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2011-10-03 14:58:14

UCI’s Dr. Michael Demetriou, Ani Grigorian and others found that oral N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc), which is similar to but more effective than the widely available glucosamine, inhibited the growth and function of abnormal T-cells that in MS incorrectly direct the immune system to attack and break down central nervous system tissue that insulates nerves.

2011-09-01 21:05:00

Lupus Research Institute Urges Women to Seek Medical Attention for Severe Fatigue and Joint Pain New York, NY (PRWEB) September 01, 2011 The stunning

2011-08-15 22:26:30

A new way to fight inflammation uses molecules called polymers to mop up the debris of damaged cells before the immune system becomes abnormally active.

2011-08-09 15:19:00

Spotlight on Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Online Film Festival highlights psoriatic disease PORTLAND, Ore., Aug.

2011-08-04 21:42:01

Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered a type of cell that may contribute to autoimmune disease.

2011-07-18 15:08:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a study published recently in the journal Science Signaling Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) scientists demonstrate on the molecular level how the anti-malaria drug chloroquine represses inflammation, which may provide a blueprint for new strategies for treating inflammation and a multitude of autoimmune diseases such as arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and certain cancers. "The implications of this study are significant," said Henry F.

2011-06-30 13:47:00

Nearly half a million dollars given to researchers focused on curing psoriatic diseases PORTLAND, Ore., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Psoriasis Foundation awarded $480,000 in research fellowships to 12 early career doctors, who each received a one-year, $40,000 fellowship to study psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

2011-04-19 13:23:06

By identifying a surprising association of two intracellular proteins, University of Iowa researchers have laid the groundwork for the development of new therapies to treat B cell lymphomas and autoimmune disease.

2011-04-18 09:56:00

JUPITER, Fla., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have developed the first of a new class of highly selective compounds that effectively suppresses the severity of multiple sclerosis in animal models.

2011-04-06 13:33:00

AWARDS AN ADDITIONAL $3.6 MILLION IN LUPUS RESEARCH, REACHING $5.6 MILLION IN 2010 NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) - the world's largest private funder of lupus research - today announced its most recent medical research grant awards, totaling $3.6 million, which support the ALR mission of finding better treatments and ultimately preventing and curing systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or lupus), a debilitating autoimmune disease.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.