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Genetic Markers for Lupus Predisposition: A New Study

A just-published study has identified 24 new genetic markers that predispose a person to develop lupus (SLE). It is no secret that lupus prevalence varies by sex and ethnicity. Women are 9-times more likely to develop lupus as compared to men; African-American women are 3-times more likely to develop lupus...