Latest autoimmune disease Stories

2010-10-25 16:09:00

Survey finds emotional impact of the disease greatly affects children PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost half of children with psoriasis surveyed by the National Psoriasis Foundation report being bullied at least once in the last six months.

2010-10-12 16:39:47

A deficiency in one of the immune system's enzymes affects the severity of autoimmune diseases such as MS, and explains why the course of these diseases can vary so much.

2010-09-16 12:35:00

"The Hygiene Hypothesis," the Family Connection, Environmental Triggers and "The Global State of Autoimmunity" Are Focus DETROIT, Sept.

2010-09-01 13:38:00

University of Michigan scientists receive first 1,250 research samples PORTLAND, Ore., Sept.

2010-07-15 07:00:00

PsoMe.org is the first to connect kids with psoriatic disease PORTLAND, Ore., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of children around the country living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis have a new resource to help them cope with the psychological and social effects of these illnesses with the launch of the first website for kids with psoriatic disease -- www.PsoMe.org.

2010-06-02 04:30:00

LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies suggest that excess levels of a protein associated with inflammation, TNF, may produce cognitive decline. TNF regulates both inflammation and brain function.

2010-03-23 16:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-03-17 06:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that James M.

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...

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.