autoimmunity

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production of antibodies against the tissues of your own body

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If someone has an autoimmune disorder, their immune system mistakenly interprets their body's own tissues as being foreign.
Vijay Jain, Shekhar Annambhotla, Pratibha Shah, Vivek Shanbhag, Suhas Kshirsagar, Suresh Swarnapuri, Rammohan Rao, Jayarajan Kodikannath, Jayagopal Parla and Jay Apte, will present topics such as: overview of autoimmune disorders, the importance of panchakarma (detoxification) therapies, Crohn's disease, prakriti (mind-body constitution) identification in autoimmune disorders, rasayana (rejuvenation) therapies, memory impairment disorders, psoriasis, and more.
Associated autoimmune disorders were seen in 23% of cases and were mainly diabetes mellitus, autoimmune thyroid disease, alopecia areata and eczemas.
The collaboration brings together Isis' RNA-targeted technology platform and the expertise of Janssen in autoimmune disorders and therapeutic formulation to discover and develop antisense drugs that can be locally administered, including oral delivery, to treat autoimmune disorders in the GI tract.
This association brings together Isis' RNA-targeted technology platform with experience from Janssen in autoimmune disorders and therapeutic formulation.
The medical experts explain that salt possesses the potential ability for causing a large plethora of autoimmune disorders in the human body namely multiple sclerosis (MS), psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis in the spinal cord, etc.
Whether genetic variants associated with autoimmune disorders offer advantages of their own is, as the scientists like to say, a matter for further research.
Autoimmune disorders causing jaw pain lead to larger food boluses and increased dysphagia.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Autoimmune Disorders.
Katherine Siminovitch and her team identified the exact means by which an alteration in the gene PTPN22 increases risk for RA and other autoimmune disorders.
Major Finding: Autoimmune disorders were present in 17.
A small percentage of people with autoimmune disorders have defects in SIAE.
Sleep and the Amateur Astronomer" (December 2006, page 48) warns, "Asthmatics and those with autoimmune disorders (such as arthritis) may find that excessive melatonin worsens their symptoms.
These well-studied changes in severity of autoimmune disorders during pregnancy illustrate systemic immune alterations that occur in conjunction with the Th1-Th2 shift.
Studies have shown no concrete link between the silicone implants and major diseases such as breast cancer, lupus, arthritis and other autoimmune disorders.
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