PHOTO: Selena Gomez speaks at the Lupus Research Alliance's "Breaking Through Lupus" gala, in New York, Nov. 20, 2017.
PHOTO: Stacey Kozel, who has lupus and is paralyzed from the waist down, hiked the Pacific Crest Trail from March to September.
On Friday, April 14, 2017, Eli Lilly said U.S. regulators have rejected its much-anticipated pill for the immune disorder rheumatoid arthritis, the drugmaker's second drug development setback since November 2016.
Late Tuesday, March 28, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration approved Ocrevus, the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk.
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Pictured here is the eye of a Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris), from National Geographic Magazine, Feb. 2016.