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With autoimmune disease, the body's immune system is overactive, mistakenly recognizing the body's own proteins as foreign invaders and produces antibodies that attack healthy cells and tissues, causing various diseases.
5 million Americans suffer from an autoimmune disease and the prevalence continues to rise.
WASHINGTON -- Despite being a major public health threat, "the attention given to autoimmune diseases is not nearly proportional to the magnitude of the problem," Dr.
Studies find such moderate exercise can help with the stiffness and pain of autoimmune diseases and improve your mood.
Recent studies show many of the same chemicals that cause cancer and reproductive problems in both humans and wildlife can also aggravate autoimmune disease.
Autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and systemic lupus erythematosus seem to be the product of a complex and poorly understood interaction between environmental exposures and genetic predisposition.
was founded in 1988 to develop a new class of drugs for treating autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis.
All of the mice who received 2 to 5 million hematopoietic stem cells were fully engrafted, healthy, and free of any signs of autoimmune disease more than one year after their transplants.
It examines global autoimmune diseases treatment usage patterns and the geographical distribution of autoimmune diseases and the markets in the US, the top five countries of Europe, and Japan.