Latest autoimmune disease Stories

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.

2009-10-08 09:41:15

A new technique being tested in stem-cell transplants from imperfectly matched donors has revealed a striking, unforeseen response that can suppress graft-versus-host disease, a common and dangerous complication of mismatched transplants, report scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

2009-10-01 06:00:00

Two-thirds of women with psoriasis say the disease negatively affects their overall emotional well-being PORTLAND, Ore., Oct.

2009-08-12 14:42:14

People with psoriasis may also be at risk for developing other serious medical conditions including heart disease, diabetes and obesity, U.S. researchers say.

2009-06-14 13:08:36

Australian and New Zealand researchers have accelerated research into Multiple Sclerosis by discovering two new locations of genes which will help to unravel the causes of MS and other autoimmune disease.

2009-06-11 07:54:07

Older mice are more susceptible to proteoglycan-induced arthritis (PGIA). Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Immunity & Ageing have shown, for the first time, that young mice are completely resistant, but become fully susceptible to the disease with age.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.