Immune Disorder News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/28/2005
Smallpox Vaccine Risky for Some

People with skin conditions, immune disorders susceptible

1/26/2005
Drug Fails Against Autoimmune Disease

Etanercept offers no benefit for people with Wegener's

1/25/2005
Genetic Technique Bolsters Immune Cells to Battle Cancer

Scientists prompted them to aggressively attack malignancies

1/13/2005
Intestinal Immune Cell Network Discovered

Could lead to new vaccines, treatments for disease, researchers say

1/13/2005
New Gene Principle Changes the Rules

Finding could lead to new treatments for many diseases

1/10/2005
Musks in Fragrances May Weaken Immune System, Study Says

Researchers found synthetic ingredient in soaps, cosmetics and detergents poses danger

12/17/2004
Gene Therapy Beats 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Four children with disorder recover immune functioning

12/17/2004
Gene Family May Be to Blame for Lupus

Finding might lead to more tailored treatments for patients, researchers say

11/16/2004
Autism Linked to Brain Inflammation

Immune system dysfunction could play role in the disorder

11/16/2004
Extending Immune Cell Life Fights HIV

It's a whole new way of targeting the virus, scientists say

11/15/2004
New Gene Link to 'Bubble Boy' Disease Found

Discovery could lead to earlier diagnosis, treatment

11/4/2004
Lupus Biomarkers Identified

Finding could lead to earlier, more accurate diagnosis of the autoimmune disease

10/19/2004
Way to Treat Rare Genetic Disease Found

May help treat disorder that destroys neurological, immune systems

10/18/2004
New Treatment for Lupus Found

Drug works on most common form of the disease with few side effects

10/13/2004
Therapy Slows Down Multiple Sclerosis

Immune treatment kept disease from progressing, researchers say

9/20/2004
Inflammation Plays Role in Starting, Stopping Cancer

Researchers find sensitized immune system can work both ways

9/15/2004
Drug Eases Side Effects of Lupus

Potential cancer treatment may also reduce chances of kidney disease

9/9/2004
Drug Helps Manage Lupus

Prasterone stabilizes symptoms of autoimmune disease

8/30/2004
Enzyme Halts Runaway Inflammation

Could be model for drugs that fight wide range of illnesses

8/23/2004
New Clue to Autoimmune Diseases Found

Same antibody found in Grave's disease shows up in rheumatoid arthritis

8/17/2004
West Nile Dangerous for Organ Transplant Patients

It causes serious neurological problems, study finds

8/16/2004
Combo Therapy Slows Incurable Brain Tumors

Immune therapy and chemotherapy extends patients' lives, study finds

8/11/2004
Kawasaki Disease Often Missed in Kids

Lack of diagnosis can lead to serious problems later

7/15/2004
New Genetic Link to Type 1 Diabetes Found

Mutation of immune system gene contributes disease, study finds

7/6/2004
Aggressive Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis Pays Off

Early combo of anti-rheumatic drugs gives long-term benefits to patients

7/5/2004
Steady Dose of Stress Stresses Immune System

Chronic anxiety can lead to breakdown of function, study finds

7/1/2004
Immune System Linked to Miscarriage

Activation of key receptor leads to loss of embryo, study finds

6/30/2004
Protein Warns Lupus Patients of Kidney Woes

Study: They have markedly higher levels of it in urine

6/3/2004
Hormonal Clue to Autoimmune Diseases Found

Study examines association between estrogen and inflammation in women

5/25/2004
White Tea Kills More Germs Than Its Green Cousin

Study finds its immune powers not just an 'old wives' tale'

5/24/2004
Deciphering Immune Response to Transplants

New study could help scientists find new ways to prevent organ rejection

5/20/2004
Larynx Cells Yield Clues to Immune Function

Could lead to ways to fight cancer, asthma

4/27/2004
Bone Builder Linked to Heart Disease

Higher levels of bone density regulator implicated in cardiovascular trouble

4/20/2004
Heart Disease Exacerbates Immune Disorders

Study suggests low-fat diet for those with autoimmune diseases

4/20/2004
Steady Exercise Strengthens Older Immune Systems

Moderate workouts help older adults fend off disease, study found

4/1/2004
Scientists Create Mice With Human Immune Systems

Finding could lead to research for new treatments for viral infections such as HIV

3/30/2004
Single Drop of Blood Measures Stress Levels

Test checks for immune system changes

3/29/2004
An Alternative to Bone Marrow Donation

Stem cells may do the job just as well without genetic matching issues

3/26/2004
Tricky Tumors

Study shows how they evade immune system

3/20/2004
A Doctor's Painstaking Search for MS Clues

Researcher takes a nonconventional approach in the hunt for a cure

3/20/2004
Unraveling the Mysteries of MS

Neurological disorder still has as many questions as answers

3/10/2004
More Kidney Transplants Are Failing

Despite medical advances, rate of rejection is rising, study finds

3/4/2004
Smoking Can Trigger Lupus

But study says those who quit reduce their risk of autoimmune disease

2/23/2004
Study Offers New Look Into Origins of MS

Finds tissue around nerves isn't first to be destroyed

2/17/2004
Human Mouth Harbors Clues to Fighting Infection

Natural antibiotics may offer ideas on how to boost immune system

2/3/2004
What Triggers Type 1 Diabetes

Study sheds light on autoimmune response in blood sugar disease

1/26/2004
Fat Cells Boost Immune System

Researcher says they help body defend against diseases like diabetes, cancer

12/16/2003
Soothing News for Psoriasis Sufferers

Drug eases severity of skin disease

12/5/2003
Another Key to Lupus

Patients with the autoimmune disease have excessive levels of a particular protein

10/30/2003
A Better Transplant Drug in the Works

Compound can prevent rejection with fewer side effects in animal studies