Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune Disease "Comes From the Gut and Is Cured in the Gut"—Here's How

We'll be the first to admit that the health-and-wellness world is peppered with short-lived trends. But unlike the rise of unicorn food and …

Inflammation

Autoimmune Advocate: My Reason For Being

Have you ever had one of those dreams where you’re trying as hard as you can to run away but you can’t seem to break out of slow motion or are simply …

Medicine

A (Simple) Cure for Autoimmune Disease?

Autoimmune diseases like lupus, Crohn’s, MS, rheumatoid arthritis, and colitis are some of the most frustrating diagnoses, in part because of …

Vitamin D

Synthetic sugar against autoimmune diseases

Researchers are working on an innovative approach to treat a rare autoimmune disease of the peripheral nervous system, using a kind of molecular …

Medicine

Ultrasensitive detection of protein linked to multiple autoimmune diseases

Researchers have developed a new method that will allow doctors to detect minute amounts of a protein called interferon- in patient samples. The …

Biology

Scientists unlock TCM drug's role in weight loss

Chinese scientists have identified the chemical mechanism of celastrol, which they call one of the most potent natural weight-loss agents, marking …

Weight Loss

3 Reasons For Eyebrow Loss (And What You Can Do)

Your eyebrows are like your calling card to your face and are normally with us for the majority of our lives. So when they start to disappear, many …

Health

Oakey breastfed child records high levels of firefighting foam toxins

A Queensland mother fears toxins used in firefighting foam at a nearby Army base has been ingested by her daughter through breastfeeding, after the …

Health

Delay in start of Concert Pharma's mid-stage study of CTP-543 sinks shares, down 8% premarket

Concert Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CNCE) is down 8% premarket, albeit on only 890 shares, in response to its announcement of a delay in initiating its …

Business

I Thought TCM Was BS — Until I Was Diagnosed With An Autoimmune Disease

"The universe has shaken you to awaken you."...

Acupuncture

Sodium & Autoimmune Disease: Rubbing Salt in the Wound?

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Inflammation

Table of contents

Plenary Session 1: Lupus in 2017: from molecular targets to new therapies<p>Plenary Session 2: Lupus nephritis: from bench to bedside<p>Plenary Session 3: …

Immunotherapy

The growing problem with autoimmune diseases

IN November 2015, Brisbane local Carlie Wells, 46, woke up one morning and couldn’t lift her head off the pillow.<p>“It started like that,” she says, “I …

Thyroid

Gene Variants May Help Diagnose MS Early

Researchers say they have uncovered two gene variants that lead to an increase in a protein that disrupts the immune system, possibly triggering …

Medicine

Clinical evidence supports medical marijuana

Critics downplay the evidence for adding South Carolina to the 28 states that allow the use of medical marijuana, but even the nation’s most …

Medical Marijuana

The Rise of Early Autoimmunity & How to Avoid It

Dr. Amy Myers, a preeminent expert on autoimmune disease—which she reports affects 75 percent more women than men—is seeing a growing number of young …

Wellness

Balls in the Air: The Story Behind the Protocol

We know a lot of women (and guys) who have a lot of balls in the air. Keeping them all up requires that we’re in optimal health, so we can run …

Wellness

How Busy Moms Can Have a Healthy Home

Busy Moms <i>Can</i> Have a Healthy Home<p><b>Being a busy mama is rough.</b> We work all day and all night for our families, jobs, and ourselves. Most days, it’s hard …

Health

My Story: Anna Jackson

What were the steps leading up to your diagnosis?<p>At the age of 29 I found myself in hospital, being diagnosed with a few incurable autoimmune …

Mental Health

5 Autoimmune Diseases That Cause Weight Changes

Characterized as a disease in which the body’s immune system attacks its healthy cells, autoimmune diseases can be both tricky to diagnose, as well …

Wellness

HPV vaccine and autoimmune diseases – more evidence that they are unrelated

The Skeptical Raptor, stalking pseudoscience in the internet jungle.The HPV vaccine and autoimmune diseases link is one of the enduring myths about …

Vaccines

Up Triangle

Mold may be the source of your chronic health symptoms.If you're experiencing unexplained symptoms, it may be time to look at mold as a culprit.Mold …

Immune System

Immune disorders impact student lives

By Hannah Lathen/ <i>managing editor</i><p>SE student Janna Gentry lives with a mother who has Crohn’s disease and lupus, causing her to have stomach ulcers and …

Crohn's Disease

Study Links Multiple Sclerosis to Dementia Risk

It’s MS Awareness Week in the United States — the time of year that the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and people living with MS try to spread …

Health

When critical medications leave the formulary, patients can be devastated

At the beginning of this new year, a worrisome change took effect for patients with chronic illnesses across Minnesota. Many patients have just …

Health Care

KQED

I was worried that I might not be able to stick to an intermittent fasting schedule during my vacation in Mexico. It turns out, it was a …

Immunotherapy

Cargo-carrying red blood cells alleviate autoimmune diseases in mice

Using red blood cells modified to carry disease-specific antigens, a team of scientists have prevented and alleviated two autoimmune diseases -- …

Biology

Dementia: Autoimmune diseases could heighten RISK of developing condition in later life

Diseases such as multiple sclerosis and coeliac disease could increase the risk of dementia, the study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & …

Medicine

Autoimmune Diseases

Table of Contents<p>Autoimmune diseases strike one in 20 Americans including about 12 million women and 4 million men. Autoimmune diseases are among the …

Immunotherapy

Autoimmune disease may raise risk of dementia, Oxford study shows

Ten million people in Britain with autoimmune disease may be at greater risk of developing dementia, the biggest ever study has shown.<p>Researchers at Oxford University looked at the records of 1.8 million people suffering from conditions like coeliac disease, psoriasis, multiple sclerosis (MS) and …

Dementia