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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 ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Medical research
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Team uncovers possible risk gene for schizophrenia

An international team of researchers has identified a risk gene for schizophrenia, including a potentially causative mutation, using genome-wide association data-mining techniques and independent replications.

dateSep 14, 2010 in Genetics
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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 ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Medical research
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