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New SLE Guideline Aims to Improve Diagnosis, Reduce Steroids New SLE Guideline Aims to Improve Diagnosis, Reduce Steroids
The British Society for Rheumatology issued the first comprehensive guideline for management of systemic lupus erythematosus in adults.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

UR Medicine Experts Host Lupus Education Program Oct. 28
People living with lupus and their caregivers can learn more about challenges of managing the disease, latest therapies and research advances during UR Medicine ’s Lupus Education Day from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - October 12, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

New guidelines published to improve diagnosis and treatment of lupus
(University of Birmingham) A University of Birmingham academic has led the authorship of the UK's first guideline on the care of adults with systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

First UK guideline published for lupus management in adults
The smallest effective dose of corticosteroids should be used to treat adult patients with lupus, according to the first ever UK guideline specifically for the management of the condition. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - October 9, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Stop Your Body Attacking Itself
Modern medicine has no cure for autoimmune diseases — and, sadly, most doctors don’t understand them. I’m talking about disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes, lupus, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, psoriasis, multiple sclerosis (MS) and more. In all, there are about 80 autoimmune diseases affecting organs throughout the body. They occur when your own immune system becomes overactive and attacks your body instead of diseases and foreign invaders. The standard mainstream treatment for most autoimmune disorders relies on Big Pharma drugs that cover up symptoms or suppress your immun...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Lupus: Probiotics could help to reduce kidney inflammation
Researchers suggest that women with lupus nephritis - that is, lupus-induced kidney inflammation - may benefit from adding Lactobacillus to their diets. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lupus Source Type: news

Virginia Tech study finds that healthy bacteria in yogurt may reduce lupus symptoms in mice
(Virginia Tech) Researchers at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech have released findings that explain how a type of healthy bacteria in yogurt and other dairy products might reduce disease symptoms in certain patients with lupus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

GSK ’s Benlysta receives Japanese MHLW approval for systemic lupus erythematosus
GSK ’s human monoclonal antibody Benlysta (belimumab) has received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) to treat adult patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a chronic, incurable, autoimmune disease. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - September 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Belimumab (Benlysta) Cleared in Japan for Lupus Belimumab (Benlysta) Cleared in Japan for Lupus
Belimumab is now approved in Japan for the treatment of adults with active, autoantibody-positive systemic lupus erythematosus who do not respond adequately to existing therapies.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

More proof stress will kill you: Study finds a link between PTSD and lupus
(Natural News) Women who’ve been exposed to trauma or have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are thrice as likely to develop lupus, according to new research. The study, published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, contributes to the growing body of evidence linking high levels of stress to autoimmune diseases. Led by Andrea Roberts, PhD, the researchers from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Selena Gomez ’s Kidney Donor Showed Off Her Surgery Scar on Instagram
This article originally appeared on People.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexia Fernandez / People Tags: Uncategorized celebrities Source Type: news

Gaga: Five Foot Two Shows a Superstar at Her Most Vulnerable
This week, Lady Gaga announced that she was postponing the European leg of her world tour — a series of stadium shows that had been meant to be a globetrotting victory lap after her smashingly successful Super Bowl halftime show in February. “I have always been honest about my physical and mental health struggles,” the singer wrote on Twitter. The singer’s struggle with chronic pain is one of the several threads of Gaga: Five Foot Two, a backstage documentary arriving on Netflix Friday. The film is without much precedent — documentaries of its sort are generally filmed at a carefully selected...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Daniel D’Addario Tags: Uncategorized five foot two Lady Gaga Music Netflix Source Type: news

Review: Gaga: Five Foot Two Shows a Superstar at Her Most Vulnerable
This week, Lady Gaga announced that she was postponing the European leg of her world tour — a series of stadium shows that had been meant to be a globetrotting victory lap after her smashingly successful Super Bowl halftime show in February. “I have always been honest about my physical and mental health struggles,” the singer wrote on Twitter. The singer’s struggle with chronic pain is one of the several threads of Gaga: Five Foot Two, a backstage documentary arriving on Netflix Friday. The film is without much precedent — documentaries of its sort are generally filmed at a carefully selected...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Daniel D’Addario Tags: Uncategorized five foot two Lady Gaga Music Netflix Source Type: news

