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production of antibodies against the tissues of your own body

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In an unadjusted analysis, those with psoriasis were at significantly increased risk for all nine autoimmune diseases examined.
The report finds "tremendous progress" has been made in the fight against autoimmune diseases.
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Medicines company Arena Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGS:ARNA) disclosed on Tuesday the start of an investigational Phase 1b clinical trial of APD334 for the treatment of several autoimmune diseases in healthy volunteers.
Although each autoimmune disease is a distinct entity with its own constellation of signs, symptoms and clinical manifestations, many autoimmune diseases share some common characteristics, including the approach to disease management.
Almost a decade ago, researchers at the University of Minnesota and other institutions discovered that people carrying a variant form of the PTPN22 gene bear an increased risk of becoming sick with certain autoimmune diseases.
Autoimmune diseases develop when the immune system attacks rather than protects the host.
A number of autoimmune diseases do have a female predominance overall, Pollard says.
The recognition of common early symptoms and the detection of autoantibodies is an essential element in making a timely diagnosis and monitoring disease progression in patients with autoimmune diseases.
Lung problems are extremely common in patients with autoimmune diseases.
The value of taking a global, collective view of autoimmune diseases is particularly obvious in the research and development setting, said Dr.
A much higher ratio of women than men have autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
On this point, the few documented cases where it may have been associated with a patient's deterioration have been taken as a proof that it is contraindicated in autoimmune diseases.
Studies find such moderate exercise can help with the stiffness and pain of autoimmune diseases and improve your mood.
Similar degrees of safety are not seen among the medications available for treatment of most other autoimmune diseases.