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20-05-2021 | Systemic lupus erythematosus | News

RISE trial supports further investigation of dapirolizumab pegol for SLE

The addition of dapirolizumab pegol to standard therapy may warrant further investigation for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, phase 2 trial results suggest.

18-05-2021 | Lupus nephritis | News

AURORA 1: Voclosporin improves renal outcomes in patients with lupus nephritis

Adding the calcineurin inhibitor voclosporin to background immunosuppressive therapy improves renal response rates among people with lupus nephritis, show phase 3 trial results published in The Lancet.

23-03-2021 | COVID-19 | News

Lupus ‘may impact’ COVID-19 prognosis

A French nationwide study has described COVID-19 outcomes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

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10-09-2021 | Systemic lupus erythematosus | News

Novel frailty index predicts adverse health outcomes in longstanding SLE

An external validation study suggests that the novel Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics frailty index predicts organ damage accrual and mortality risk in patients with longstanding systemic lupus erythematosus.

09-09-2021 | COVID-19 | News

Favorable outcomes in pregnant women with RMDs and COVID-19

Preliminary study results from the COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance suggest that pregnant women with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases have generally favorable outcomes following SARS-CoV-2 infection.

08-09-2021 | Cardiovascular disease | News

Meta-analysis bolsters link between rheumatic and cardiovascular disease

Both systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis are associated with an increased risk for symptomatic cardiovascular events but data are lacking for asymptomatic events, results of a systematic review and meta-analysis show.

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