Table 155: Autoimmune Disease
Therapeutics Market, Japan, Average Cost of Therapy, 2000-2008
disproportionately affects women.
The rising prevalence of autoimmune diseases
, increase in healthcare expenditure globally, rapidly rising demand for autoimmune disease
diagnostics and technical advances leading to advent of innovative diagnostic procedures with improved outcomes are some of the major factors expected to drive the market growth during the forecast period.
Several risk factors and symptoms point to autoimmune disease
, such as joint or muscle pain, fatigue, dry eyes, dry mouth, weight loss, gastrointestinal distress, depression, and concentration or memory problems.
Toward this end, the National Institutes of Health sponsors a range of basic translational and clinical research efforts focusing on autoimmune diseases
These hormones are inflammatory--contributing to the inflammation behind many autoimmune diseases
Since many pesticides act like hormones, they also appear to play a role in autoimmune disease
Pfau and colleagues intend to continue their studies of actual autoimmune diseases
among the Libby population.
Companies are now beginning trials with such drugs in patients with autoimmune diseases
Oral tolerance, as it happens, is a legitimate theory that may well pan out one day as a treatment for autoimmune diseases
, but Autoimmue's investors were destined to lose their shirts.
Data and analysis on the autoimmune diseases
therapeutics market in the leading geographies: the US, the top five countries of Europe (the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain), and Japan.
Provides data and forecasts for major autoimmune disease
segments to 2020
We have found that CB3 triggers autoimmune disease
in susceptible mice by stimulating elevated levels of proinflammatory cytokines from mast cells during the innate immune response.
The findings won't immediately produce novel drugs or preventive measures for any autoimmune disease
, says Marta Alarcon-Riquelme of the University of Uppsala in Sweden.
Now a team of Maryland investigators has found that even brief, low-level environmental mercury exposure may increase susceptibility to autoimmune disease
in mice [EHP 111:1273-1277].