Sjogren`s syndrome

Venus Williams to play Sydney International after 20-year absence

Venus Williams to play Sydney International after 20-year absence

The American veteran, 37, shows no signs of slowing down and enjoyed one of her best seasons this year, making the final of Wimbledon and the Australian Open and the semis at the US Open.

Oct 10, 2017, 08:17 AM IST
Wimbledon: Venus Williams runs out of steam but gives all credit to Garbine Muguruza

Wimbledon: Venus Williams runs out of steam but gives all credit to Garbine Muguruza

After producing, as she has done throughout the tournament, clean-hitting and focused tennis, Williams failed to convert two set points at 5-4 and dramatically lost the next nine games as her hopes of a sixth Wimbledon singles title evaporated.

Jul 15, 2017, 23:51 PM IST
Resurgent Venus Williams says no end in sight to playing career

Resurgent Venus Williams says no end in sight to playing career

The American former world number one`s on-court form has been nothing short of remarkable considering she was diagnosed in 2011 with the debilitating Sjogren`s syndrome.

Mar 04, 2017, 11:47 AM IST

Venus rebuilding career while struggling with `incurable` Sjogren`s syndrome

American tennis ace Venus Williams is reevaluating her lifestyle and career and everything else she had once taken for granted as she battles Sjogren`s syndrome, a debilitating autoimmune disease.

Mar 22, 2014, 15:28 PM IST

Blocking key molecule key to curb autoimmune disease: Study

Scientists have discovered a key molecule that holds promise for people who suffer from chronic inflammation as their immune systems overreact to `self` tissue.

Feb 11, 2014, 14:30 PM IST

Venus Williams says she is not done yet

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams has missed eight months in the past two years due to auto-immune disorder Sjogren`s Syndrome, but she showed this season that she can still take on the best of opponents.

Oct 01, 2013, 14:03 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

Venus Williams reveals mystery illness with no known cure

American tennis star Venus Williams has revealed that she has been diagnosed with Sjogren`s syndrome - an autoimmune disease that has no known cure.

Sep 01, 2011, 13:37 PM IST