Wednesday, November 11, 2009

New lupus drug?

Lupus affects many more women then men, although men do get it, and some get it very badly. It is possible that it having been looked upon as a "woman's disease" for so long affected research interest in and funding for the disease.

There has been no new drug approved for lupus in 50 years. may just have a shot at it, coming soon.


Protege said...

I get always so sad when I hear about your problems. If it is any consolation, I think you are a very brave woman. And I am hoping from the bottom of my heart that research will bring drugs that will help everyone who suffers from lupus.
Thank you for always being so kind in your comments at my place, it means so much.

Beep said...

Z-you are an AMAZINGLY nice person!!! <3 I feel lucky to have met you. (((hugs)))

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