Latest Protective autoimmunity Stories
Most people probably know that heart disease remains the nation's No. 1 killer.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive disease wherein the cells of the central nervous system (CNS) involved in movement and coordination are destroyed.
Protocol may open new avenues for cell-replacement therapies for neurological conditions
Pill for spinal injury? A new study shows an oral drug that has shown promise in trials for human multiple sclerosis, significantly improves locomotor recovery in mice with spinal cord injury (SCI).
A research team led by Glenn Rall at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA developed a novel mouse model to show that a fatal central nervous system (CNS) disease can be caused by a pathogen that does not replicate in the CNS.
The immune system possesses a type of cell that can be activated by tissues within the body to remind the immune system not to attack our own molecules, cells and organs, UCSF researchers have discovered.
The research shows that in addition to the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) molecules, which present the antigen vaccine to the immune cells, genetic factors, that control some immune cells, influence the quality of response to vaccinations.
Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered a type of cell that may contribute to autoimmune disease.
Lesions to the brain or spinal cord rarely heal fully, which leads to permanent functional impairment.
One of the beneficial compounds found in green tea has a powerful ability to increase the number of â€œregulatory T cellsâ€ that play a key role in immune function and suppression of autoimmune disease.