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Crafoord Prize given to researchers pushing envelope on autoimmune disease
The annual science award is given to honor achievements sometimes overlooked by the more famous Nobels (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A pattern of brain activity may link stress to heart attacks
Conclusion This intriguing study sets out a possible pathway by which the effects of stress on the brain could translate into inflammation in the blood vessels, and so raise the risks of cardiovascular disease. This would help to explain why people living in stressful situations, or with illnesses such as depression and anxiety, are more at risk of heart attacks and strokes. However, there are important limitations to the study which mean we should treat the findings with caution. The main study of 293 people was relatively small for a long-term study looking at cardiovascular disease, and only 22 people had a cardiovascul...
Source: NHS News Feed - January 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology Mental health Source Type: news

How BPA Exposure Lowers Vitamin D Levels
What do breast cancer, ADHD, diabetes, male fertility and autism have in common? They're very different conditions, but they've all been linked to a toxic group of chemicals called phthalates that we're all exposed to every day. Phthalates are in everything from food packaging to personal care products to dental fillings. In fact, they're so common in our environment that they're sometimes called "everywhere chemicals." And like so many of the toxins in our environment, phthalates throw your hormones out of whack. They cause estrogen levels to soar in both men and women. Chemicals like these a...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 6, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Nutrition Source Type: news

New treatment for a rare form of encephalitis
Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis is an inflammatory disease that affects the central nervous system. It is a rare autoimmune disease that results in the body producing antibodies against the NMDA receptor, a protein that plays an important role in signal transduction in the brain. Using a new treatment regimen, researchers have recorded significant progress in treating the disease, including in patients who did not previously respond to treatment. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 6, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Autoimmunity and infections: When the body fights itself
Doctors are on the trail of a possible connection between autoimmune diseases and infections: errors can occur when immune cells absorb certain proteins from pathogen cells. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 6, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Autoimmunity and infections: When the body fights itself
(University of Basel) Doctors are on the trail of a possible connection between autoimmune diseases and infections: errors can occur when immune cells absorb certain proteins from pathogen cells. These findings were reported in the journal PNAS by researchers from the Department of Biomedicine at the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel, as well as colleagues in the USA. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 6, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Deals this week: Protagen, Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Iatric Systems
Protagen and Novartis Pharma have entered an agreement to clinically develop a compound for an autoimmune disease. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - January 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gut Bacteria May Determine Whether Your Diet Succeeds Or Fails
A gut bacteria makeover may not be at the top of your list of resolutions for 2017, but you’d be wise to consider it if your goals have anything to do with improving your diet or losing weight. New research finds that dietary sacrifices ― say, giving up pizza and hamburgers in favor of a healthy, low-calorie diet ― may be for naught if your intestinal flora are out of whack from a lifetime of eating a standard American diet. The study, published last week in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, finds that switching from a diet high in calories and processed foods to a plant-based diet may not be ve...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 5, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Your Microbiome May Determine Whether Your Diet Succeeds Or Fails
A gut bacteria makeover may not be at the top of your list of resolutions for 2017, but you’d be wise to consider it if your goals have anything to do with improving your diet or losing weight. New research finds that dietary sacrifices ― say, giving up pizza and hamburgers in favor of a healthy, low-calorie diet ― may be for naught if your intestinal flora are out of whack from a lifetime of eating a standard American diet. The study, published last week in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, finds that switching from a diet high in calories and processed foods to a plant-based diet may not be ve...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your Microbiome May Determine Whether Your Diet Succeeds Or Fails
A gut bacteria makeover may not be at the top of your list of resolutions for 2017, but you’d be wise to consider it if your goals have anything to do with improving your diet or losing weight. New research finds that dietary sacrifices ― say, giving up pizza and hamburgers in favor of a healthy, low-calorie diet ― may be for naught if your intestinal flora are out of whack from a lifetime of eating a standard American diet. The study, published last week in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, finds that switching from a diet high in calories and processed foods to a plant-based diet may not be ve...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 5, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Is Your Cocktail Making You Sick?
