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Drugs Cut Kidney Failure Risk In Lupus



10/19/2005 5:10:17 PM

Patients with lupus have a better chance of preventing kidney failure if they start taking one of two drugs which suppress the immune system, researchers reported on Wednesday. About 1.4 million Americans have lupus, a chronic disease in which the immune system can confuse healthy and foreign tissues and sometimes attacks both. Roughly 780,000 lupus sufferers have kidney disease.

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