News tagged with autoimmune disorders

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? ...

dateJan 25, 2010 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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Gluten-free diets help many

For 20 years, Maurie Ange of El Cerrito, Calif., suffered from chronic belly aches. A decade ago, she was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome and told to exercise more and increase her fiber intake. But the pain, bloating ...

dateMay 22, 2009 in Health
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Update presented on disease in pork plant workers

More than a year after developing a unique neurological disorder, the affected pork processing plant workers have improved, but all have some continuing symptoms and many have ongoing mild pain, according to a study released ...

dateFeb 24, 2009 in Other
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