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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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11-06-2021 | COVID-19 | News

COVID-19 antibody data reassuring for people with SLE

The majority of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and confirmed COVID-19 are able to produce a durable antibody response to the infection, despite the use of immunosuppressants, US research suggests.

04-06-2021 | EULAR 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Risk factors predicting poor COVID-19 outcomes identified for SLE

The risk factors for poor COVID-19 outcomes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus are largely similar to those for the general population, but research also indicates an increased risk associated with glucocorticoid use and moderate or high disease activity.

28-05-2021 | Systemic lupus erythematosus | News

Low C3 levels, lupus nephritis may predict preterm birth risk in SLE

Low levels of serum complement 3 protein and a history of lupus nephritis are associated with an increased risk for preterm birth in pregnant women with systemic lupus erythematosus, Japanese researchers report.

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