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Fungus is No Fun for Lupus Patients
On their own, fungal infections can be dangerous, even deadly. But researchers are still unclear about the effects of fungal infections in patients with lupus.
Arthritis the Natural Way
Living with arthritis involves more than popping a pill when your joints start to ache. You must make key changes to your lifestyle and take treatment into your own hands. If you have arthritis, it may hurt to walk or even do easy chores like washing the dishes. It is not only pain that gets in your way, but also fatigue. Like many arthritis patients, you may find that drugs just don't cut it when it comes to dealing with the pain and fatigue of your condition. Luckily, there are a number of ways to treat your symptoms naturally at home or on your own time. Exercise, diet, physi...
Diagnosing Lupus
Lupus is a complex disease that can be difficult to diagnose. In many cases, lupus may appear to be different condition, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Fortunately, today's tools for diagnosing the disease are more accurate than ever before.
Scientists Discover New Lupus Genes
A crucial part of treating disease is knowing what causes disease. Sometimes, environmental factors cause disease. In other cases, it is genetic, as shown by the recent discovery of three new lupus genes.
More Complications for Mothers With Lupus
Before getting pregnant, it is important to know if you are healthy enough to have a baby. Certain diseases, such as lupus, can make pregnancy risky for both you and your child.
HPV and Arthritis in Mexican Woman
Lately, the question around human papillomavirus (HPV) is whether adolescent girls should be required to get vaccinated. While some girls and parents may opt out of vaccination, others might think twice if they knew their risk was high.
What Ethnicity Reveals About Kids' Lupus
It is not always clear why people of a certain ethnicity are more at risk of disease than others. Regardless, knowing who is at risk of lupus, for example, can help doctors make treatment decisions.
Tag Team Threat to a Woman's Heart
No matter who you are, it is important to take care of your heart. If you are a woman with inflammatory arthritis and a certain thyroid problem, it is time to start taking special care of your heart.
Place Tied to Arthritis Pain
Millions of people across the United States suffer from some form of arthritis. To reduce these numbers, researchers first have to know what populations are most affected.
Rheumatologists Treat Lupus Differently
Rheumatologists more often follow the American College of Rheumatology's guidelines for treating lupus.