Immune Disorder News

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Article Title
11/4/2010
Protein Differences May Explain Long-Term HIV Control

Scientists say small variation keeps some infected patients healthy without medicine

10/29/2010
Kids With Psoriasis Often at Risk of Being Bullied: Survey

Among those who were picked on, teasing and exclusion were common, poll found

9/24/2010
Post-Op Pain May Be Due to Immune Reaction: Study

Nerve inflammation, not surgeon error, may be to blame, researchers say

9/23/2010
Animal Studies Offer Insights Into MS

Scientists eye alternative, 'potentially reversible' source of neural damage

9/8/2010
Immune System Genes Show Links to Type 1 Diabetes

Finding is starting point for new work on the disease's origins, possible treatment, experts say

9/1/2010
Immune System Research Sees Many Similarities Among People

Findings may lead to better diagnosis, treatment of cancers, autoimmune diseases, study says

8/24/2010
Vitamin D May Influence Genes for Cancer, Autoimmune Disease

Findings could underscore why deficiency plays role in host of serious ills

8/23/2010
More Evidence Virus Plays Role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Condition afflicts a million Americans, but cause, treatments remain elusive

8/18/2010
Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes 'Survivors' Give Clues to the Disease

Study shows that some insulin-producing beta cells can persist for decades

8/18/2010
Stressful Social Situations May Be Physically Harmful in Some

If immune system reacts with inflammation, repeated stress can lead to chronic disease, study finds

7/28/2010
Could Drinking Help Thwart Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Early study suggests it might, but that's no reason to imbibe heavily, experts say

7/21/2010
Gene Therapy Shows Promise With 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Researchers report some success 10 years after treatment, although some patients developed cancer

7/21/2010
Study Points to Molecular Origins of Celiac Disease

3 protein fragments may drive immune response to gluten in those with genetic predisposition to the disorder

7/19/2010
New Guidelines Urge Earlier Therapy for HIV Patients

Treatment advances may help prevent progression to AIDS, expert panel says

7/19/2010
Flu Vaccine Via Skin Patch Shows Promise in Mice

New technology uses painless 'microneedles' to deliver immunization

7/14/2010
Rare Blood Vessel Disease Could Have New Treatment Option

Rituximab could be first new therapy in 40 years against specific forms of vasculitis, researchers say

7/9/2010
Researchers Point to Possible Scleroderma-Cancer Link

In some patients, the 2 diseases can arise together, experts note

7/9/2010
Early Tamiflu Might Benefit Transplant Patients With H1N1 Flu

Preventive measures could cut serious illness, death rates in organ recipients, research shows

7/8/2010
Tai Chi and Qigong Offer Many Health Benefits: Review

Eastern 'exercises' may aid heart, immune system, balance, bone health and quality of life, researchers say

6/30/2010
New Clues to Herniated Disc Pain

An immune cell that causes inflammation in autoimmune disorders may play a role in back pain, researchers find

6/17/2010
Stomach Bacteria Might Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis

Combination of genetics, environment caused mice to develop disease, study finds

6/16/2010
Gene Mutations Offer Clues to Autoimmune Disorders

Rare variant may lead immune system to attack healthy cells, study finds

6/4/2010
Most People With HIV Begin Care Too Late

Average T-cell count at first treatment is below recommended level for starting therapy, study shows

5/27/2010
Immune System Troubles Could Spark Behavior Woes

Fixing gene connected to immune system cured 'hair-pulling' disorder in mice, study found

5/21/2010
Gene Therapy Might Treat 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Chemo clears way for transplanted cells to help children develop immune systems

5/19/2010
New Clues to Treating Immune System Disorders

Two noninvasive probes send snapshots of immune system in action, researchers say

5/10/2010
New Way to Eliminate Source of Asthma?

Technique targets cells that trigger immune system reaction, researchers say

4/29/2010
Cancer Risk After Kidney Transplant Unaffected by Type of Drug Treatment

Risk similar from all drugs used to prevent organ rejection, researchers find

4/29/2010
Mere Sight of Sick Person May Boost Immune System

Slideshow of ill people triggered greater response than pictures of gun-wielding men

4/23/2010
Cat Allergy Doesn't Have to Mean Giving Up Kitty

For many feline fans, there are ways to live together happily, experts say

4/14/2010
Better Treatment Found for Crohn's Disease

Two drugs aimed at taming overactive immune system worked best, study found

3/25/2010
Tumors Use a Protein to Hide From Immune System

Disguised as lymph nodes, cancer can evade detection, researchers find

3/25/2010
Optimism May Boost Immune System

Small study found that attitude seems to affect health

3/19/2010
Acne Drug May Help in the Fight Against AIDS

Antibiotic plus standard therapy appears to halt HIV progression in cells, study finds

3/7/2010
Gene Variant May Help Some Overcome Adversity

It appears to disconnect the link between stress and death risk, researchers say

2/1/2010
Long Before Symptoms, Blood May Reveal Rheumatoid Arthritis

Testing could lead to earlier detection and treatment, study suggests

1/11/2010
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Lowers Flu Shot Effectiveness

But patients should still get vaccinated, researchers say

1/6/2010
Genetic Clues May Point to Better Lymphoma Treatments

Findings could help those with a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, researchers say

12/13/2009
Hardship in Childhood May Affect Long-Term Health

Age-related diseases stem from adverse events in first decade of life, study suggests

12/10/2009
New DNA Test Could Speed Time to Sepsis Diagnosis

Method saves an average 18 hours over conventional blood culture, research shows

12/8/2009
DNA Test May Detect Immune Disorder in Infants

State screening programs identify newborns with T-cell lymphopenia, researchers say

12/4/2009
Review Finds Marijuana May Help MS Patients

However, benefits are not clear enough to recommend its use, experts say

11/24/2009
Childbirth May Slow Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

Patients who had at least one child were less likely to become disabled, study finds

10/29/2009
Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Doesn't Promote Cancer

No added risk among patients taking immunosuppressants, research shows

10/28/2009
Repairing Injured Lungs May Boost Organ Donations

Researchers also identify immune cells involved in tissue damage caused by smoking

10/26/2009
Bowel Disease Treatment May Raise Skin Cancer Risk

Rates of non-melanoma cancer higher in patients with Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, study finds

10/26/2009
Sperm May Play Role in Transmission of HIV

Semen isn't the only way men spread virus during sex, new research shows

10/1/2009
Anti-Aging Drug Closer to Reality

Scientists extend lifespan of female mice and thwart diseases of old age in both sexes

9/18/2009
Swine Flu Shots Safe for People With Weak Immune Systems: Experts

Another study outlines risks of catching H1N1 from various routes

9/9/2009
Scientists Find Clue to Dangerous Side Effect of MS Drug

Tysabri appears to awaken dormant, common virus that crosses over into brain