An office party, a violent illness and a medical mystery solved. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DENISE GRADY Tags: Hospitals Doctors Cocktails and Mixed Drinks Autoimmune Diseases Emergency Medical Treatment Allergies Source Type: news

'Miracle Baby' Who Weighed Less Than 1 Pound At Birth Is Now A Thriving Teen
Eric and Tammy Koz always wanted to be parents. So when the young couple found out they were pregnant with a little girl in 2003 after a devastating miscarriage, they were beyond thrilled. “I was ecstatic,” Tammy told “The Oprah Show” in 2004. “I had a very positive outlook on the pregnancy. I think I’m probably the only one that did...” The reason many were fearful, Tammy explained back then, was due to her having lupus, an autoimmune disease that increased her risk of miscarriage. Yet, this particular pregnancy was going smoothly ― until 19 weeks, when a routine ultrasound reve...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Things I'm Grateful For in 2017
Unless you've been living in the middle of the wilderness or under a rock, you've probably noticed a lot of headlines deeming 2016 the worst year ever. Although I believe the past years that witnessed the bubonic plague or any world war could easily stomp last year to win the "Worst Year for Humanity" award, 2016 was the worst year I've ever personally experienced. Between Trump's upset election for POTUS and George Michael dying on Christmas of all days to the entire year being filled with personal and financial challenges, 2016 was definitely the worst year of my adult life. Right alongside 2008, of cour...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Factors responsible for chronic nature of autoimmune disease identified
Researchers have uncovered two factors responsible for the chronic, lifelong nature of autoimmune disorders, which tend to flare up intermittently in affected patients. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 4, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Researchers identify factors responsible for chronic nature of autoimmune disease
(Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary) Researchers have uncovered two factors responsible for the chronic, lifelong nature of autoimmune disorders, which tend to flare up intermittently in affected patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 4, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Here’s How To Determine The Healthiest Fats To Cook With
“Dr. Hyman, I’m so confused about what fats to cook with,” a reader recently wrote. “For so long I’ve been using vegetable oils because I heard they were best to cook with, and now I hear that we can cook with butter or coconut oil.”I completely understand your confusion, especially with rampant misinformation about fats and nutrition in general. For instance, the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends adults get no more than five percent of their calories from saturated fat, urging people to use vegetable oils instead.They also advise people to eat at least five to 10 percent of th...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Hidden' Celiac Disease Is Becoming Less Of A Problem In The U.S.
(Reuters Health) – - Fewer people in the U.S. have celiac disease without realizing it, a new study finds. The actual proportion of people with celiac disease in the United States has not changed since 2009, researchers say. “The total prevalence is stable,” Dr. Joseph Murray told Reuters Health in a phone interview. But there are fewer people walking around with “hidden” celiac disease. “When you look at the proportion that are diagnosed versus undiagnosed, that’s gone up dramatically. Go back six years and most patients were undiagnosed, with only about one in five getting diagno...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Hidden' Celiac Disease Is Becoming Less Of A Problem In The U.S.
