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systemic lupus erythematosus

  1. SWAlexander

    Silica Nanoparticles and Mesoamerican Nephropathy: A Case Serie

    https://www.ajkd.org/article/S0272-6386(23)00802-8/fulltext Silica exposure has been associated with chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu). Both sugarcane and rice contain amorphous silica nanoparticles (SiNPs) that can be released into the air following burning, where they can be...
  2. SWAlexander

    COVID-19 Vaccines May Trigger Rheumatic Inflammatory Diseases: Study

    On average, patients developed rheumatic diseases 11 days after vaccine administration, according to the study. A new review suggests that COVID vaccines "may trigger" rheumatic immune-mediated inflammatory diseases, including arthritis, vasculitis, lupus, and adult-onset Still's disease. On...
  3. SWAlexander

    Autoimmune skin disorders and SARS-CoV-2 vaccination – a meta-analysis

    Summary Background and objectives The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which is the cause of COVID-19 disease in infected patients, has led to an ongoing worldwide pandemic. Although SARS-CoV-2 vaccination had a dramatic positive effect on the course of COVID-19, there...
  4. SWAlexander

    Scientists hail autoimmune disease therapy breakthrough

    Study finds CAR T-cell treatment sends lupus into remission, raising hopes it could be used to treat diseases such multiple sclerosis Five people with severe autoimmune disease have become the first in the world to receive a groundbreaking therapy that uses genetically altered cells to drive...
  5. nerd

    Epstein Barr Virus and Autoimmune Responses in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Jog NR and James JA (2021) Epstein Barr Virus and Autoimmune Responses in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Front. Immunol. 11:623944. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.623944 Although this isn't about CFS/ME per se, this discussion shows the latest state of research on EBV causality with SLE. I think SLE...