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Lupus treatment receives FDA approval

(WFLX) - New hope for those who suffer from a dangerous disease.

Lupus causes the body to attack its own tissues and organs. Now, an FDA panel has approved the first drug designed specifically for lupus in more than 50 years.

In a 13 to 2 decision, the advisory commitee decided to recoment the approval of the drug Benlysta.

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