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Early Symptoms of Lupus Systemic lupus erythematosus, commonly referred to as lupus or SLE, is an autoimmune disorder that most commonly afflicts women. Around 1 in 2100 people are diagnosed with the disease. Lupus is five times more common among females than males, but men who get lupus often develop more severe symptoms. Lupus discriminates…

10 Signs And Symptoms That You May Have Lupus

When it comes to diagnosing diseases, doctors have their work cut out for them ascertaining the root of an issue. Whether via blood tests, urine samples or CT scans, it’s often hard to be entirely sure which specific ailment the patient needs treatment for, let alone what that treatment will be. However, one autoimmune disease…

Selena Gomez opens up about her battle with body shaming and lupus: It really messed me up

Pop singer Selena Gomez recently opened up about being body shamed for gaining weight. In a recent interview with Raquelle Stevens for an episode of Giving Back Generation, Selena revealed how the criticism for gaining weight “messed her” up. Selena, who has been dealing with physical and mental health issues, revealed, “I experienced (body shaming)…

Lupus Awareness Month Marked by Local, Online and Worldwide Activities.

Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, ample online ways exist to mark Lupus Awareness Month, observed each May to call attention to lupus and raise funds for research and education. The national effort is coordinated by the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), which estimates that 1.5 million U.S. residents and at least 5 million people globally have a form of this autoimmune inflammatory disease. World Lupus Day, organized by the World…

Lupus medication studied for COVID-19 cure creates shortage for lupus survivors.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF)- Researchers are investigating Lupus medication as a potential cure to Coronavirus, But those in need of the drug are now having trouble accessing their prescriptions because of the studies. One local South Carolina woman is reaching out to Congress. The name of the pill is Hydroxychloroquine, which is also known as it’s…

Why I Bottle Up My Struggle With Lupus at Times

When I’m in the depths of struggle, only the people closest to me know about it. I need to go through the hardship and come out on the other side before I’m comfortable writing about it or sharing it on social media. I need to prove to myself I can conquer it before I make…

Israeli Researchers Make Breakthrough Towards Cure for Lupus

Israeli and American scientists have made a significant step towards a cure for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), in which nine out of 10 patients are female. SLE is characterized by a wide profile of autoantibodies, causing inflammation and irreversible organ damage. Most people with lupus develop the disease between the ages of 15 and 44,…

The Difference Between Lupus and RA

What are lupus and RA? Lupus and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are both autoimmune diseases. In fact, the two diseases are sometimes confused because they share many symptoms. Autoimmune disease occurs when your immune system attacks cells in your body, triggering inflammation and damaging healthy tissue. Scientists aren’t sure of all the triggers of autoimmune diseases, but…

Presidente Trump assina projetos de lei levando US $ 19 milhões à pesquisa e educação em lúpus

Ao culminar mais de um ano de advocacia pela  Lupus Foundation of America  e outros, o Presidente Donald Trump assinou disposições legais para quase US $ 19 milhões em novos fundos para  pesquisa e educação sobre  lúpus . As contas de financiamento, que incluíram US $ 41,7 bilhões para os  Institutos Nacionais de Saúde  (NIH), foram  aprovadas recentemente pelas duas câmaras legislativas . A assinatura marca…

Lupus Research Alliance Launches $3M Interdisciplinary Grant Program to Unravel Disease’s Complexity

The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) has launched an international grant program to unravel the complexity of lupus and to bring more focus to personalized treatments. Called the Global Team Science Award, the program will provide up to three grants, totaling up to $3 million each, over three years. Letters of intent are due electronically by May 1. Each applicant must…