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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

Lupus More Common in Minorities (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Higher rates for blacks, Asians, and Hispanics, who also have more severe disease (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 11, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

New study reveals hidden burden of Lupus among Hispanic and Asian women in Manhattan
(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) Within Manhattan's diverse population, the autoimmune disease lupus affects Hispanic and Asian women more frequently than white women, according to a new study led by investigators at NYU School of Medicine.The findings also show that these female ethnic populations are more adversely affected by lupus and have significantly greater organ complications - namely kidney disease. Overall, the investigators found substantial disparities in prevalence and manifestations of lupus by race/ethnicity among borough residents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reports reveal racial and ethnic disparities in lupus rates
(Wiley) Two new papers reveal striking racial and ethnic disparities in the incidence and prevalence of lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease that can affect virtually any organ system. The reports, which are published in Arthritis& Rheumatology, provide the latest information from lupus registries in California and New York. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lupus symptoms revealed: Seven signs YOU could be suffering with condition
LUPUS is an autoimmune condition which can be life-threatening. However, it is a poorly-understood condition - which means few people know the symptoms and warning signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Osteopontin Is Associated With Disease Severity in SLE Osteopontin Is Associated With Disease Severity in SLE
A new study examines the role of osteopontin as a biomarker in systemic lupus erythematosus.Lupus Science & Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Can UCTD Turn into Lupus?
Title: Can UCTD Turn into Lupus?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/28/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/28/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 28, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Finding what fuels the 'runaway train' of autoimmune disease
(Boston Children's Hospital) Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have discovered that rogue immune cells trigger an 'override' of the body's tolerance to its tissues, launching the vicious cycle of autoimmune disease. Could blocking these rogue cells help treat autoimmune diseases like lupus? (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lupus Leads Inflammatory Disorders in Cardiometabolic Risk
Study authors called for early screening and regular monitoring risk in patients with these disorders. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 24, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leo Robert Tags: Lupus Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatic Diseases Source Type: news

Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) Health
Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 22, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

'Safer and more accurate' Down's test for Wales
Non-invasive prenatal testing will become standard following introduction in England Related items fromOnMedica Leading the way with NHS Screening Programmes Blood test identifies high-risk lupus pregnancies New NHS screening for Down's expected soon CMO sets out plans to achieve ‘genomic dream’ The next generation of prenatal testing: let ’s proceed with caution (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 22, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Lupus Survival Plateaus after Earlier Improvements (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Lag in middle/low-income countries, especially among children (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - August 20, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Finding cures for incurable diseases
By Sandra Raymond, president and CEO, The Lupus Foundation of America (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - July 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Guest Contributor Tags: Medicines in Development Lupus New Era of Medicine Source Type: news

Single Mom With 2 Failing Kidneys Saved By Stranger
WINCHESTER (CBS) – A single mother with two failing kidneys was saved by the kindness of a complete stranger. “I work as a web developer. She’s a web designer,” Kara Yimoyines said. “She’s from the Midwest. I’m from the Midwest,” said Nicole Baltzer. “We both like sports.” This months-old friendship feels in so many ways meant to be. Once-strangers in the same town, now connected for life. “I certainly never set out to be a living donor as part of my life plan,” Nicole said. Nicole Baltzer and Kara Yimoyines (WBZ-TV) But that plan took a new direction,...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Juli McDonald kidney donation Tufts Medical Center Winchester Source Type: news

Self-Injectable Benlysta Approved in Lupus
(MedPage Today) -- Subcutaneous belimumab OK'd based on placebo-controlled trial (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - July 21, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

GSK Receives FDA Approval for a New Self-Injectable Formulation of Benlysta (belimumab) for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
London, UK 21 July 2017 -- GSK announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new subcutaneous formulation of Benlysta (belimumab) for the treatment of adult patients with active, autoantibody ‑positive SLE who are... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 21, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Large multi-ethnic study identifies many new genetic markers for lupus
(Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center) Scientists from an international consortium have identified a large number of new genetic markers that predispose individuals to lupus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researcher identifies possible cause for lupus
A rheumatologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has possibly identified a protein as a cause for the adverse immune system response in lupus. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of Pulmonary Embolism Among SLE Discharges Prevalence of Pulmonary Embolism Among SLE Discharges
This study takes a closer look.Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Feinstein Institute identifies potential cause for lupus
(Northwell Health) Research profiles how a particular protein could cause immune system to attack healthy cells. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Are Safe Exercises with Lupus?
Title: What Are Safe Exercises with Lupus?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/12/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - July 12, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Prompt Evaluation of Lung Bleeds Needed in Lupus
(MedPage Today) -- Low hemoglobin, low C4 and hypoxia are features of poor outcome (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - July 9, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Pregnancy Found Safe in Lupus
(MedPage Today) -- PROMISSE gives reassurance (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - July 8, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news