Most parents would describe having kids as an incredible part of life, but certainly not an easy one. Parenting can be hard on everyone at times, and adding in an invisible illness (such as fibromyalgia, lupus, lyme disease, or many others) can cause any parenting challenge to be exponentially amplified. Here are five tips that will help any spoonie parent!… Read More
Oxford Gene Technology (OGT) is a world-renowned producer of cutting-edge genetics research and biomarker solutions which are helping to advance modern molecular medicine. Last week, OGT announced the development of a new autoantibody biomarker panel that could drastically improve our ability to diagnose systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). OGT collaborated with scientists from the prestigious King’s College in London to develop this new biomarker panel using OGT’s proprietary protein array platform technology.… Read More
It is time to throw on some purple because May is Lupus Awareness Month! All throughout the month, local communities and lupus advocates will be working together to help raise awareness for lupus and the estimated 1.5 million Americans who are living with this chronic inflammatory disease. Lupus is a systemic disease, which means that it can affect any part of the body.… Read More
As we are all aware, human beings would not be able to survive without the help of their immune systems. Our immune systems are capable of detecting and destroying alien pathogens and other particles which don’t belong in our bodies. On the other hand, the human immune system is also capable of going overboard.… Read More
Here’s a Lupus Infographic that illustrates how this autoimmune condition can present in the body and some good to know Lupus facts.