Lupus Treatment May Soon Take Leap Forward

FRIDAY, Dec. 24 (HealthDay News) -- For years now, doctors have made slow, incremental progress in the treatment of lupus, a chronic autoimmune condition that can wrack the body and seriously affect a person's health.

For California Woman, Lupus Is Life

FRIDAY, Dec. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Wendy Rodgers began having terrible joint pain during the winter of 1999.

Have an Allergy-Free Holiday and a Happier New Year

SATURDAY, Dec. 25 (HealthDay News) -- For allergy sufferers at holiday time, the best gift of all may be relief from respiratory symptoms, an expert suggests.

People Look to Eyes for Signs of Life, Study Finds

SUNDAY, Dec. 26 (HealthDay News) -- How do people recognize an image of a face as belonging to a living human being and not a replica such as a doll or mannequin? A new study suggests that the eyes have it: they are crucial to helping people distinguish real faces from those that are not.