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2012-10-15 11:25:26

Reproducing a rare type of B cell in the laboratory and infusing it back into the body may provide an effective treatment for severe autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis or rheumatoid arthritis, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center. The findings, which were demonstrated in mice, highlight the unique properties of a subset of B cells that normally controls immune responses and limits autoimmunity, in which an organism mistakenly attacks its own healthy...

2012-09-14 23:03:42

The two internationally renowned physician-scientists will help guide NexDx's development of molecular diagnostics in rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 NexDx, Inc. (http://www.nexdx.com), a science driven molecular diagnostics company providing next generation products and services for personalized medicine in rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases, announced today the appointment of internationally renowned...

2012-09-10 11:09:18

Researchers find new risk regions associated with primary biliary cirrhosis Researchers have newly identified three genetic regions associated with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), the most common autoimmune liver disease, increasing the number of known regions associated with the disorder to 25. The team used a DNA microchip, called Immunochip, to survey more thoroughly regions of the genome known to underlie other autoimmune diseases to discover if they play a role also in PBC...

2012-06-11 18:31:18

Trinity College Dublin scientists establish link between autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and nanoparticles New groundbreaking research by scientists at Trinity College Dublin has found that exposure to nanoparticles can have a serious impact on health, linking it to rheumatoid arthritis and the development of other serious autoimmune diseases. The findings that have been recently published in the international journal 'Nanomedicine' have health and safety implications for...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.