Do you always follow your physician’s advice?

Over the years, the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) learned in conversations with our members and others that they might or might not follow their doctor’s recommendations for treatments more »


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Eating to Beat Inflammation

Last Saturday, I spoke at a conference at Emory for the Vasculitis Foundation on anti-inflammatory foods. Like me, you may be asking, “What is vasculitis?” Vasculitis is a group of more »


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Vasculitis Related Genes Cause Inflammation of Blood Vessels

Medical scientists at Trinity College in Dublin, in a pan-European collaborative study, have discovered genes that contribute to the condition vasculitis, causing the inflammation of blood vessels. The findings have more »


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Lancet Article Investigates Primary CNS Vasculitis

An article in the Lancet (2012, 380: 767–77) provides an overview on the current state of diagnosis and treatment of primary CNS vasculitis. It was written by Carlo Salvarani, Department more »


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PEXIVAS Study Update

March 2013:  This clinical trial is enrolling patients. PEXIVAS: An International Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Assessing Plasma Exchange and Steroid Dosing in the Treatment of Severe Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasm Antibody (ANCA) more »


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