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Video: BioNews’ Social Media Campaign Highlights #WhatMakesMeRare

In recognition of Rare Disease Day Feb. 29, BioNews Services launched a social media campaign last month asking patients to describe what makes them rare. Running Feb. 7–29, the #WhatMakesMeRare campaign was aimed at uplifting people with rare diseases by encouraging them to share their stories and perspectives. The…

Black Women with SLE Find Self-Management Program Improves Health

An educational program done in small, local, and peer-led groups, called the Chronic Disease Self‐Management Program, was seen as helpful by African-American women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), improving their diet, ability to exercise, and their adherence to treatment, a study suggests. The study, “Exploring…

Treatment Toxicity, Age Linked to Eye Complications in SLE, Study Finds

While people with systemic lupus erythematous lupus (SLE) are experiencing fewer eye complications directly linked to the disease, treatment-induced eye toxicity and age-related eye complications are becoming more frequent, a single-center study shows. The study, “Ocular involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus patients: a paradigm shift based…