Immune Disorder News

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New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Shows Early Promise

Trial finds that immune-based therapy is safe; further trial on effectiveness is planned

More Gluten Before Age 2 Linked to Celiac Disease in At-Risk Kids

But it's not clear if limiting the protein in baby's diet would help, experts say

Preventive HIV Treatment Shown Effective at Health Clinics

New research finds just two people out of more than 400 became infected in a year

Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life

Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

Sex May Boost Female Immune System to Aid Fertility

Effect appears to work regardless of when in a woman's cycle sex occurs, study finds

HIV Cells Keep Duplicating Even When Treatments Are Working: Study

Antiretroviral therapy may affect progression of disease, but virus doesn't disappear

Psoriasis Drug May Help Preserve Pancreas Cells in Type 1 Diabetes

Used early after diagnosis, drug appears to have long-lasting effects, study reports

Celiac Disease in Family May Up Your Risk for Related Disorders

Close relatives, including spouses, had higher odds for type 1 diabetes, lupus, sarcoidosis, study finds

Sequence of Shots May Lead to Effective HIV Vaccine, Mouse Study Finds

Series of immunizations might encourage HIV-fighting antibodies

Extreme Exercising Can Lead to Blood Poisoning, Study Reveals

Expert says gradual training can help prevent problems

Pregnancy May Conceal Ebola

Suppressed immune response might delay symptoms, experts say

Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten

Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study

Altered activity could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others, researchers say

Parkinson's Protein May Spur Immune Response

Researchers say more work needs to be done to understand findings

Could High-Dose Insulin Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Kids?

Study found daily capsules of the natural hormone triggered protective immune response

Mouse Study Suggests Immune Disorder May Play Role in Alzheimer's

If seen in humans, it might lead to new treatments for memory-robbing disease

Antibody Holds Promise as Weapon Against HIV

Treatment would complement existing medications, researchers say

Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid

Study reveals evidence that it's 'not made up,' researcher says

Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Researchers saw evidence only in first 3 years of disease, findings could lead to early test

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System

Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report

Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women: Study

The higher the exposure, the higher the levels of a protein linked to immune system dysfunction

New Name, New Criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

U.S.-appointed panel says illness is 'legitimate,' should be called Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease

Panel Asks: What Defines Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Disorder that causes overwhelming exhaustion will receive a long-awaited clinical definition

Blacks Account for More Than Half of New HIV Diagnoses: CDC

They also have highest death rate among those with HIV, despite the rate declining, reports say

E-Cigarettes Seem to Dampen Immune Response in Mice

Tests show increased susceptibility to infection

FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug

Cosentyx blocks protein involved in inflammatory response of disease

Ulcer Bacteria Tied to Lower Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Women

Study suggests infection with H. pylori bug may be somewhat protective

Environment Trumps Genes at Shaping Immune System: Study

In twins study, microbes, toxins, diet and dental hygiene explained 75 percent of differences

Immune System May Play Role in Obesity

Certain cells less common in belly fat of overweight compared to thinner people: study

Brain Inflammation a Hallmark of Autism, Study Shows

But researchers stress it does not cause developmental disorder

Gene Therapy Shows Potential for 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Newer treatment seems to have less risk of certain cancer, researchers say

Certain Autoimmune Drugs in Pregnancy May Up Newborn Infection Risk: Study

Colitis therapy tied to 4 cases of low white blood cell count in newborns, but some docs question the finding

Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds

Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says

Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest

'Bubble Boy' Disease May Be More Common Than Thought

Screening infants for SCID saves lives, researchers report

Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Study found that doing so in first few months of life improved survival odds

Genes Play Big Role in Celiac Disease, Study Says

But, study reaffirms that genes alone don't cause the disease, environmental factors likely play a role, too

Hepatitis C Infection May Have 'Silver Lining' for Transplant Patients

Infected people who need new organ might have less need for immune-suppressing drugs, study finds

Kids More Likely Than Adults To Be Resistant to HIV Meds: Study

Fortunately, most infected youngsters with respond to newer medicines, researchers say

Experimental Drug Shows Early Promise for Some Cases of Advanced Melanoma

Helps immune system recognize, kill cancer cells, researchers explain

Walking May Be Good Medicine for Kidney Patients

People with kidney trouble assigned to daily half-hour stroll got a boost in immune function, study found

Mice Study Sees Link Between Gut Bacteria, Immune Cell Production

Role of antibiotics in reducing beneficial microbes also highlighted

Gene Therapy for Controlling HIV Shows Early Promise

Small study hints treatment could someday help patients fight AIDS virus without drugs

Experimental Drug Helps Body Fight Advanced Melanoma: Study

Some patients kept disease at bay for more than a year after last dose of nivolumab

Are Slimmer, More Attractive Men More Germ-Free?

Polish study found more 'bad' bacteria in the noses, throats of heftier guys

Blood Test Might Help Tell When Peanut Allergy Is Gone: Study

Findings might one day benefit patients who go through therapy to build up resistance to allergen

Quinoa May Be Safe Grain for People With Celiac Disease

Small study found no ill effects from consumption, although longer-term studies are needed, experts say

Gluten-Free Diet May Help Protect Bones in People With Celiac Disease

Study found risk for fracture was less for those who avoided wheat, other grains

Mouse Study May Explain Link Between Clogged Arteries, Immune Dysfunction

Research suggests circulatory system influences diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis

New Test May Help Predict Survival From Ovarian Cancer

Method was used to count special type of immune cells in tumors from 30 women in study