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Scientists find key culprits in lupus

The more than 1.5 million Americans with systemic lupus erythematosus (or lupus) suffer from a variety of symptoms that flare and subside, often including painful or swollen joints, extreme fatigue, skin rashes, fever, and ...

Jun 29, 2009
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Understanding a target of quinoline drugs

The full details about the molecules and mechanisms that underlie the development of autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus, remain to be discovered. One compound that may have a ...

Apr 28, 2009
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Psychotherapy may help autoimmune disease

This study shows that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is effective in dealing with patients suffering from lupus and high levels of daily stress as it significantly reduces the incidence of psychological disorders associated ...

Mar 04, 2010
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Study points to increased risk for lupus in men

Lupus Research Institute-funded researcher Betty Tsao, PhD, at the University of California Los Angeles has discovered that humans -- males in particular -- with a variant form of the immune receptor gene "Toll Like Receptor ...

Sep 02, 2010
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