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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.
Pancreatic progenitor cells could be used to treat diabetes, suggests study

Pancreatic progenitor cells could be used to treat diabetes, suggests study

Scientists identify four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones

Scientists identify four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones

Research uncovers how viruses outsmart the immune system

Research uncovers how viruses outsmart the immune system

Scientists discover the genetic cause of immune disorders

Scientists discover the genetic cause of immune disorders

Scientists discover how gene mutation affects T cell function to promote immune disorders

Scientists discover how gene mutation affects T cell function to promote immune disorders

Women's health research gets federal and local boost

Women's health research gets federal and local boost

Scientists identify six new gene regions that may help treat type 1 diabetes

Scientists identify six new gene regions that may help treat type 1 diabetes

Scientists discover mechanism that amplifies autoimmune reaction in early stage islet autoimmunity

Scientists discover mechanism that amplifies autoimmune reaction in early stage islet autoimmunity

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

New treatment aims to target abnormally shaped protein in deadly childhood brain cancer

New treatment aims to target abnormally shaped protein in deadly childhood brain cancer

Changes in microbiome due to antibiotic exposure may increase risk for inflammatory bowel disease

Changes in microbiome due to antibiotic exposure may increase risk for inflammatory bowel disease

Maintaining adequate vitamin D may help prevent onset of inflammatory diseases

Maintaining adequate vitamin D may help prevent onset of inflammatory diseases

Environmental triggers may play role in development of Lupus

Environmental triggers may play role in development of Lupus

AstraZeneca’s new precision biologic gets FDA approval to treat severe eosinophilic asthma

AstraZeneca’s new precision biologic gets FDA approval to treat severe eosinophilic asthma

New research reveals possible therapeutic target for controlling inflammation in the brain

New research reveals possible therapeutic target for controlling inflammation in the brain

New discovery challenges basic assumptions about the brain's cellular makeup

New discovery challenges basic assumptions about the brain's cellular makeup

Scientists explore popular pre-heart transplant therapy’s impact on kidney function

Scientists explore popular pre-heart transplant therapy’s impact on kidney function

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

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

Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

Researchers uncover enzyme behind immune cell response

Researchers uncover enzyme behind immune cell response