet as author Brad ... its name, this reflective anthology reveals the profound emotions and sentiments of a man who, ...
... “The reviews were amazing. ... BMEGateway to give a symposium to our loyal client base that was enjoyable and memorable on ... like this.” , ... (PRWEB) May 23, 2010 -- BMEGateway, the national leader in independent medical evaluation, peer/medical review ...
... people to protect their ears when going to firework displays, ... most common sounds of summer can expose listeners to permanent ... was sounded by David Coffin, director of Ball State University,s ... come in the form of the pop of fireworks, the ...
... ... celiac disease , ... (PRWEB) May 22, 2010 -- LoveToKnow, Inc. has launched a new Web site channel that ... addition, as part of a campaign to help people with these issues, the company said ...
... ... residential solar energy systems in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. The systems are the first operating systems ... the region. The projects were primarily funded through the Pennsylvania Sunshine Fund and Federal ... West Chester, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:African-Americans and women are less likely to undergo bone marrow transplantation 2Health News:The Heart of the Prisoner Revealed 2Health News:BMEGateway's 20th Anniversary Insurance Symposium considered a “Tremendous” Success 2Health News:Summer Sounds Can Lead to Hearing Loss 2Health News:LoveToKnow.com Launches Gluten Free Channel and Will Donate to National Foundation for Celiac Awareness 2Health News:LoveToKnow.com Launches Gluten Free Channel and Will Donate to National Foundation for Celiac Awareness 3Health News:Pennsylvania's Newest Power Companies Right in Your Neighbor's Back Yard 2
(Date:8/22/2014)... Mich. , Aug. 22, 2014  Dr. ... Who with the Diamond Lifetime Achievement Award in the ... as CEO of Cardiovascular Clinical Associates. Dr. ... in managing all major aspects of the business; overseeing ... well as primary coronary intervention. In addition, he is ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Zacks Equity Research highlights Epizyme (Nasdaq: EPZM - Free ... PNRA - Free Report ) as the Bear of the ... (Nasdaq: FOLD - Free Report ), Sanofi (NYSE: SNY ... Report ). Here is a synopsis of all five ... The biotech bull market is far from over due ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... ITHACA, N.Y. , Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... computed tomography (CT) imaging facility, is using the ... 4D and even 5D imaging to researchers and ... just launched, asks "What would YOU do if ... the possibility to researchers and explorers everywhere, from ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dr. Mark Rasak, MD is recognized by Continental Who's Who with the Diamond Lifetime Achievement Award 2Epizyme, Panera, Amicus Therapeutics, Sanofi and Shire highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day 2Epizyme, Panera, Amicus Therapeutics, Sanofi and Shire highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day 3Epizyme, Panera, Amicus Therapeutics, Sanofi and Shire highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day 4Epizyme, Panera, Amicus Therapeutics, Sanofi and Shire highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day 5Epizyme, Panera, Amicus Therapeutics, Sanofi and Shire highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day 6Cornell's X-ray Imaging Lab Director Uses Kickstarter Campaign to "Democratize" Advanced 3D Imaging 2
... Systems, Inc. , the maker of TrackWise ... in enterprise quality and compliance management solutions, today ... provider of high-quality generic pharmaceuticals, has selected TrackWise® ...   As the manufacturer of more ...
... for Full Year Fiscal 2010 -- WEIFANG, China, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ... ... ... ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab the first one. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Selects TrackWise® for Comprehensive Enterprise Quality and Document Management 2Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Selects TrackWise® for Comprehensive Enterprise Quality and Document Management 3Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Selects TrackWise® for Comprehensive Enterprise Quality and Document Management 4Shengtai Pharmaceutical Reports Financial Results for Full Year Fiscal 2010 2Shengtai Pharmaceutical Reports Financial Results for Full Year Fiscal 2010 3Shengtai Pharmaceutical Reports Financial Results for Full Year Fiscal 2010 4Shengtai Pharmaceutical Reports Financial Results for Full Year Fiscal 2010 5Shengtai Pharmaceutical Reports Financial Results for Full Year Fiscal 2010 6Shengtai Pharmaceutical Reports Financial Results for Full Year Fiscal 2010 7Shengtai Pharmaceutical Reports Financial Results for Full Year Fiscal 2010 8Shengtai Pharmaceutical Reports Financial Results for Full Year Fiscal 2010 9
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: