In contradiction to long-standing beliefs, a healthy pregnancy is possible for women who have lupus, Dr. Jill Buyon says.
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One in 50 women with lupus could have a child with neonatal lupus, but preventative steroid therapy may be unnecessary.
Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Eric Matteson and Dr. Sharon Chung of UCSF provide an update on advances in new treatments for vasculitis.
LFA-REAL offers a straight-forward evaluation for lupus-affected organ systems, a study shows.
Anifrolumab, a type 1 interferon receptor antagonist, performs well in early trial, researchers show.
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.
Facing a growing shortage, rheumatology is looking to attract the next generation of providers.
Retaining international medical students, addressing student loan debt, mentoring and case-based teaching could possibly reverse the rheumatologist shortage, analysis says.
There are few tests to accurately assess the degree and effects of lupus in children, but Ped-ANAM proves to be a promising option.
Lupus patients who receive healthcare at more than one location face a greater risk of infection and comorbidities, research shows.