Posts Tagged ‘autoimmune disease’

Multiple Sclerosis May Not Be An Autoimmune Disease

Multiple Sclerosis May Not Be An Autoimmune Disease

While multiple sclerosis may be considered as an autoimmune disease for a long time now, that view might change, in light of an article recently published in the December issue of The Quarterly Review of Biology.  According to the paper, MS might be considered as a metabolic disorder instead of as an autoimmune disease where

New Anti-Inflammatory Agents Slow Down Overactive Immune Response

New Anti-Inflammatory Agents Slow Down Overactive Immune Response

Researchers from the Duke University Medical Center report of finding a new means to fight inflammation that leads to an overactive immune response with the use of polymer molecules. This discovery offers a new focus of potential treatment for inflammatory diseases associated with an overactive immune system such as multiple sclerosis and lupus. The discovery

Research Suggest Similarities In Immune System Among People

Research Suggest Similarities In Immune System Among People

Recent studies by US researchers find that the human immune system may have much more similarities than previously believed. This finding may help lead to new ways in detecting, diagnosing and treating autoimmune diseases as well as cancers. Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle has developed a new way of sequencing