This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Autoimmune Diseases category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2015-12-27 : Lambert-Eaton Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments : General information regarding Lambert-Eaton syndrome, a condition in which the human immune system attacks the neuromuscular junctions.
2014-10-07 : Histiocytosis: Symptoms and Treatment Information : Information regarding Histiocytosis, a group of rare disorders involving cells that usually have important roles as part of the immune system.
2013-12-29 : 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.
2012-09-29 : 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.
2011-12-27 : 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.
2011-05-26 : 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.
2011-04-18 : Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis an Autoimmune Disease : Chronic ulcerative stomatitis is characterized by painful recurring sores in the mouth.
2010-09-27 : 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.
2010-08-03 : 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.
2010-06-14 : 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.
2010-06-08 : Harnessing the Immune System's Diagnostic Power : Immuno-signaturing could provide rapid pre-symptomatic diagnosis for a broad range of ailments.
2010-05-20 : Serious Health Implications of Gout : Gout a painful form of arthritis can have a major negative impact on overall health and wellbeing.
2010-05-04 : Important Autoimmune Diseases Control Mechanism Discovered : Discovery is of significance to treatment of diseases such as multiple sclerosis rheumatoid arthritis and Systemic lupus erythematosus.
2010-02-28 : The Human Immune System and Celiac Disease : Aspects of immune system disturbance which lead to the development of coeliac disease.
2010-02-09 : Deadly Immune Response in War Casualties, Heart Attacks, Strokes, Car Accidents : Deadly immune response kills thousands a year who suffer battlefield casualties, heart attacks, strokes, automobile accidents and oxygen deprivation.
2010-02-04 : Arthritis Foundation Awareness to Reduce Osteoarthritis : Arthritis Foundation initiative to dramatically reduce the impact of osteoarthritis on Americans.
2010-01-26 : Rejuvenating the Immune System : The main task of the immune system is to protect the body against invading pathogens.
2010-01-25 : Hairspray and Lipstick Common Environmental Triggers for Autoimmune Diseases : Environmental pollution a concern to those genetically predisposed to an autoimmune diseases like arthritis.
2009-11-06 : Improved Vision and Inflammation in Graves Eye Disease : Rituximab is a potentially effective new treatment for the most severe forms of Graves eye disease.
2009-11-05 : 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.
2009-06-26 : Celiac Disease: Symptoms & Treatment Information : Celiac disease is a disorder which causes problems with a persons intestines when they consume gluten.
2009-06-07 : 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.
2009-05-29 : Reactive Arthritis: Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment : Information on Reactive arthritis, a type of arthritis which affects a persons eyes urethra skin and joints.
2009-05-29 : Myasthenia Gravis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment : Myasthenia Gravis is a form of chronic autoimmune disorder resulting in progressive skeletal muscle weakness.
2009-05-22 : Sjogren's Syndrome: Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment : Sjogrens syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disease which causes a lack of sufficient moisture production in specific glands in a persons body.
2009-05-21 : 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.
2009-05-19 : Pernicious Anemia: Definition, Symptoms, Risks, Diagnosis and Treatment : Information regarding Pernicious anemia a form of megaloblastic anemia that happens when the body is unable to absorb vitamin B12.
2009-05-16 : Graves Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment : Graves disease is a common form of hyperthyroidism and causes hyperthyroidism which causes the thyroid glands to produce excessive amounts of hormones.
2009-05-12 : Addison's Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment : Addisons disease is characterized by muscle weakness fatigue weight loss low blood pressure and by darkening of the persons skin.
2009-05-08 : Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Definition, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment : Hashimotos Thyroiditis is a thyroid gland disorder that was discovered by Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto in 1912.
2009-04-20 : Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS): Causes, Tests and Treatment : Antiphospholipid Syndrome is an immune system disorder characterized by excessive blood clotting that may present complications with pregnancy.
2009-04-08 : 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.
2009-03-28 : The Human Immune System - General Overview : An article about the Human Immune System that is somewhat more user-friendly than other more technical articles available.
2009-03-25 : Stopping Autoimmunity Before it Strikes : Current research describes a new method to track the development of autoimmune diseases before the onset of symptoms.
2009-01-26 : Immune System has Ability to Learn : Half of the immune system has a hidden talent finding will help scientists understand the human immune system.
2009-01-22 : 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.
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