Women with Lupus Overwhelmingly Have Healthy Pregnancies
In contradiction to long-standing beliefs, a healthy pregnancy is possible for women who have lupus, Dr. Jill Buyon says.
Neonatal Lupus May Not Require Steroid Treatment
One in 50 women with lupus could have a child with neonatal lupus, but preventative steroid therapy may be unnecessary.
Diagnosing and Treating Vasculitis: an Update
Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Eric Matteson and Dr. Sharon Chung of UCSF provide an update on advances in new treatments for vasculitis.
Evaluating Organ Systems in Lupus
LFA-REAL offers a straight-forward evaluation for lupus-affected organ systems, a study shows.
Anifrolumab for Lupus
Anifrolumab, a type 1 interferon receptor antagonist, performs well in early trial, researchers show.
When the Patient Insists on Natural Therapies
Patients sometimes insist on non-traditional therapies after a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis. Their concerns shouldn't be ignored and instead, patients should be counseled on therapeutic options.
Encouraging Medical Students to Choose Rheumatology
Facing a growing shortage, rheumatology is looking to attract the next generation of providers.
International Medical School Students Filling the Rheumatologist Shortage
Retaining international medical students, addressing student loan debt, mentoring and case-based teaching could possibly reverse the rheumatologist shortage, analysis says.
Ped-ANAM, a Promising Assessment Tool for Pediatric Lupus
There are few tests to accurately assess the degree and effects of lupus in children, but Ped-ANAM proves to be a promising option.
Cracks in Healthcare Apparent in Lupus Community
Lupus patients who receive healthcare at more than one location face a greater risk of infection and comorbidities, research shows.