News tagged with autoimmune disorders

New drug target for immune diseases discovered

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found a new mechanism that explains how certain immune cells are activated to create protective antibodies against infections or pathological antibodies such as those present ...

Aug 03, 2010
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'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 in ...

Apr 08, 2010
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How arthritis thrives

The links between autoimmune diseases, infections, genetics and the environment are complex and mysterious. Why are people who live near airports more susceptible to autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus? ...

Jan 25, 2010
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