News tagged with autoimmune condition

Hookworm genome sequenced

Going barefoot in parts of Africa, Asia and South America contributes to hookworm infections, which afflict an estimated 700 million of the world's poor. The parasitic worm lives in the soil and enters the body through the ...

Jan 19, 2014
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Some 'low-gluten' beer contains high levels of gluten

Beer tested in a new study, including some brands labeled "low-gluten," contains levels of hordein, the form of gluten present in barley, that could cause symptoms in patients with celiac disease (CD), the ...

Dec 21, 2011
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Promising therapy for relapsing multibple sclerosis

An international team of researchers has found that adding a humanized monoclonal antibody called daclizumab to standard treatment reduces the number of new or enlarged brain lesions in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis. ...

Feb 16, 2010
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Hookworms in MS trial

Scientists from The University of Nottingham will study the potential health benefits of parasitic worms as part of a study investigating treatments for people with the autoimmune condition multiple sclerosis (MS).

Mar 03, 2009
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