Lupus News Roundup – May 2014

It’s that time of month again (no, not that time of month). Here are this month’s most interesting lupus-related news items. If you have a news item to share, don’t keep it to yourself. Click the link to send me the info and you might see it posted here (or in the brand-spanking-new News and Announcements box on the home page).

Statin therapy shown to improve lupus

University of Houston receives grant to work on lupus nephritis treatmentsMedicalXpress

Lupus patients at higher risk for ShinglesMedPageToday

Epratuzumab showing promise for better results than BenlystaMarketWatch

Acthar gel reduces SLE activity in clinical trialsHealio

Tocilizumab (Actemra) can cause drug-induced lupusMedPageToday

Doctors work on perfecting dialysis for babiesYahoo! News




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