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Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Lupus by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 Jul 2011 11:30am In addition to medications and other doctor-administered medical care, a large and growing number of people are turning to other healing practices in an attempt to improve their health. These diverse therapies are used either with conventional medicine (complementary) or instead of conventional medicine (alternative). Learn more about complement ... Read on »
Living with Lupus: Remedies to Reduce Symptoms by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm What is LUPUS? Lupus is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune disease that affects the blood and connective tissue. There are two main types of lupus. Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) affects the exposed areas of the skin and sometimes the joints. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is more serious and potentially fatal condition that ... Read on »
Medications for Lupus...What is right for you? by Molly Patient Expert Posted Wed 31 Oct 2012 1:54pm Ok, so you’ve been diagnosed with lupus.  What now? What are some of the proscribed medications for lupus and how do I know what is right for me? We hope to broadly answer some of your most common questions in this blog, delving deeper into these specific issues in subsequent blogs to come in the next months.  While we don’t pro ... Read on »
Diagnosing Lupus and Lupus Tests by Molly Patient Expert Posted Wed 23 Jan 2013 1:23pm Do you think you may have lupus? If you have shown several of the signs for lupus, you and your physician may now take the next step in determining if it is lupus or another auto-immune disease.  In order to make such a diagnosis, the individual must first show clinical evidence of a multi-symptom disease (i.e., the individual has shown abno ... Read on »
Lupus Treatment Options: Lupus Medications by Molly Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 Mar 2013 11:30am Lupus Treatment Options: Lupus Medications Lupus manifests differently in each patient (Please see: How Lupus Can Affect The Body ,) requiring varying treatment options for each individual depending on the signs and symptoms that are presenting. (For more information on this topic, click on this link: Lup ... Read on »
Diagnosis and Treatment of Lupus: Fact #9 – Pain and Anti-inflammatory Drugs by Lupus Adventurer Posted Wed 09 May 2012 11:13am Diagnosis and Treatment of Lupus: More than 90 percent of people with lupus will experience joint and/or muscle pain that can be disabling. Lupus causes inflammation in the synovial tissues inside joints of fingers, wrists, feet, ankles and knees. As a result of this inflammation, non-erosive arthritis can develop that causes pain, stiffness ... Read on »
UCB and Immunomedics announce positive results for epratuzumab phase IIb study in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 10:08pm 1 Comment UCB and Immunomedics announced on Friday top-line results from a Phase IIb clinical study which compared the effect of the drug candidate epratuzumab to placebo in people with systemic lupus. The data showed that the 12-week dose response and the dose frequency study of epratuzumab in patients with moderate to severe active lupus demonstrated a cli ... Read on »
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by Ahmad.H Posted Fri 03 Dec 2010 12:00am SLE is a chronic disease that causes inflammation of connective tissue. It is a multisystem autoimmune inflammatory disease. SLE is the commonest and the most serious type of lupus.  What causes SLE ? SLE is believed to be an autoimmune disease, which means that the body's immune system produce antibodies that attacks the own ... Read on »
UCB and Immunomedics announce positive results for epratuzumab phase IIb study in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by Wick D. Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 6:58am UCB and Immunomedics announced on Friday top-line results from a Phase IIb clinical study which compared the effect of the drug candidate epratuzumab to placebo in people with systemic lupus. The data showed that the 12-week dose response and the dose frequency study of epratuzumab in patients with moderate to severe active lupus demonstrated a cli ... Read on »
Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE) Problem by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Feb 2009 4:52pm Question: pet’s breed: German Shepherd pet’s age: 2 pet’s sex: Male QUESTION: I got my dog 1 year ago from the local pound. When I got him I noticed that he had dry and discoloured patches on the side of each nostril, I did wonder what it was but he seemd fine and i ... Read on »