There is a lot of chatter, mostly in the personal-training establishment, about peptides and depending on whom you talk to or what you read, peptides are either a miracle substance or they’re the next big thing for cheats in sports.
Lupus is a tenacious autoimmune disease, affecting about 1.4 million people in the U.S. Considered a high risk disease for mortality and organ damage, a recent study has discovered that fat-derived stem cells can restore lupus to normal body functions.
The Food and Drug Administration announced its approval of the intravenous drug Benlysta, to treat patients with active auto-antibody-positive lupus, making it the first new drug approved for the debilitating condition since the 1950's.
A group of researches in Long Island have pin-pointed two genes involved in occurrences of lupus and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This breakthrough could eventually help doctors better diagnose and treat these two conditions.