(Reuters Health) – - Fewer people in the U.S. have celiac disease without realizing it, a new study finds. The actual proportion of people with celiac disease in the United States has not changed since 2009, researchers say. “The total prevalence is stable,” Dr. Joseph Murray told Reuters Health in a phone interview. But there are fewer people walking around with “hidden” celiac disease. “When you look at the proportion that are diagnosed versus undiagnosed, that’s gone up dramatically. Go back six years and most patients were undiagnosed, with only about one in five getting diagno...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 30, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

How a Periodontal Infection Might Trigger RA How a Periodontal Infection Might Trigger RA
A toxin involved in periodontal disease may also trigger autoimmune responses by damaging neutrophils and inducing the hypercitrullination seen in RA joints, a new study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - December 29, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

40 Under 40: Chase Spurlock, IQuity
Chase Spurlock is CEO of IQuity, a biotechnology company that offers a tool to help providers diagnose autoimmune diseases and related conditions at the earliest onset of symptoms. Looking for a new food blog to follow? Spurlock may have just what the doctor ordered. What do you want your professional legacy to be? I t’s important to pay forward the mentorship that I’ve received. That’s one of the reasons why Nashville is great – the support and guidance offered by so many people is a strong… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 28, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Carrie Fisher's Death Highlights The Reality Of Heart Disease In Women
Carrie Fisher died early Tuesday morning, four days after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles. The actress and author, best known for her iconic role as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” franchise, was 60 years old.  Experts say that Fisher’s death highlights an important reality about heart disease: It is the leading cause of death among men and women alike in the U.S. While heart disease encompasses many different conditions, a heart attack occurs when coronary arteries become blocked and oxygenated blood can’t reach the heart. About 735,000 Americans have hea...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 28, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Carrie Fisher's Death Highlights The Reality Of Heart Disease In Women
Carrie Fisher died early Tuesday morning, four days after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles. The actress and author, best known for her iconic role as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” franchise, was 60 years old.  Experts say that Fisher’s death highlights an important reality about heart disease: It is the leading cause of death among men and women alike in the U.S. While heart disease encompasses many different conditions, a heart attack occurs when coronary arteries become blocked and oxygenated blood can’t reach the heart. About 735,000 Americans have hea...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preventing too much immunity
Scientists report a new molecular mechanism that could explain the cause of some autoimmune diseases. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - December 27, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Preventing too much immunity
(Osaka University) Scientists at the Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC), Osaka University, Japan, report a new molecular mechanism that could explain the cause of some autoimmune diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 26, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Gene activity predicts progression of autoimmune disease, researchers find
A new diagnostic tool for a rare and deadly autoimmune disease that affects the skin and internal organs has now been developed by researchers. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - December 22, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Secret To Treating Autoimmune Disease May Lie In The Gut
An estimated 50 million Americans ― that’s 20 percent of the general population ― suffer from autoimmune diseases like lupus, multiple sclerosis or rheumatoid arthritis, and many experts say that number is rising at an alarming rate.  Autoimmunity occurs when the immune system begins attacking the body’s healthy tissue as if it were an outside invader, leading to chronic inflammation. We still don’t know much about what causes the immune system to go haywire, or how to effectively treat it. But new research suggests that the gut microbiome ― the community of trillions of “g...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Secret To Treating Autoimmune Disease May Lie In The Gut
An estimated 50 million Americans ― that’s 20 percent of the general population ― suffer from autoimmune diseases like lupus, multiple sclerosis or rheumatoid arthritis, and many experts say that number is rising at an alarming rate.  Autoimmunity occurs when the immune system begins attacking the body’s healthy tissue as if it were an outside invader, leading to chronic inflammation. We still don’t know much about what causes the immune system to go haywire, or how to effectively treat it. But new research suggests that the gut microbiome ― the community of trillions of “g...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Gut-Brain Connection The Gut-Brain Connection
Learn more about the connection between commensal gut bacteria and autoimmune disease.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 21, 2016 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Discovery's Edge: Linking gut bacteria to Rheumatoid Arthritis
The cause of rheumatoid arthritis, a systemic autoimmune disease, is unknown. But certain genes and environmental factors, such as smoking, are linked to the disease process. Now Mayo Clinic research suggests a new link: the composition of gut microbes. Veena Taneja, Ph.D., an immunologist at Mayo Clinic?s Center for Individualized Medicine, recently demonstrated a relationship [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 19, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Biogen names top executive Vounatsos as CEO
(Reuters) - Biogen Inc, the U.S. drug maker focused on neurological, autoimmune and rare diseases, said on Monday it had appointed its chief commercial officer, Michel Vounatsos, as chief executive officer, ending a five-month search. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Gum disease bug linked to rheumatoid arthritis
Conclusions This research aimed to investigate a possible bacterial origin of rheumatoid arthritis and found one potential candidate – Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (Aα). It seems these bacteria could cause the high levels of citrullinated proteins which are known to trigger an immune reaction in people with rheumatoid arthritis. However, it's important to put these findings into the right context. Though antibodies against citrullinated proteins, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP), are one of the possible diagnostic findings in people with rheumatoid arthritis – not everyone w...
