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Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse

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Second study saw pregnancy complications higher among non-whites

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Lupus a Tough Disease to Spot, Treat

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But experts say scientists are working to unearth genetic causes of autoimmune disorder

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Study Suggests Causes for Lupus’ Impact on Immune System

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Certain cells seem to malfunction and create inflammation instead of fighting the disease, research say

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Blood Tests May Predict Pregnancy Risks for Women with Lupus

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As early as 12 weeks, checks can signal danger of complications for both mother and baby, study contends

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Pregnancy Results Good for Women with Controlled Lupus

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But blacks, Hispanics face greater odds of complications than whites, though reasons why are unclear

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Lupus Death Rates Vary by Race, Ethnicity, Study Finds

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Asians, Hispanics most likely to survive the autoimmune disease

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Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report

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Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

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Lupus Patients Face High Rehospitalization Rates

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Drugs that suppress the immune system make it harder to fight infection, study says

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NIH, Industry and Non-Profits Join Forces to Speed Validation of Disease Targets

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Headaches Accompanying Lupus Often Not Disease-Related, Study Finds

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Nor are they linked to medical treatment, researchers say

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