Health News

Arthritis Management Can Include Yoga
Yoga is an ancient Indian spiritual practice that millions enjoy today for its many physical and mental benefits. Yoga may bring some relief to people who have arthritis or similar diseases.
Arthritis May Accompany Other Chronic Conditions
Many people are living with more than one chronic disease. According to a recent study, many newly diagnosed arthritis patients may be living with another chronic disease.
Headaches Not Uncommon with Lupus
A person with lupus has an immune system that attacks the body itself. It can lead to a variety of health concerns, including headaches.
The Puzzle of Lupus, Pregnancy and Autism
The possible causes of autism are one of the great mysteries of medicine today. I t is possible that certain health conditions during pregnancy might play a role in autism.
Reducing Damage from Lupus
Patients with lupus have to do what they can to prevent organ and tissue damage in their bodies. There may be a few risk factors for patients to address to help them prevent further damage.
New Lupus Rx Gentler on Kidneys
No one knows what exactly causes lupus. Though the disease is not curable, new advances in medicine may improve the quality of life for lupus patients and prevent complications.
Teva and Active Biotech Report Positive Results from Phase IIa Study of Laquinimod in Active Lupus Nephritis
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Active Biotech announced today the results of a Phase IIa study of oral laquinimod designed to assess safety, tolerability and clinical efficacy in patients with active lupus nephritis, one of the most serious manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus) that can lead to chronic kidney failure.
Options for Long-Term Lupus Patients
Having a chronic illness means managing it over time to reduce its effects. Patients with lupus who properly manage their disease may be able to reduce its long-term impact.
Lupus Rx In Utero Tied to Learning Issues
Azathioprine therapy for lupus is generally considered safe during pregnancy. But children exposed to azathioprine in the womb may be at higher risk of developing speech problems.
No Need to Fear Lupus Medications
Fear that the treatment for one condition might cause another condition, like cancer, could prevent people from taking needed medications. But should this be a concern for lupus patients?