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Autoimmune Disease is a condition in which the body recognizes its own tissues as foreign and directs an immune response against them.
Cancer immunotherapy’s effectiveness may depend on patient’s genetic makeup

Cancer immunotherapy’s effectiveness may depend on patient’s genetic makeup

Study reveals how the body clock and time of day may influence autoimmune conditions

Study reveals how the body clock and time of day may influence autoimmune conditions

Taurine could boost effectiveness of existing multiple sclerosis therapies

Taurine could boost effectiveness of existing multiple sclerosis therapies

Scientists find link between physical contact and gut bacteria in red-bellied lemurs

Scientists find link between physical contact and gut bacteria in red-bellied lemurs

Scientists identifies new genetic changes that increase risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma

Scientists identifies new genetic changes that increase risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma

Old World monkeys could hold key to stop progression of rheumatoid arthritis

Old World monkeys could hold key to stop progression of rheumatoid arthritis

Environmental triggers may play role in development of Lupus

Environmental triggers may play role in development of Lupus

MGH researchers identify first effective treatment option for autoimmune small-fiber polyneuropathy

MGH researchers identify first effective treatment option for autoimmune small-fiber polyneuropathy

Study finds link between lupus and elevated risk of dementia

Study finds link between lupus and elevated risk of dementia

Obesity linked to worse patient-reported outcomes in women with lupus

Obesity linked to worse patient-reported outcomes in women with lupus

Low-energy ESWT shows promise for managing digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis

Low-energy ESWT shows promise for managing digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis

Dietary intake of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may affect outcomes in lupus patients

Dietary intake of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may affect outcomes in lupus patients

Vitamin D insufficiency associated with higher rates of renal disease in lupus patients

Vitamin D insufficiency associated with higher rates of renal disease in lupus patients

UofL researchers help discover new autoimmune disease that causes kidney failure

UofL researchers help discover new autoimmune disease that causes kidney failure

UH professors developing new home test kit for kidney nephritis

UH professors developing new home test kit for kidney nephritis

Adequate vitamin D during childhood linked to decreased risk of islet autoimmunity

Adequate vitamin D during childhood linked to decreased risk of islet autoimmunity

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

T1DM weakens autonomic reflex that regulates blood pressure during exercise, study finds

T1DM weakens autonomic reflex that regulates blood pressure during exercise, study finds

Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

New guideline on care of adults with lupus published

New guideline on care of adults with lupus published