SLE

No Increased Risk of SLE With Current Use of Statin Therapy

No Increased Risk of SLE With Current Use of Statin Therapy

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No association was found between current statin use and the risk of developing systemic lupus erythematosus.

SLE Disease Flares Associated With Childhood Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage

SLE Disease Flares Associated With Childhood Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage

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Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage in childhood-onset SLE is associated with serious disease flares, and is complicated by sepsis and high mortality rate.

Subcutaneous Belimumab Effective on SLE

Subcutaneous Belimumab Effective on SLE

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Adjunctive subcutaneous belimumab plus standard care improves SLE Responder Index response and decreases disease flares

Detecting Cognitive Dysfunction in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Detecting Cognitive Dysfunction in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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The Montreal Cognitive Assessment is superior to the Mini-Mental State Examination at detecting cognitive dysfunction in SLE.

Genetic Variant Tied to Systemic Lupus Identified

Genetic Variant Tied to Systemic Lupus Identified

A genetic variant that is associated with both multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus has been identified.

Guidelines for Biologics Use in Lupus by International Panel

Guidelines for Biologics Use in Lupus by International Panel

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A multidisciplinary group of international experts has released recommendations for the use of biologics in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Moderate Alcohol Consumption May be Associated With Reduced Lupus Risk in Women

Moderate Alcohol Consumption May be Associated With Reduced Lupus Risk in Women

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Women who consume a moderate amount of alcohol daily had a reduced risk of developing systemic lupus erythematosus compared with women who did not consume alcohol at all.

Evaluation of Cognition and Memory Function in Non-Neuropsychiatric SLE

Evaluation of Cognition and Memory Function in Non-Neuropsychiatric SLE

Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus without overt neuropsychiatric symptoms displayed impairment of working spatial memory and cognitive dysfunction.

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