Lupus – Symptoms, causes, reasons why it should be listed with non-communicable diseases

Lupus – Symptoms, causes, reasons why it should be listed with non-communicable diseases

Lupus is not contagious, which means you can't catch the disease from someone or spread to others.

May 10, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Omega-3 fatty acid can suppress lupus, autoimmune disorders

Consuming an omega-3 fatty acid called DHA, or docosahexaenoic acid -- commonly found in fatty, cold-water fish, has the potential to suppress signalling pathways of lupus as well as other autoimmune disorders, researchers have found.

Sep 30, 2016, 20:53 PM IST

7 most common reasons why your hair is falling out!

Intense physical stress such as childbirth, surgery, etc, can result in hair loss for several months after delivery. 

Sep 24, 2016, 05:44 AM IST

Selena Gomez reveals she has lupus! Here's what this autoimmune disease is

In the wake of the pop singer's announcement that she's been diagnosed with lupus, all her fans have been wondering about this disease.

Oct 10, 2015, 10:12 AM IST

Women's immune system genes operate differently from men's

 Researchers have discovered that men and women use different switches to turn on many immune system genes, a finding that may explain the much higher incidence of autoimmune diseases, such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, in women.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:38 PM IST

Eating seafood increases risk of autoimmune disorder

 Exposure to mercury through seafood could increase the risk of autoimmune disorders, especially among women of childbearing age, a study says.

Feb 11, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

Pregnant dust ring now `delivering` new planets

As you sip your cup of tea on a chilly morning, an enormous ring of dust and gas - encircling a distant star - may be giving births to new planets at this very moment.

Jan 20, 2014, 15:52 PM IST

Selena Gomez gets Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato support after Lupus reports

Selena Gomez has posted a photo of herself, Taylor Swift and Demi Lovato sharing a Facetime moment on Instagram, following reports of her suffering from Lupus.

Dec 31, 2013, 16:06 PM IST

New drug to combat auto-immune diseases

A newly-developed drug could kill rebellious immune cells, which prey on the tissues instead of defending them, causing auto-immune diseases such as type-1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

Jan 28, 2013, 21:06 PM IST

Vitamin D deficiency `worsens lupus`

People suffering from lupus -- an autoimmune disease -- are likely to experience more severe symptoms if their vitamin D levels are low, says a new study.

May 08, 2012, 13:41 PM IST

Breakthrough paves way for curing auto-immune disease

Systemic lupus erythematosus is a systemic auto-immune disease that can affect any part of the body.

Mar 13, 2012, 13:54 PM IST