Latest autoimmune disease Stories

2010-03-03 07:30:00

Milestone Report Addresses Increasing Prevalence, Skyrocketing Costs, New Treatments and Possible Causes of 100+ Diseases WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking new report from the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA), examining the current state of autoimmune disease (AD) and its economic and social impact globally and in the U.S., was released today at the National Autoimmune Diseases Summit: The Global State of Autoimmunity Today, held to...

2010-02-27 08:09:56

A non-pathogenic bacterium is capable to trigger an autoimmune disease similar to the multiple sclerosis in the mouse, the model animal which helps to explain how human diseases work.

2010-02-16 01:01:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) announced that its senior management team will host a conference call, and simultaneous audio webcast, today at 8:30 a.m. EST (5:30 a.m.

2010-02-05 06:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that James M.

2010-01-25 15:03:00

$1.5 million approved for CDC in 2010 federal appropriations bill WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-12-15 08:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- CalciMedica, a biotechnology company focused on developing novel small molecule inhibitors of CRAC channels for the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, announced the closing of the second tranche of its Series C financing.

2009-11-24 12:45:35

Current research suggests that a common oral bacterium may exacerbate autoimmune disease.

2009-10-29 14:45:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its strategy to discover and develop more biotechnology medicines, Eli Lilly and Company today officially opened a new state-of-the-art biotechnology center on the West Coast.

2009-10-29 04:00:00

National Psoriasis Foundation asks Americans affected by psoriatic diseases to take action PORTLAND, Ore., Oct.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.