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New Way To Treat Lupus
...pus can occur in several forms, but systemic lupus erythematosus
(SLE)--usually referred to simply as lupus--is the most serious type. It is an incurable disease marked by inflammation and damage to tissue and organs throughout the body, including the joints, skin, heart, kidney and central nervous system. Lupus i...
Arthritis drugs are causing skin problems
...ulitis, psoriasis, dermatomyositis, systemic lupus erythematosus
etc were also noticed. The researchers feel that there are sufficient data to conclude that TNF-á-blocking therapy for rheumatoid arthritis do cause dermatological problems of clinical importance. One of the reasons for such may be the fact that the...
High expression of interferon induces lupus disease
...y the internal organs, it is called systemic lupus erythematosus
(SLE). The wide range of symptoms makes it difficult for physicians to diagnose and treat SLE. The new study had found out that activation of the type I interferon pathway is more common among SLE patients who are most affected. The activation of th...
Oral contraceptives safe for women with Lupus erythematosus
(lupus) is a disease in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks and damages healthy tissues of the skin, joints and internal organs.// A study has found that women who suffer from this disease can take oral contraceptives safely without any...
Epstein-Barr Virus May Be May Be A Cause For Multiple Sclerosis
...r autoimmune diseases, particularly systemic lupus erythematosus
(lupus), suggests that Epstein-Barr virus may have a broad role in predisposing to autoimmunity," or failure of the immune system to recognize the body's own tissues, the authors conclude. "A fine understanding of the mechanisms that connect Epstein-...
Infertility is Seen in Men With SLE
The prognosis for systemic lupus erythematosus
(SLE), an autoimmune disease that mainly affects women in their reproductive years , has improved recently, prompting a shift toward improving quality of life. For men with SLE, concerns have been raised about their future fertility. However, no st...