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18-11-2021 | Rheumatoid arthritis | News

Excess mortality gap closing, but not for all rheumatic diseases

Individuals with rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, or psoriatic arthritis have almost comparable survival rates to those of the general population, Greek study findings indicate.

12-10-2021 | Lupus nephritis | News

Add-on obinutuzumab shows promise for proliferative lupus nephritis

Findings from the phase 2 NOBILITY trial suggest that the addition of the type II anti-CD20 antibody obinutuzumab to standard therapy may improve renal outcomes for patients with proliferative lupus nephritis.

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.

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06-01-2022 | Systemic lupus erythematosus | News

Poor perinatal outcome risk evident before SLE diagnosis in African–American women

African–American women with systemic lupus erythematosus have an increased risk for delivering preterm or small for gestational age infants, even in the years immediately before their diagnosis, US study findings indicate.

21-12-2021 | Lupus nephritis | News

IL-16 implicated in lupus nephritis pathogenesis

Expression of the proinflammatory cytokine interleukin-16 strongly correlates with histologic activity in people undergoing treatment for lupus nephritis, shows a longitudinal study of urinary proteomic profiles.

20-12-2021 | Systemic lupus erythematosus | News

Anifrolumab set for EMA approval for moderate-to-severe SLE

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