Autoimmune Diseases: Types, Facts & Information Document List

Publication List:

Lambert-Eaton Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments
General information regarding Lambert-Eaton syndrome, a condition in which the human immune system attacks the neuromuscular junctions - Published: 2015-12-27
Histiocytosis: Symptoms & Treatment Information
Information regarding Histiocytosis, a group of rare disorders involving cells that usually have important roles as part of the immune system - Published: 2014-10-07
How To Build Your Immune System: Diet and Exercise
Information relating to the human immune system including foods that help boost your immunity to certain health conditions - Published: 2013-12-29
New Gout Guidelines for Patients and Physicians
New guidelines that educate patients in effective methods to prevent gout attacks and provide physicians with recommended therapies for long-term management - Published: 2012-09-29
Celiac Disease - Depression and Disordered Eating in Women
Research shows women with celiac disease more likely than general population to report symptoms of depression and disordered eating even when they adhere to gluten-free diet - Published: 2011-12-27
Sjogrens Syndrome: Inability to Cry
Patients with Sjogrens syndrome experience dryness of the eyes and mouth as well as other parts of the body including the inability to cry - Published: 2011-05-26
Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis an Autoimmune Disease
Chronic ulcerative stomatitis is characterized by painful recurring sores in the mouth - Published: 2011-04-18
Research Finds Rate of Celiac Disease is Growing
Celiac Disease an autoimmune disorder is on the rise with evidence of increasing cases in the elderly - Published: 2010-09-27
New Drug Target for Immune Diseases Discovered
How certain immune cells create protective antibodies against infections or pathological antibodies present in autoimmune diseases like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis - Published: 2010-08-03
New Promising Therapy for Systemic Sclerosis
Scleroderma is characterized by a fibrosis thickening of tissues due to the accumulation of matrix proteins that are not re-absorbed - Published: 2010-06-14
Harnessing the Immune System's Diagnostic Power
Immuno-signaturing could provide rapid pre-symptomatic diagnosis for a broad range of ailments - Published: 2010-06-08
Serious Health Implications of Gout
Gout a painful form of arthritis can have a major negative impact on overall health and wellbeing - Published: 2010-05-20
Important Autoimmune Diseases Control Mechanism Discovered
Discovery is of significance to treatment of diseases such as multiple sclerosis rheumatoid arthritis and Systemic lupus erythematosus - Published: 2010-05-04
Immune System and Celiac Disease
Aspects of immune system disturbance which lead to the development of coeliac disease - Published: 2010-02-28
Deadly Immune Response in War Casualties, Heart Attacks and Strokes, and Car Accidents
Deadly immune response kills thousands a year who suffer battlefield casualties, heart attacks, strokes, automobile accidents and oxygen deprivation - Published: 2010-02-09
Arthritis Foundation Awareness to Reduce Osteoarthritis
Arthritis Foundation initiative to dramatically reduce the impact of osteoarthritis on Americans - Published: 2010-02-04
Rejuvenating the Immune System
The main task of the immune system is to protect the body against invading pathogens - Published: 2010-01-26
Hairspray and Lipstick Common Environmental Triggers for Autoimmune Diseases
Environmental pollution a concern to those genetically predisposed to an autoimmune diseases like arthritis - Published: 2010-01-25
Improved Vision and Inflammation in Graves Eye Disease
Rituximab is a potentially effective new treatment for the most severe forms of Graves eye disease - Published: 2009-11-06
Ankylosing Spondylitis: Knee, Hip & Spine Pain
Information on Ankylosing Spondylitis a chronic inflammatory arthritis and autoimmune disease affecting spinal joints and causing eventual fusion of the spine - Published: 2009-11-05
Celiac Disease: Symptoms & Treatment Information
Celiac disease is a disorder which causes problems with a persons intestines when they consume gluten - Published: 2009-06-26
Autoinflammatory Disease Model Reveals Role for Innate Immunity
Auto-inflammatory diseases are a relatively new classification of diseases that are different from autoimmune diseases or allergies - Published: 2009-06-07
Reactive Arthritis - Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Reactive arthritis is a type of arthritis which affects a persons eyes urethra skin and joints - Published: 2009-05-29
Myasthenia Gravis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
Myasthenia Gravis is a form of chronic autoimmune disorder resulting in progressive skeletal muscle weakness - Published: 2009-05-29
Sjogren's Syndrome: Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Sjogrens syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disease which causes a lack of sufficient moisture production in specific glands in a persons body - Published: 2009-05-22
Dermatomyositis: Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Dermatomyositis is an acquired myopathy disease which affects muscles and is characterized by a distinctive skin rash and inflammation - Published: 2009-05-21
Pernicious Anemia: Definition, Symptoms, Risks, Diagnosis & Treatment
Information regarding Pernicious anemia a form of megaloblastic anemia that happens when the body is unable to absorb vitamin B12 - Published: 2009-05-19
Graves Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Graves disease is a common form of hyperthyroidism and causes hyperthyroidism which causes the thyroid glands to produce excessive amounts of hormones - Published: 2009-05-16
Addison's Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Addisons disease is characterized by muscle weakness fatigue weight loss low blood pressure and by darkening of the persons skin - Published: 2009-05-12
Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Definition, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Hashimotos Thyroiditis is a thyroid gland disorder that was discovered by Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto in 1912 - Published: 2009-05-08
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS): Causes, Tests & Treatment
Antiphospholipid Syndrome is an immune system disorder characterized by excessive blood clotting that may present complications with pregnancy - Published: 2009-04-20
Vitamin D may Exacerbate Autoimmune Disease
Explains that low levels of vitamin D in patients with autoimmune disease may be a result rather than a cause of disease - Published: 2009-04-08
The Human Immune System Simplified
An article about the Human Immune System that is somewhat more user-friendly than other more technical articles available - Published: 2009-03-28
Stopping Autoimmunity Before it Strikes
Current research describes a new method to track the development of autoimmune diseases before the onset of symptoms - Published: 2009-03-25
The Human Immune System
The human immune system is made up of interdependent cell types which protect the body from parasitic fungal bacterial and viral infections - Published: 2009-03-12
Immune System has Ability to Learn
Half of the immune system has a hidden talent finding will help scientists understand the human immune system - Published: 2009-01-26
New Way to Stop Autoimmune Diseases and Transplant Rejection
New finding opens up a new way to stop autoimmune diseases and transplant rejection in patients - Published: 2009-01-22