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British minister outlines need for improvements in Lupus research and diagnosis

A labour minister in Britain stressed the need to improve diagnosis of and research into lupus. There are more than 5 million sufferers world wide. It is incurable and targets women especially certain ethnic groups. Diagnosis can take years and mortality often occurs in the early stages of the disease.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Scotsman

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About: British minister outlines need for improvements in Lupus research and diagnosis

Date: 26 May 2004

Source: Scotsman

URL: http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=2978512

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