Latest Periodic Fever Syndrome Stories
A new study shows that Kineret (anakinra), a medication approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, is effective in stopping the progression of organ damage in people with neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID).
Individuals with an autoinflammatory syndrome experience episodes of prolonged fever and inflammation in the absence of infection.
A preliminary study conducted by a team at the National Institutes of Health has identified a promising new treatment in children for the most common form of a rare disorder.
An international investigation has uncovered the genetics of the Shar-Pei dog's characteristic wrinkled skin.
Scientists have discovered that molecules called reactive oxygen species (ROS) produced by the energy factories, or mitochondria, in cells, may play a role in a rare inherited disorder in which uncontrolled inflammation damages the body's tissues.
Your immune system plays an important function in your healthâ€”it protects you against viruses, bacteria, and other toxins that can cause disease.