Ivanka Trump reveals struggles with postpartum depression on ‘ Dr. Oz ’
Ivanka Trump revealed in a television interview that she struggled with postpartum depression after the births of her three children. During an interview with Mehmet Oz, better known as Dr. Oz, President Trump's eldest daughter, who also serves as his senior adviser, described the period after the birth of each of her three children as a "very challenging […]Related:Could ADHD be a type of sleep disorder? That would fundamentally change how we treat it.Hospital staffers took photos of a patient’s genitals — and the foreign object lodged thereSelena Gomez’s kidney transplant: You...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Lupus risk almost three times higher after trauma
Post-traumatic stress disorder or any traumatic experience could increase the risk of lupus by almost threefold, according to new research. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Discoid lupus: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
In this article, learn about discoid lupus. What are the symptoms of discoid lupus, how is it diagnosed, can it be prevented, and how might it be managed? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lupus Source Type: news

Study links PTSD with increased lupus risk
A new study by Harvard University T. H. Chan School of Public Health found that women with post-traumatic stress disorder are at increased risk for lupus. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PTSD Tied to New-Onset Lupus in Women (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- With four or more PTSD symptoms, risk is nearly threefold higher (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients
Title: Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - September 20, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

PTSD increases your risk of lupus
Women who have PTSD are almost three times as likely to develop lupus, according to a new Harvard study. Mental healthcare could help reduce risk for autoimmune diseases. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Stress Link to Lupus
Women exposed to trauma, including serious car crashes or sexual assaults, were at increased risk of developing the autoimmune disorder lupus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Lupus Erythematosus Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Traffic Accidents and Safety Mental Health and Disorders Autoimmune Diseases Source Type: news

PTSD linked with increased Lupus risk
(Wiley) In a study published in Arthritis& Rheumatology, trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in civilian women were strongly associated with increased risk of developing lupus, an autoimmune disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients
But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients
But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nephrology, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Sports Medicine, Immunology, News, Source Type: news

Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients
But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Lupus (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients
TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 2017 -- Regular exercise may slow kidney damage in people with lupus while stress may prompt the opposite effect, new research suggests. The autoimmune disease causes the body to attack and damage vital organs such as the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 19, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

France's Neovacs Takes on GSK and AstraZeneca in Battle to Treat Lupus France's Neovacs Takes on GSK and AstraZeneca in Battle to Treat Lupus
French biotech company Neovacs is confident that its experimental drug to treat lupus could grab significant market share from standard treatments of the autoimmune disease, its chief executive said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Dame Margaret Turner-Warwick obituary
Pioneering physician who played a fundamental role in the development of modern respiratory medicineWhen Margaret Turner-Warwick, who has died aged 92, entered the field of respiratory medicine in the 1950s, it was a time of great change. Effective treatment fortuberculosis had recently been introduced, and the adverse effects of cigarette smoking on the lung were beginning to be appreciated.The focus of academic research had been limited to understanding and measuring lung function, but with her colleagues Jack Pepys andDeborah Doniach, Margaret expanded it to include the immunology of the lung, and particularly of the fi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 18, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Anthony Newman Taylor Tags: Medical research Science Health Society Health policy Public services policy Politics Source Type: news

Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage
Title: Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center StageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/15/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - September 18, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

EU Regulators Approve Self-injectable Belimumab for Lupus EU Regulators Approve Self-injectable Belimumab for Lupus
The new version of belimumab can spare patients with systemic lupus erythematosus the need to have an intravenous infusion of the drug at a hospital or clinic.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Dear Selena Gomez, Sharing Your Struggles Has Given Us Strength
Because of you, more people are talking about lupus and getting access to resources and support (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Selena Gomez Brings Attention To Organ Donor Need And Fact That Lupus Is More Common In Young Women
Selena Gomez represents three demographic groups that are more likely to be diagnosed with lupus and lupus-related kidney disease. About one in five lupus patients with kidney disease will need a transplant, and Gomez is lucky she had a friend who was a willing donor and a good match. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rita Rubin, Contributor Source Type: news

First Guidelines Issued on Class II/V Pediatric Lupus Nephritis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Focus on timely diagnosis and treatment aimed at complete renal response (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - September 15, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

