Autoimmune Diseases

Prominent Neurologist Calls Lyme Disease 'A Human Rights Concern'

Dr. Frid is a New York-based board-certified neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist who specializes in infection-induced autoimmune disorders. I first met Dr. Frid in Amsterdam last May, where she was speaking at the Lyme disease awareness event Something Inside So Strong. We had a chance to …

Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture: the Real Fountain of Youth.

Regular acupuncture treatment can make you feel more energetic and reduce the outward signs of aging. Here are seven ways acupuncture

Wellness

My autoimmune disease diagnosis was a lesson in how often doctors dismiss women's pain

I remember times when my dad couldn’t walk. While I was growing up, he’d put all of his energy into work, then return home completely broken by his …

Fibromyalgia

People Are Going to Russia, of All Places, for Medical Care

Millennials diagnosed with MS have found a more progressive treatment and community halfway across the globe.<p>Imagine being in your 20s and getting diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a potentially debilitating autoimmune disease for which there is no known cure. Although treatment options …

Medicine

5 Ways to Fix Your Diet To Tame Chronic Inflammation

"Everything aches, especially my joints, and I’m often tired and mentally foggy," my 37-year-old client Jessica told me during our first …

Healthy Eating

New Research Shows Human Intestinal Bacteria Can Trigger Multiple Sclerosis

New research from the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics reveals the first indication that human intestinal bacteria can trigger …

Microbiome

What Your Family Tree Can Tell You About Your Health

You get your checkups and and live on kale—great! But if you don’t know why Grandpa was in the hospital last year or what your mom takes those meds …

Genealogy

Gut Microbes Could Actually Be Triggering Relapses of Multiple Sclerosis

The clue is inflammation.<p>The role played by the millions of bacteria that live in our intestines is poorly understood, but the more we learn, the …

Microbiome

Gut Microbes May Influence Multiple Sclerosis Progression

<i>Summary: Two new studies published in PNAS suggest gut microbes may play a key role in the neurodegeneration associated with multiple sclerosis. The</i> …

Microbiome

Why are autoimmune diseases on the rise?

Common, life-threatening, difficult to diagnose and incurable — autoimmune diseases are as mysterious as they are dangerous.

Medicine

Fire ants could be used to help Kim Kardashian

Fire ant venom may be used to treat psoriasis, according to a new study.

Kim Kardashian

Swedish American Group Focuses On Cancer, Autoimmune Diseases At Life Science Summit

Respected and acclaimed as rock stars in the arcane universe of life sciences, global scientists converged in Stockholm in Alate ugust this year for the annual Swedish American Life Science Summit (SALSS) meeting, where they unveiled and dissected revolutionary health care platforms. Among them are …

Life Sciences

Battle of the B Cells

A newly unveiled discovery, four years in the making, has the potential to change the way we look at autoimmune diseases and understand how and why …

Medicine

With Love And A Little Ink, I Help Women Feel Beautiful After Trauma

People going through recovery for a number of disorders or diseases can literally wake up one day and no longer have eyebrows or eyelashes. Sadly, …

Canadian News

I Tried Everything To Heal My Gut. These Are The 6 Things That Actually Made A Difference

You'll try meditating. You'll try weird stuff, like silver-woven horse blankets ('cause it's supposed to be healing) and Himalayan salt inhalers …

Microbiome

Probing What Fuels "Runaway Train" of Autoimmune Diseases

<i>Summary: According to researchers, rogue B cells can trigger an override that may be responsible for autoimmune attacks and diseases.</i><p><i>Source:</b> …

Neuroscience

Role of Gut Bacteria in Averting Type 1 Diabetes

Keeping the immune system in balance is no small feat. It must remain keenly alert to spot and disarm foreign invaders and smart enough to recognize …

Microbiome

4 Vitamins Celebrities Swear By To Get A Flat Stomach Fast

Don't you ever wish there was a magical little pill that would give you a celebrity-grade figure? Well, they actually exist: believe it or not, …

Vitamins

We May Have Finally Discovered The Trigger That Starts Autoimmune Diseases

When the body attacks itself.<p>Scientists have identified a chain reaction that explains why our own bodies can turn against healthy cells, potentially …

Science

The hideous disease that stole a mum's eyesight

"I'm not going blind, I won't go blind" Vanessa Potter vowed as her world enclosed into a black abyss.<p>When British mum Vanessa Potter went blind, it …

New Zealand News

The Many Possible Reasons You're Losing Your Hair

When your hairbrush looks like you just sheared a sheep.<p><b>The Scenario:</b><p>Lately, you've started to notice something horrifying every time you take a shower: Your drain is now clogged with clumps of hair so dense they resemble your neighbor's Shih Tzu. You also find stands of hair on your pillow in the …

Hair

Now You Can Help Scientists Study Connection Between Body Bacteria and Autoimmune Diseases

We may have learned a lot over the past few years as a civilization, but there’s still a whole lot we don’t know. Now, with the help of the public, …

Microbiome

Salesforce and IBM's joint data solutions go live

• Salesforce (NYSE:CRM) announces that its data trade joint solutions with IBM (NYSE:IBM) go live today.<br>• Salesforce Lightning app users can now get …

Stock Markets

Biosimilars Market Size Expected to Reach USD 13.1 Billion by 2024: Hexa Research

FELTON, California, August 31, 2017 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- FELTON, California, August 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --<p>The global <b>biosimilars market</b> is expected to reach USD 13.1 billion by 2024 on account of increase in the prevalence of chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetics, cardiac disorders and …

Pharma

Specific gene and intestinal bacteria work together to ward off Type 1 diabetes

Keeping the immune system in balance is no small feat. It must remain keenly alert to spot and disarm foreign invaders and smart enough to recognize …

Microbiome

Mid Week Distraction No. 37

Edouard Boubat – Cafe De Flore, Paris, 1953hey friends! what’s happening? the most interesting thing i’ve done lately – which actually isn’t that …

Eddie Vedder

The Top 5 Health Threats Women Face

Fortunately, many are preventable.<p>When it comes to health, women and men are different. They may share some of the same medical issues, but even then, basic biology is what separates how each gender responds to them. For women to stay as healthy as they can, they need to know what they are up to. …

Diabetes

These 5 Foods Are "Anti-Inflammatory Powerhouses," Says a Top Chef

"My relationship with food has always been a key component of my identity," writes Seamus Mullen, an award-winning chef, restaurateur, and longtime …

Healthy Eating

Doctors thought she was psychotic, but her body was attacking her brain

"Something's Killing Me" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HLN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Emily Gavigan was convinced that a nearby truck was following her. Someone was after her.<p>She was a sophomore at the University of Scranton in January 2009 when the "bizarre" behavior began, said her father, Bill.<p>Her parents …

Medicine

Doctors thought she was psychotic, but her body was attacking her brain

SCRANTON, Pa. — Emily Gavigan was convinced that a nearby truck was following her. Someone was after her. She was a sophomore at the University of …

Medicine