News tagged with autoimmune diseases

'Nanovaccine' reverses type 1 diabetes in mice

A new study, published online April 8 by Cell Press in the journal Immunity, describes a unique therapeutic "nanovaccine" that successfully reverses diabetes in a mouse model of the disease. In addition to providing new insight ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Open Lid Reveals Mercury

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mercury, the silvery liquid formerly used in thermometers, is now known to be highly toxic. The worst of the toxins are organic mercury compounds, such as methylmercury. Most previous analytical procedures ...

dateOct 15, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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Understanding a target of quinoline drugs

The full details about the molecules and mechanisms that underlie the development of autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus, remain to be discovered. One compound that may have a ...

dateApr 28, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Lice can be nice to us

(PhysOrg.com) -- Parasite infestations might have a good side. Wild mice from a Nottinghamshire forest have given experts at The University of Nottingham clues as to the importance of some parasites, such as lice, for the ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Evolution
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