Monthly Archives: March 2010

New Research Study to Follow Sisters of Lupus Patients

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MANHASSET, NY – Scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have embarked on a national search for sisters. The SisSLE (Sisters of Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) research study is looking for sisters: one with a diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease and one (or more) who does not have lupus…. read more

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Thyroid Hormone Analogue for Treating High Cholesterol

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MANHASSET, NY – An experimental thyroid drug reduces cholesterol without the troublesome side effects experienced by some people on statins, according to a study published today in The New England Journal of Medicine.  An international team of investigators at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, the Karolinska University Hospital and Institute, and The Feinstein Institute for Medical… read more

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