2006 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Breakthrough in lupus research A significant breakthrough in lupus analysis – one which may fundamentally switch thinking on how the condition affects behavior and cognition – was reported in the January 17, 2006 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . Entitled Immunity and behavior: Antibodies alter emotion, the study builds upon a framework of results supported by Lupus Study Institute money from 2001 to 2004. Numerous people with systemic lupus erythematosus encounter subtle but insidious adjustments in behavior , such as for example unusual feelings of dread and lack of curiosity or curiosity impressive erection . And around 8 in 10 at some time encounter progressive cognitive impairment seen as a headache, confusion, fatigue, storage loss, problems expressing thoughts, and seizures or strokes.