Source: NHS News Feed - December 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical practice Source Type: news

A Sweet Dream
By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog Type I diabetes or juvenile diabetes is often diagnosed by measuring blood glucose levels during the life threatening acute onset of this disease,diabetic ketoacidosis. This often comes as a surprise to parents, requiring a trip to the hospital followed by rapid lifestyle adjustments and a serious increase in their healthcare expenses. A way to test for type 1 diabetes before the onset of symptoms would help prevent the dangerous consequences and give families time to be educated and prepared. Scientists in Germany have developed an easy and relatively inexpensive screening test tha...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 19, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Forsyth study provides new insight in the fight against Sj ö gren's syndrome
This study is one of the first to define the immune-regulatory mechanisms operating in Sj ö gren's syndrome and provides a new foundation for fighting the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 14, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Neovacs obtains FDA “Fast Track” designation for IFNand#945; Kinoid in Lupus (SLE)
PARIS and BOSTON, Dec. 07, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Neovacs (Alternext Paris:ALNEV), a leader in active immunotherapies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA Neovacs, IFNα Kinoid, autoimmune disease (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 7, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Immune cells 'play a role in increasing heart disease risk for people with lupus'
This study shows that it may be possible to predict the progression and severity of atherosclerosis in lupus, which could play a vital role in the prevention and treatment of the condition. This new insight will help us in planning the right services for people with lupus who are at a greater risk of heart disease, so that they can be closely monitored and supported by their healthcare professionals, ensuring prompt and effective treatment." (Source: Arthritis Research UK)
Source: Arthritis Research UK - December 7, 2016 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Researchers discover a new gatekeeper controlling T cell release into the bloodstream
(Children's Hospital& Research Center Oakland) A team of scientists led by Julie Saba, M.D., Ph.D. at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, has unveiled a novel role of thymic dendritic cells, which could result in new strategies to treat conditions such as autoimmune diseases, immune deficiencies, prematurity, infections, cancer, and the loss of immunity after bone marrow transplantation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 6, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Fatty Acids and IBD and Colitis
The Dangers of a High Fatty Acid DietsOur westernized high-fat diet (HFD) is associated with the development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Colitis and other intestinal related diseases and cancers. Here one the root causes is identified to elevated production of pro-inflammatory cytokine-IL-1 β by macrophages. It is suspected that HFD sets off an autoimmune like cascade.This cascade is triggered by NLRP3 inflammasomes. OurApoptosis Kit-Magic Red-Real Time Cathepsin B is used to demonstrate these inflammasomes are activated via Cathepsin B Release:Shengnan Zhao, Zizhen Gong1, Jiefei Zhou1, Chunyan Tian, Yanhong ...
