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Walkin' Talkin' Lupus

Posted by Simone on June 5, 2013 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Walkin' Talkin' Lupus (WTL) is a new weekly walking group created by the Lupus Star Foundation to bring together lupus survivors in a healthy, adventurous way. The group will participate in various activities, all while building the strong support network that lupus patients need. The main goal of Walkin' Talkin' Lupus is to allow lupus survivors to connect with one another, share lupus information, as well as personal issues, stories and advice; in a fun, healt...

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When The Healing Element Is Also The Enemy: Medical Enigma Probed

Posted by Simone on June 5, 2013 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

By Hebrew University Researchers
05 Apr 2013

The same factor in our immune system that is instrumental in enabling us to fight off severe and dangerous inflammatory ailments is also a player in doing the opposite at a later stage, causing the suppression of our im...

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June Health Awareness

Posted by Simone on June 14, 2011 at 1:52 AM Comments comments (0)

☀ Men's Health Month

☀ Home Safety Month

☀ National Aphasia Awareness Month

☀ Cataract Awareness Month

☀ National Scleroderma Awareness Month

☀ National Cancer Survivor's Day (5)

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Volunteers Needed!!

Posted by Simone on May 28, 2011 at 9:07 PM Comments comments (0)

We need dedicated lupus supporters to help us out with our lupus awareness booth at various summer festivals.  The first festival will be on Saturday June 4th in Ann Arbor, MI.  The second is July 1-4th. Please let us know if you would like to help out.  Your support and assistance will be greatly appreciated.  Please email [email protected] if you would like to help us!!

Remember that o...

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Our Spring Newsletter is out!!

Posted by Simone on May 19, 2011 at 8:26 PM Comments comments (0)

We have released our 4th issue of the Lupus Star Newsletter!! Check it out here -->

You can also download this newsletter and the other issues, as well as great lupus info on our Lupus Info page -->  

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SLE: New Test Could Give SLE Patients a More Tolerable Life

Posted by Simone on May 11, 2011 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

ScienceDaily (May 9, 2011) — Five million people worldwide suffer from the chronic rheumatic disease SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus. Together with rheumatologists, researchers at Lund University in Sweden are on the way to developing a new test that could resolve a number of question marks surrounding the disease and in the long run improve the lives of SLE patients.


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May 10th is World Lupus Day

Posted by Simone on May 10, 2011 at 11:19 AM Comments comments (0)

World Lupus Day began with a Proclamation 7 years ago by an international steering committee representing lupus organizations from 13 different nations when they met in Eaton, United Kingdom to organize the first observance of World Lupus Day. The Proclamation is a call to action for governments around the world to increase their financial support for lupus research, awareness and patient services.

The Proclamation ref...

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Methotraxate Induced Hair Loss

Posted by Simone on April 20, 2011 at 1:22 AM Comments comments (0)

How does methotrexate induce hair loss?

To understand methotrexate induced hair loss, let us first understand the life cycle of a hair. Hair is made by a hair follicle. Each hair has a growth phase known as anagen & a resting phase known as telogen. A hair follicle grows hair for upto 3- 4 years. This is the end of the life cycle of the hair. It falls, the follicle then rests for about 3- 4 months &am...

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Volunteers Needed!!

Posted by Simone on April 16, 2011 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Lupus Star Foundation is proud to announce that we have a volunteer opportunity this spring and summer. We will assist CCC Because We Care Foundation with their volunteer program with the Detroit Tigers. We will work the concessions during the 2011 Tigers season and earn money for Lupus Star Foundation. We need as many people to volunteer as possible. The more games we work and the more people we have at the games, the more money we will have donated to us. L...

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Online Donation System is Here

Posted by Simone on April 16, 2011 at 1:47 PM Comments comments (0)

Our online donation system is now up and running.  Please take the time to donate to our cause.  We cannot do anything without your help.  We are currently working on an awareness campaign, beginning a support group, and organizing several events.  Without your donations we will not be able to accomplish our goals.  

Please forward your friends, family and other lupus supporters to our website ...

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