France's Neovacs takes on GSK and AstraZeneca in battle to treat lupus
PARIS (Reuters) - French biotech company Neovacs is confident that its experimental drug to treat lupus could grab significant market share from standard treatments of the auto-immune disease, its chief executive said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage
FRIDAY, Sept. 15, 2017 -- When pop star Selena Gomez revealed Thursday that she had a kidney transplant, she put the autoimmune disease lupus in the spotlight. Lupus turns the body's immune system against itself and attacks vital organs, including... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 15, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Selena Gomez Received Kidney Transplant For Lupus Nephritis
Gomez's struggles with lupus may bring more attention to a disease that's still very misunderstood. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Selena Gomez Had a Kidney Transplant for Lupus. What Is That?
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health Tags: Uncategorized celebrities kidney transplant lupus lupus symptoms public health Selena Gomez Selena gomez disease Selena gomez Kidney Transplant Selena Gomez lupus what disease does selena gomez have What is lupus Why did selena gomez Source Type: news

Selena Gomez ’ s kidney transplant: Young, minority women disproportionately affected by lupus
In the world of celebrities, there are diseases such as HIV/AIDS and breast cancer that are very “popular” and well understood, thanks to years of fundraising and awareness campaigns by stars. And there are those diseases that are less so. Lupus, an autoimmune disorder that can damage organs, is in the second category. When Selena Gomez shocked her 126 […]Related:To fight deadly hepatitis outbreak, San Diego begins power-washing streets with bleachWhat to know about a study of flu vaccine and miscarriageMelinda Gates decries ‘loss of U.S. leadership’ in global aid (Source:...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Selena Gomez' lupus disease side effects
Selena Gomez revealed on Instagram that her best friend donated a kidney for her. The singer suffers from lupus, which is a chronic illness where the body's immune system attacks healthy tissue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Selena Gomez reveals kidney transplant
Gomez said she needed a new kidney because of her lupus diagnosis and that her longtime friend Francia Raisa was the donor (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Selena Gomez reveals she had a kidney transplant
Actress and singer Selena Gomez revealed she received a kidney transplant due to lupus. Her friend, Francia Raisa, was the donor. Vladimir Duthiers reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Selena Gomez Is Recovering From a Kidney Transplant
Singer and actress Selena Gomez revealed why she’s been staying out of the public eye for part of the summer — she’s been recovering from a kidney transplant. Gomez, who has opened up about living with Lupus before, said she looks forward to sharing more of her journey with fans and shared the Lupus Research Alliance’s website for people who want to know more about the disease. “It was what I needed to do for my overall health. I honestly look forward to sharing with you, soon my journey through these past several months as I have always wanted to do with you. Until then I want to publicly tha...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Marie Segarra Tags: Uncategorized celebrities onetime Source Type: news

Selena Gomez reveals kidney transplant, best friend was donor
The US singer says she had a kidney transplant this summer, which was linked to her lupus. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Regular exercise, stress can both make a big difference in lupus, study finds
(Ohio State University) Waking up in the morning with the joint pain, swelling and stiffness that accompanies lupus doesn't exactly inspire a workout. But research in mice and a related pilot study in humans are showing how regular activity and stress reduction could lead to better health in the long run. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Risk Profiles in a Lupus Cohort Cardiovascular Risk Profiles in a Lupus Cohort
How do different risk calculators perform in terms of estimating CVD risk in SLE patients?Lupus Science & Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Lupus hits certain groups harder
There are significant ethnic and racial disparities in the rates of lupus in the United States, two new studies report. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lupus Hits Certain Groups Harder
Studies find race, ethnicity, gender and even geography make a difference for this autoimmune disease (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lupus Hits Certain Groups Harder
Studies find race, ethnicity, gender and even geography make a difference for this autoimmune disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Health Disparities, Lupus (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lupus Hits Certain Groups Harder
MONDAY, Sept. 11, 2017 -- There are significant ethnic and racial disparities in the rates of lupus in the United States, two new studies report. Researchers reviewed registries of people living in San Francisco and New York City with the autoimmune... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 11, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Lupus Hits Certain Groups Harder
Title: Lupus Hits Certain Groups HarderCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/11/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/11/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - September 11, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news