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The Lupus Alliance of LIQ has Proudly Donated over $550,000 to Further Novel Research into the Cause and Cure of Lupus.

Bellmore, NY – The Lupus Alliance of Long Island/Queens, founded in 1975 has always focused on two aspects of service to the lupus community; programs and research. These two platforms form the LALIQ`s mission, “Improving the lives of those living with lupus through awareness, education, support services and research.” Lupus, is a chronic, life-threatening autoimmune… Read More »

Emerge From the Cocoon of Lupus

Emerge From the Cocoon of Lupus The Lupus Alliance of Long Island/Queens was founded by Doris Shaer in 1975 to provide advocacy, education, funding and support to those living with Lupus on Long Island. As someone living with lupus, her goal was to reach out and help others while creating a network of members in… Read More »

If you Have Lupus and Need Support Join the Lupus Alliance of Long Island/Queens New Support Group Program and “Emerge From the Cocoon of Lupus”

Bellmore, NY – The Lupus Alliance of LI/Q has been helping those who have lupus in the Long Island/Queens area since 1955. The mission of the LALIQ is to “Improve the lives of those living with lupus through awareness, education, support services and research.” The LALIQ is thrilled to unveil their new, “Emerge from the… Read More »

Research Goal: Catch the Interferons That Cause Lupus, One Cell at a Time

In the chronic disease lupus, the immune system runs amok to damage skin, joints, blood cells, kidneys, heart, brain or lung. This mistaken attack of inflammation is triggered by signaling proteins called interferons. Mark Walter, Ph.D., professor of microbiology in theUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, is seeking a way to detect — at the level… Read More »

NY Advocacy Alert! Help Keep Community Health Advocates Funded!

New York legislators are finalizing the state budget now!  We need your help to make sure the budget includes funding for Community Health Advocates (CHA) – the consumer voice for health care. Without at least $2.5 million in state funding, CHA will close its doors on July 1, 2015. CHA helps New Yorkers understand and navigate their… Read More »

Appropriations Bill Includes $2 million for Lupus Research

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 83, a contentious end-of-session bill known as the “Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act,” which avoids a government shutdown and includes $2 million in National Institutes of Health funding for lupus research programs. The funding is part of more than $30 billion appropriated to the NIH for… Read More »

Triple-Threat Drug Combination Proven Successful For Treating Lupus

Lupus nephritis, kidney inflammation that’s caused by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus) can cause the body’s immune system to actually attack its own cells and organs. In fact, statistics show that up to 60 percent of people suffering from SLE are diagnosed with lupus nephritis, which can lead to significant illness and even death,… Read More »