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Latest Autoimmunity Stories

2013-03-26 11:05:54

Neurons that control hunger in the central nervous system also regulate immune cell functions, implicating eating behavior as a defense against infections and autoimmune disease development.

2013-03-13 18:02:56

The immune system's T cells, while coordinating responses to diseases and vaccines, act like honey bees sharing information about the best honey sources.

Autoimmune Diseases Driven By Excessive Intake Of Dietary Salt
2013-03-07 11:01:00

Over the previous several years, medical professionals have noted and documented marked increases in the prevalence of autoimmune diseases. An international team of scientists and researchers have come together in an attempt to identify the cause behind the increase in such diseases.

Human Genetic Mutation Discovery Could Lead To New Treatments For Type 1 Diabetes
2013-03-05 12:58:58

In type 1 diabetes, the immune system destroys insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, but the precise cause has not been clear.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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