Latest Autoantibody Stories

2010-03-02 08:15:00

DENVER, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corgenix Medical Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CONX), a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, has announced the availability of its new automation friendly anti-phospholipid assay format.

2010-02-25 09:57:45

Study finds SLE patients at risk for developing atherosclerosis.

2010-02-01 12:16:43

Two studies published online on February 1 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine (www.jem.org) reveal that patients with a rare autoimmune disease produce antibodies that attack microbe-fighting immune proteins called cytokines.

2010-01-05 15:00:00

NOVATO, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) announced today that the European Commission has granted marketing approval for 3,4-diaminopyridine (amifampridine phosphate), for the rare autoimmune disease Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS).

2009-07-30 23:51:39

Sunlight may be associated with the development of certain autoimmune diseases, particularly in women, U.S.

2009-07-30 12:48:49

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sunlight may be associated with the development of certain autoimmune diseases, particularly in women, according to a study by researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health.

2009-06-15 12:34:08

The beneficial effects of pregnancy and childbearing on arthritic conditions may be more long-term than previously thought, Norwegian researchers said. Dr.

2009-06-11 10:21:25

DNA vaccination using lupus autoantigens and interleukin-10 (IL-10, a cytokine that plays an important role in regulating the immune system) has potential as a novel therapy to induce antigen specific tolerance and may help to prevent kidney damage in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), according to a new study presented today at EULAR 2009

2009-04-28 10:25:54

Autoimmune diseases have long been regarded as illnesses in which the immune system creates autoantibodies to attack the body itself. But, researchers at the California non-profit Autoimmunity Research Foundation (ARF) explain that the antibodies observed in autoimmune disease actually result from alteration of human genes and gene products by hidden bacteria.

2009-04-15 07:59:30

Patients with a rare, blinding eye disease saw their vision improve after treatment with drugs to suppress their immune systems, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.

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