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2014-07-11 10:08:10

University of Copenhagen – The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences A number of studies suggest that children delivered by Caesarean section have a different intestinal flora than children delivered by natural birth. But it is still unknown why this is the case and what it means for the immune system. Researchers from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences therefore decided to scrutinize the impact of birth on the development of the immune system in a study of newborn mouse pups....

2014-07-08 12:28:28

Strengthens Collaboration between the Nation's Lupus Research Organizations NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) today announced that Team Life Without Lupus(®) is joining the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) fundraising program Walk with Us to Cure Lupus in New York City to help raise funds for lupus research. To that end, 100% of all funds raised by LRI's Team Life Without Lupus will go towards lupus research. The LRI and ALR are...

2014-07-07 23:05:55

The Autoimmunity Bible & Norton Protocol is a new product created by Julia Liu and is a system designed for people suffering from and wanting to cure for good their autoimmune disorders. A complete review on the site Vinamy.com points out whether or not this program is effective. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 One of the last remaining mysteries know to modern medicine is the presence of the autoimmune disease, a blanket term applied for specific ailments which are caused by a...

early celiac sign
2014-07-04 03:30:55

NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases NIH-funded study finds higher celiac risk in Sweden than US, elsewhere More than one quarter of children with two copies of a high-risk variant in a specific group of genes develop an early sign of celiac disease called celiac disease autoimmunity (CDA) by age 5. The findings are from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in Youth consortium, or TEDDY. The National Institutes of Health-funded study, published July...

2014-07-03 08:23:49

MUMBAI,India, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - GBR 830 is an antagonistic monoclonal antibody with first in class potential for the treatment of autoimmune diseases targeting OX40, a co-stimulatory receptor on T cells - The antibody has successfully completed the Phase I enabling preclinical development program and a Phase I clinical trial application has been filed with The Netherlands authorities -...

2014-06-26 08:28:32

NPF Psoriatic Arthritis Project to improve diagnosis, care and treatment for millions PORTLAND, Ore., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans with psoriatic arthritis--a serious disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons, and can result in joint damage if left untreated--struggle to get the health care and treatments they need to manage their condition. National Psoriasis Foundation plans to change that by launching the largest...

2014-06-25 16:26:20

CHICAGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bruce Richardson, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Michigan, was honored Wednesday as the second recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize, the award for use in innovative research on lupus, an unpredictable and sometimes fatal autoimmune disease that affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans. Dr. Richardson received the Prize during a formal ceremony at FOCIS 2014, the 14(th) Annual Meeting of the Federation of Clinical Immunology...

2014-06-24 08:30:29

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoimmune diseases are one of the top 10 leading causes of death in female children and women in all age groups up to 64 years. The NIH estimates up to 24 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease and the number is rising. In 2006, while paralyzed for 72 days in the hospital and told he may never walk again, the doctor became the patient. Only able to blink his eyes and move his fingers, a devastating autoimmune disorder left Dr....

Genetic Mapping Of Pig Whipworm May Lead To New Treatments For Autoimmune Disease
2014-06-20 11:20:38

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online According to an international team of researchers, a parasitic worm found in pigs could modify the human immune system to aid in the treatment of autoimmune diseases including inflammatory bowel disease and multiple sclerosis. The team consisted of 11 institutions from six different countries that presented the whole-genome sequence of the worm and published the study online in Nature Genetics. The human form of the whipworm infects...

2014-06-19 04:21:28

DIEPENBEEK, Belgium, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Initiates Preclinical Development of Peptide Therapy Apitope, the drug discovery and development company focused on disease-modifying treatments for patients with autoimmune and allergic diseases, announced today that it has started preclinical development of its novel peptide therapy ATX-GD-459 for the treatment of Graves' disease. Apitope, through its innovative discovery platform, has selected three peptides...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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