Source: Neuromics - December 5, 2016 Category: Neuroscience Tags: 27-hydroxycholesterol Apoptosis Apoptosis Detection Colitis colon Colorectal Cancer IBD Irritable Bowel Syndrome Magic Red Apoptosis Kit Source Type: news

Multiple sclerosis: Newly discovered signal mechanism causes T cells to turn pathogenic
Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system attacks the patient's own cells. In this case, modified T cells destroy the myelin sheath surrounding nerve cells. Myelin protects the neural pathways and is thus essential to the ability of nerve cells to transmit information. A recent study has demonstrated that a substance known as interleukin 6 (IL-6) plays an important role in instructing T cells to cause damage to myelin sheaths in the central nervous system. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - December 1, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Fertility preservation for girls with cancer ‘haphazard’
Awareness of and access to services is poor in UK despite NICE guidance, say experts Related items fromOnMedica Male cancer survivors missing fertility advice No fertility help for young women with breast cancer Fertility treatments may impact on breast cancer risk Survivors of childhood cancer more prone to autoimmune diseases Beam therapy hope for childhood cancer treatment (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 30, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The Heartbreaking Reason This Mom Won't Dye Her Gray Hairs
After an online commenter said she looked like an “old hag” due to her gray hairs, a 31-year-old mom and blogger responded with a powerfully emotional video.   Rachel Farnsworth, who blogs at The Stay At Home Chef, explained her reasons for not dyeing her hair in a video called “Why My Gray Hairs Make Me Happy.” After noting that her husband wants her to keep her natural hair so that they can “grow old together,” Farnsworth shares some sobering information about herself. “I have a rare autoimmune disease that means that I will most likely never live to be 70 years old. Ev...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 30, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Heartbreaking Reason This Mom Won't Dye Her Gray Hairs
After an online commenter said she looked like an “old hag” due to her gray hairs, a 31-year-old mom and blogger responded with a powerfully emotional video.   Rachel Farnsworth, who blogs at The Stay At Home Chef, explained her reasons for not dyeing her hair in a video called “Why My Gray Hairs Make Me Happy.” After noting that her husband wants her to keep her natural hair so that they can “grow old together,” Farnsworth shares some sobering information about herself. “I have a rare autoimmune disease that means that I will most likely never live to be 70 years old. Ev...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ICER glosses over significant progress in MS treatment
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a devastating chronic autoimmune disease that can affect a person ’s brain, spinal cord and optic nerves, causing problems with vision, balance, muscle control and other basic body functions. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - November 30, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Value Patients Multiple Sclerosis Value-Driven Health Care Policy Solutions Source Type: news

Thwarting autoimmune diseases
(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) The immunoproteasome dismantles proteins and the resulting fragments are displayed on the surface of cells. This helps the immune system to recognize abnormal cells. However, in chronic inflammations and autoimmune diseases this 'information channel' is overactive. Now researchers at the Technical University of Munich have determined the molecular mechanisms of inhibitors that can selectively thwart the human immunoproteasome -- important insights for the targeted development of new drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 28, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Can surgery trigger rare Guillain-Barre syndrome?
Maureen Salamon, HealthDay News Patients who undergo surgery -- especially those with cancer or autoimmune diseases -- have slightly higher risks of a rare muscle disorder, research suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Link between surgery and Guillain-Barr é syndrome discovered
Having surgery may be linked to developing Guillain-Barr é syndrome (GBS) for people with cancer or autoimmune disorders, new research suggests. The study showed that 15 percent of those who developed the syndrome had a surgical procedure within two months prior to developing the disease. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - November 23, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Can Surgery Trigger Rare Muscle Disorder?
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2016 -- Patients who've recently undergone surgery -- especially those with cancer or autoimmune diseases -- experience slightly higher risks of developing a rare muscle disorder soon afterward, new research suggests. Evaluating... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 23, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Study finds link between surgery and Guillain-Barr é syndrome
(American Academy of Neurology) A new study suggests that having surgery may be linked to developing Guillain-Barr é syndrome (GBS) for people with cancer or autoimmune disorders. The study, published in the Nov. 23, 2016, online issue of Neurology ® Clinical Practice, a medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, showed that 15 percent of those who developed the syndrome had a surgical procedure within two months prior to developing the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 23, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Immune receptors amplify 'invader' signals by turning into mini-machines
(Salk Institute) Salk Institute finding could lead to treatment designs for immune-based cancer and autoimmune disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 21, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Delays in Lupus Care Seen Among Minorities, Less Educated
FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2016 -- Delays in lupus treatment are more common among Americans who are black, Asian or are less educated, a new study finds. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease in which inflammation affects the skin, joints, kidneys and other... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 18, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news