Category Archives: Autoimmune Disease

Stress can be a factor for developing diabetes and autoimmune diseases

The recurring situation can trigger insulin resistance, hypertension, abdominal fat deposition; glucose elevation is the cause of this illness. Stress is an ability of humans to fight or flee when faced with problems affecting the individual. By changes in the … Continue reading

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The Autoimmune Solution: Prevent and Reverse the Full Spectrum of Inflammatory Symptoms and Diseases

Over 90 percent of the population suffers from inflammation or an autoimmune disorder. Until now, conventional medicine has said there is no cure. Minor irritations like rashes and runny noses are ignored, while chronic and debilitating diseases like Crohn’s and … Continue reading

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Autoimmune diseases triggered by obesity

Autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s Disease and multiple sclerosis, in which the immune system attacks its own body rather than predatory invaders, affect 5-20% of the global community. A study published recently in Autoimmunity Reviews by Prof. Yehuda Shoenfeld, the Laura … Continue reading

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Air pollution harmful to young brains, could lead to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, says new study from the University of Montana

Findings by University of Montana Professor Dr. Lilian Calderón-Garcidueñas, MA, MD, Ph.D., and her team of researchers reveal that children living in megacities are at increased risk for brain inflammation and neurodegenerative changes, including Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. Calderón-Garcidueñas’ findings … Continue reading

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High dietary salt may worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms

Previous research has indicated that salt may alter the autoimmune response, which is implicated in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), but it is not clear if it has any direct effect on the course of the disease itself. The … Continue reading

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Eating disorders increase risk of autoimmune diseases

Finnish researchers have observed an association between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases with different genetic backgrounds. These findings support the link between immune-mediated mechanisms and development of eating disorders. The risk of eating disorders has been shown to be … Continue reading

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Sepsis contributes to as many as half of all hospital deaths in US, study says

ATS 2014, SAN DIEGO ─ Although it’s present in only a tenth of all patients who are admitted to the hospital, sepsis contributes to up to half of all hospital deaths in the U.S., according to a study presented at … Continue reading

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Processed meat, colon cancer linked in new gene study

A common genetic variant that affects one in three people appears to significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer from the consumption of processed meat, according to study published today in PLOS Genetics. The study of over 18,000 people from … Continue reading

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Type 2 diabetes drugs may reduce autoimmune disease risk

Newswise — San Diego –– Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors commonly used to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes may also reduce the risk of autoimmune diseases in these patients, according to research presented this week at the … Continue reading

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Scientists discover new mechanism regulating the immune response

Scientists at an Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence have discovered a new mechanism regulating the immune response that can leave a person susceptible to autoimmune diseases. A fresh study by Turku Centre for Biotechnology and Aalto University in Finland … Continue reading

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Excess dietary salt may drive the development of autoimmune disease, says new study

Increased dietary salt intake can induce a group of aggressive immune cells that are involved in triggering and sustaining autoimmune diseases. This is the result of a study conducted by Dr. Markus Kleinewietfeld, Prof. David Hafler (both Yale University, New … Continue reading

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Valuable new perspective on treating autoimmune disorders

NIH-funded scientists develop new treatment to combat autoimmune disease in mouse model In a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed innovative technology to selectively inhibit the part of the immune … Continue reading

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How autoimmune disease can be triggered by infection

Australian scientists have confirmed a ‘weak link’ in the immune system – identifying the exact conditions under which an infection can trigger an autoantibody response, a process not clearly understood until now. We have known for many years that autoimmune … Continue reading

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