Immune Disorder News

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11/20/2017
10/18/2017
Arthritis Can Strike Children

In these young patients, joint inflammation caused by overactive immune system

10/10/2017
Where There's Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease May Follow

Screening for early signs of both conditions should be done at birth, study suggests

9/19/2017
Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients

But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report

9/15/2017
Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage

Superstar needed the donated organ because of her autoimmune disease

9/13/2017
Traces of Tattoo May Reach the Lymph Nodes

If you're getting tattooed, find out what's in the ink the artist is using, researcher advises

9/1/2017
Does Immune System Hold Clues to Preterm Births?

Deviations from a preset pattern of changes might predict some early deliveries, scientists say

8/9/2017
Immunotherapy Shown Safe in Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial

Next step is to see if it works and for how long

7/31/2017
Blood Proteins Linked to Severity of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Inflammation drives the often debilitating condition, new research suggests

6/30/2017
Many People With Type 1 Diabetes Still Make Some Insulin

Surprising finding hints at potential future therapy

5/25/2017
Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness

Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds

5/9/2017
Testosterone May Protect Men From Allergic Asthma

Study findings could explain why airway condition is more common in women

5/8/2017
Another Reason to Breast-Feed: It's Good for Baby's Belly

30 percent of beneficial bacteria in infants' intestinal tract comes from breast milk, study finds

4/28/2017
Did Syphilis Cause Painter Goya's Hearing Loss?

Hearing expert says maybe, but there are other possibilities

4/4/2017
Are There Two Forms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Researchers point to 'atypical' CFS, where symptoms don't begin suddenly

3/31/2017
Health Risks Grow as Young People Born With HIV Age

About 10,000 Americans were infected at birth, and many are now young adults with medical issues, study finds

3/21/2017
Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant

Rhinovirus far more worrisome in those with weakened immune systems, researchers say

3/10/2017
Cure Found for Cancer Killing Endangered Tasmanian Devils

Immunotherapy said to offer best defense against deadly facial tumors

3/2/2017
Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk

Study found 20 percent higher odds for memory-robbing condition, but didn't prove cause and effect

2/14/2017
Marriage: A Way to Divorce Yourself From Stress?

New research underscores link between stress hormones and disease

1/4/2017
Immune System Reboots During Sleep

Study found levels of T-cells dropped three hours after falling asleep, came back up later

11/23/2016
Can Surgery Trigger Rare Muscle Disorder?

Still, the likelihood of developing postoperative Guillain-Barre syndrome remains slight, researchers say

11/18/2016
Delays in Lupus Care Seen Among Minorities, Less Educated

Prompt referral to specialist is critical with this complicated disease, researcher notes

11/8/2016
Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Bladder Cancer Risk: Study

Researchers say finding might lead to cheap and safe way to prevent the disease

10/28/2016
Nearly 3 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Weakened Immunity: Study

Advances in treating HIV and autoimmune diseases are keeping more patients alive

10/12/2016
Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo

Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

9/22/2016
Arthritis Drug May Help With Type of Hair Loss

Researchers saw regrowth in patients with the autoimmune disease alopecia areata

9/21/2016
Organ Transplants Linked to Higher Skin Cancer Risk

Experts say all recipients should have full-body skin evaluations after transplant surgery

9/20/2016
Early Introduction of Eggs, Peanuts May Cut Kids' Allergy Risk: Study

Allergy specialist suggests existing guidelines on introducing foods may be outdated

9/13/2016
Makeup of Germs in Newborn's Gut May Triple Allergy, Asthma Risk

Study finds abnormality present in 10 percent of kids seems to undermine immune function

9/7/2016
New Biologic Drug Tackles Hard-to-Control Asthma

Benralizumab significantly cuts respiratory attacks, two trials show

8/11/2016
Treating Early Symptoms of MS May Extend Time to Diagnosis

Industry-funded study also found therapy doubled time until a relapse occurred

8/11/2016
Surgery Effective Against Immune Disorder That Weakens Muscles

Myasthenia gravis affects 60,000 Americans, but removal of thymus gland appears to help, research shows

7/29/2016
Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real?

Study finds distinctly different biological changes than those from celiac disease, wheat allergy

6/28/2016
Arthritis Possible Side Effect of Certain Cancer Drugs: Study

Doctors should weigh the risk-benefit ratio, researcher says

6/15/2016
Antibiotics, Formula Feeding Might Change Baby's 'Microbiome'

C-section birth may also diminish diversity of these colonies of helpful microbes, study shows

5/31/2016
Researchers Uncover Surprises About Celiac Disease

Immune condition most common among people descended from the Punjab region of India

5/30/2016
Lupus a Tough Disease to Spot, Treat

But experts say scientists are working to unearth genetic causes of autoimmune disorder

4/20/2016
Mixing Lab Mice With Pet Store Peers Might Boost Research

Immune systems of rodents used in science could benefit, researchers say

4/20/2016
Gene Therapy May Offer Hope for 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Preliminary research tries new approach to rebuild the immune system

3/8/2016
Study Suggests Causes for Lupus' Impact on Immune System

Certain cells seem to malfunction and create inflammation instead of fighting the disease, research say

3/4/2016
Supervised Exposure Therapy for Peanut Allergy Lasts, Study Finds

Even after a year-long break, kids maintained their tolerance

2/17/2016
Parenthood May Alter Immune System, Research Suggests

Raising a child seems to cause greater changes than response to flu vaccine or stomach flu

2/1/2016
Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids?

Small study suggests it's possible to partially restore good bacteria to cesarean infants

1/28/2016
Immunity Genes for E.Coli Found

Scientists see DNA as key factor in why illness strikes randomly

1/27/2016
New Transplant Technique Might Free Type 1 Diabetics From Daily Injections

Mouse study showed that putting insulin-producing cells in capsules protected the rodents from immune system

1/20/2016
New Approach Might Boost HIV Testing Rates

More people agree to screening when told they'll be checked unless they choose otherwise, study finds

1/7/2016
Organ Recipients at Raised Risk of Cancer Death, Study Finds

Researchers say immune system-suppressing drugs, poor health may leave these patients vulnerable

12/30/2015
Could High-Dose Vitamin D Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis?

Supplementation appears safe but experts say it's too soon for general recommendation

12/23/2015
New HIV Treatment Shows Promise in Early Research

But new antibody was only helpful for those who hadn't received HIV therapy yet