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25-04-2022 | BSR 2022 | Conference coverage | News

Ancestry-specific gene expression profiles could help guide rituximab use in people with SLE

Gene expression profiles are associated with rituximab response among people of African or Asian ancestry with systemic lupus erythematosus, but not in those of European ancestry, research suggests.

01-04-2022 | Lupus nephritis | News

Trial supports tacrolimus as an alternative to cyclophosphamide for lupus nephritis

Phase 3 trial results suggest that the calcineurin inhibitor tacrolimus may represent an alternative option to cyclophosphamide for the initial treatment of lupus nephritis.

22-02-2022 | COVID-19 | News

Support for COVID-19 vaccination in adolescents with rheumatic diseases

Study findings suggest that mRNA vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 have good short-term safety and immunogenicity profiles in adolescents with juvenile-onset rheumatic diseases.

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12-05-2022 | COVID-19 | News

Study identifies risk factors for RMD flares following COVID-19 vaccination

Research from the COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance has identified a number of factors, including diagnosis and vaccine type, that are associated with flare risk following vaccination among people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.

10-05-2022 | Systemic lupus erythematosus | News

CLUES study highlights racial disparities in end-organ lupus manifestations

Hispanic and Asian people with systemic lupus erythematosus are at significantly greater risk for developing renal, hematologic, and multiorgan disease than their White counterparts, US study findings indicate.

27-04-2022 | BSR 2022 | Conference coverage | News

SLE tied to adverse stroke outcomes in women

Women with systemic lupus erythematosus are more likely to experience adverse outcomes following stroke than those without, research suggests.

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