POSTS TAGGED AS autoimmune diseases

XX Chromosome Link to Autoimmune Diseases

April 2, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Xist ribonucleoproteins promote female sex-biased autoimmunity
From Stanford University researchers: “Xist long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) is expressed only in females to [MORE]

Microparticle Therapy Effective for Multiple Sclerosis

August 15, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microparticle therapy reverses MS in 100% of mice, cures one third
“To target, engage, and activate myelin-specific Tregs, we [biomedical engineers, [MORE]

Probiotic Drug Delivery

March 21, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bacteria engineered to secrete rheumatoid arthritis drug in the body
“The researchers modified the bacteria to secrete a peptide called ShK-235, [MORE]

Nanofiber Drug Delivery

June 22, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-assembling nanofibers prevent damage from inflammation
“Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a self-assembling nanomaterial that can help limit damage [MORE]

mRNA Vaccine for Multiple Sclerosis?

March 9, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

mRNA Vaccines
The long-term significance of the COVID-19 vaccines may be greater than stopping the pandemic—great as that is.  mRNA technology [MORE]

Precision Diagnostics at Home for Autoimmune Diseases

January 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

New DxCollect collector for home use
DxTerity (Rancho Dominguez, CA) has introduced an autoimmune profile test for diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, [MORE]

Why the Rise in Autoimmune Diseases?

July 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gut Microbiome
The hygiene hypothesis has been public health theory since the polio epidemics of the 1940’s; it holds that carefully [MORE]

Blood Test for MS

September 17, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

The gold standard for diagnosing multiple sclerosis is the CT scan in which demylenated brain neurons show up as [MORE]

Sequencing Autoimmune Diseases

August 13, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Using high throughput sequencing, scientists at Queen Mary University in London have carried out the largest sequencing study of [MORE]

Microarrays for Autoimmune Diagnosis

June 28, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers at Sweden’s Lund University recently reported on their use of protein microarrays to differentiate systemic lupus erythematosis from [MORE]

Veterinarians Study Epigenetics of Lupus

March 8, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lupus is a mysterious disease of unknown etiology, presenting symptoms of several disorders, especially during its early stages. Thus, [MORE]

A Thermostat for the Immune System

June 22, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Suppressing the Spleen
Realizing that an inflammation response is triggered by the brain via the vagus nerve, immunologist and neurosurgeon [MORE]