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Vancouver Island’s wolves are a variety of gray wolf, Canis lupus, known as coastal wolves or sea wolves.
Selena Gomez recently received a kidney transplant from television actress Francia Raisa due to her struggle with lupus, the actress-singer revealed Thursday.
Selena, 25, revealed her lupus diagnosis in 2015 and took a break from her career last year to deal with anxiety, panic attacks and depression stemming from her battle with the disease, the Associated Press reported.
On Thursday, Selena Gomez revealed on Instagram that recently had to undergo a kidney transplant operation because of lupus.
Some scientists believe that certain viral infections may trigger lupus.
While only about 10 percent of women with lupus who are white progress to kidney failure, about 20 to 40 percent of women who are African American or Hispanic do so.
Selena Gomez has been honest about her battle with lupus over the past two years.
According to the American College of Rheumatology, lupus is a chronic disease that causes inflammation in various organs.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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