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    Default DNA Sequence Discovered That Causes The Most Severe Cases Of Lupus

    A "genetic accelerator" is responsible for the most severe cases of Lupus (systemic lupus erythemathosus), an autoimmune disease: the accelerator, called enhancer HS1.2, speeds up the activity of some critical genes of the immune system involved in the disease. A team of Italian researchers at the Catholic University of Sacred Heart in Rome found that the enhancer HS1...

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    this study is the first step into making more effective medication.
    it will help lots of auto immune problems.... not just lupus.

    it is definetaly great news.

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    Isn't that awesome news!!!!!! Please find us some medicine to treat the disease and not just the symptoms
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    WOW!! Even if a cure is not at hand..the discovery of this DAN sequence could at least lead to effective treatment that will essentially reduce some of the most detrimental symptoms!

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