Autoimmune Diseases

Conditions Caused by Low Stomach Acid

All acid-blocking medications are associated with serious side effects, including disruption of normal gastrointestinal flora.<p>But in the case of …

Vitamin B

Lupus: subdivide in order to conquer?

For some diseases such as cancer, doctors routinely use molecular profiling to match patients to the most effective drugs, leading to improved …

Atoms

We Want To See What Living With Alopecia Actually Looks Like

Because there's a lot more to alopecia areata than hair loss.

hair loss

Equillium readies IPO

La Jolla, CA-based Equillium (EQ) a prospectus for an $86M IPO.<p>The biotech develops treatments for severe autoimmune and inflammatory disorders with …

Business

Woman's Liver Problems Tied to Her Turmeric Supplement

Turmeric supplements are popular these days, but for one woman in Arizona, taking a turmeric supplement may have triggered an uncommon liver problem, …

Turmeric

Treatment of Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid With Janus Kinase Inhibitor Baricitinib

Observation<p>September 13, 2018<p>JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online September 13, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3789<p>Mucous membrane pemphigoid …

Ophthalmology

UCSF: An Academic Home for Conspiracy Theorists

Being anti-GMO is the biotech equivalent of being anti-vaccine.<p>The scientific literature overwhelmingly and definitively has concluded that GMOs are …

Conspiracies

Omeros: Substantial Unlocked Value In The GPCR Franchise

Cicero counsels that the study of philosophy, in a life-long search for basic causes, is an ideal activity, usually serviceable for old people all …

Business

Mayo Clinic Q and A: What are dietary lectins and should you avoid eating them?

<b>DEAR MAYO CLINIC:</b> I keep reading about weight loss and other health benefits from a diet where people eliminate lectins. Is there any truth to the …

Mayo Clinic

Pfizer's JAK inhibitors show positive effect in mid-stage alopecia areata study

Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) announces positive results from a Phase 2a clinical trial evaluating JAK3 inhibitor PF-06651600 and TYK2/JAK1 inhibitor PF-06700841 …

Business

Going with your gut in multiple sclerosis

Abstract<p>The gut microbiome plays a key role in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis.<p>Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated central nervous …

Multiple Sclerosis

Electroceuticals

Electroceuticals—devices that treat ailments with electrical impulses—have a long history in medicine. Think pacemakers for the heart, cochlear …

Immune System

New drug hope for balding people: research

People living with an autoimmune disorder that causes sudden hair loss may not have to go bald thanks to a successful drug trial.

hair loss

Phil set to complete hat-trick of 10ks to raise awareness of rare muscle disease

<b>LOCAL runner Phil Oakes is set to embark on his third 10k tomorrow raising funds for a little known charity to support people living with the chronic</b> …

Cheshire

Stifel bullish on Argenx, shares up 6%

Thinly traded Argenx (ARGX +5.6%) is up on average volume on the heels of a bullish call by Stifel's Derek Archila (BUY/$139) who says lead candidate …

Business

What is the link between lupus and arthritis?

Lupus and arthritis are different conditions, but lupus often causes people to develop arthritis or joint pain.<p>The causes and treatments for lupus …

Immune System

14 Things You Need to Know About Celiac Disease

1 of 15<p>Facts about celiac disease<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease–not an allergy<p>3 of 15<p>Celiac disease symptoms build over …

Blood Tests

Six Advantages of Regulating the Endocannabinoid System

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) has already been a ground-breaking discovery for biology and cannabinoid science. Researchers have found new …

Immune System

The silent scourge of pemphigus in India

When autoimmune diseases are mentioned, people typically think of type 1 diabetes or celiac disease. They rarely think of pemphigus – a far lesser …

Health (India)

The surprising foods that are messing with your gut

SOUTH Beach, paleo, vegan, juice cleanse… and FODMAPs. Short for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols, the name …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

'Survival no longer a given:' Mom with autoimmune disease asks everyone to get a flu shot

Ads urging people to get their flu vaccines are starting to pop up at local pharmacies.<p>Fall has arrived, and with falling leaves come flu and virus season. I was never afraid of fall until I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. It’s an autoimmune disease and immunosuppressant drugs became my new …

Flu Vaccine

Gluten may be making you tired and depressed according to a new study

Some people say they don’t feel good after eating gluten – but perhaps that’s because of its effects on mental health rather than on the gut.<p>Gluten …

Research

Stocking Up Before Hurricane Florence—and Thinking About What Comes After

The parking lot of this Harris Teeter, North Carolina’s ubiquitous sort-of-upscale supermarket, overflows with trucks. Silver Toyota pickups and …

Lifestyle

Bristol-Myers plaque psoriasis drug shows promise in mid-stage trial

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb said on Wednesday its experimental drug helped reduce the severity of the most common form of psoriasis in a …

FDA

Immune response mechanism described for fate determination of T cells: This knowledge can aid vaccine development, treatment of infections and moderation of autoimmune disease

This knowledge can aid vaccine development, treatment of infections and moderation of autoimmune disease<p>Researchers have detailed a mechanism that …

Non-infectious Diseases

Galapagos prices $300M ADS offering at $116.50

Galapagos NV (NASDAQ:GLPG) prices its U.S. public offering of 2,575,107 new ordinary shares in the form of ADSs at $116.50 per ADS for gross proceeds …

Business

Insulin-like growth factor-I receptor and thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy

Thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) is a complex disease process presumed to emerge from autoimmunity occurring in the thyroid gland, most …

Neuroscience

Regen BioPharma, Inc. Updates Report on Success of Its NR2F6 Small Molecule Antagonist Screening Program for Treating Cancer

SAN DIEGO, September 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>Regen BioPharma Inc. (RGBP) and (RGBPP) has identified a series of small molecule drugs that inhibit …

Immune System

Gilead Sciences Brings Strong Rheumatoid Arthritis Data, This Train Keeps Rolling

Recently, <b>Gilead Sciences</b> (GILD) and its partner <b>Galapagos</b> (GLPG) announced positive results from a late-stage study treating patients with rheumatoid …

Business

Most Popular Googled Health Problem In Every State

Sep 11, 2018<p>Have you searched for any of these health problems?<p>Posted by Simplemost on Tuesday, September 11, 2018<p>I enjoy articles like this cause …

Breast Cancer