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production of antibodies against the tissues of your own body

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Although reminiscent of 19th-century snake oil medicine, oral tolerance therapy--persuading a person's body to accept foreign proteins by feeding those proteins to the person--may offer a specific, extremely safe way to treat a host of autoimmune diseases.
Halina Offner, Professor of Neurology at Oregon Health Science University and an expert on animal models of autoimmune diseases.
In February 2003, the NIEHS, along with other NIH institutes and centers, cosponsored a workshop titled "Environmental Factors in Autoimmune Disease.
Collaborating with another group, Weinstock's team has begun to investigate similar treatments for animals with autoimmune disorders, in which the immune system attacks parts of its own body.
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Browse 100+ market data tables and in-depth TOC on autoimmune treatment market.
Today, a great deal of research attention is focused on the highly complex and thus far poorly understood interactions between environmental exposures and genetic predisposition that appear to contribute to the onset of autoimmune diseases.
Women with the autoimmune disease scleroderma are more likely to have these persistent cells in their bloodstream than women without the disease (SN: 8/2/97, p.
The report provides market overviews and forecasts as well as market drivers and restraints for the global autoimmune treatment market.
Environmental, infectious, and genetic factors play an important role in initiating or exacerbating autoimmune diseases.
Myositis, like many autoimmune disorders, is often underdiagnosed for two chief reasons.
The reason for this gene rearrangement outside the bone marrow remains elusive, as does any hard link to the chronic autoimmune problems these mice face.
com/research/1f8cc9/chinese_markets_fo) has announced the addition of the "Chinese Markets for Autoimmune Drugs" report to their offering.
About 90 percent of people who lack the complement protein C1q, for example, have systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease.
com/research/c93ed6/european_autoimmun) has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report "European Autoimmune Disease Diagnostics Market" to their offering.