auto immune disease

Breakthrough opens way for curing auto-immune disease

March 13th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 13 (IANS) A revolutionary breakthrough could finally pave the way to cure practically incurable and debilitating auto-immune diseases such as lupus and Sjogren's syndrome.These auto-immune diseases are ... Read more...

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Affordable Indian drugs could cut sclerosis treatment cost

November 13th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Treatment for auto-immune disease multiple sclerosis (MS) that affects the brain and spinal cord and afflicts three out of every one lakh people in the ... Read more...

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Marijuana use may hurt thinking skills in MS patients

March 29th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A Canadian research has revealed that any possible pain relief that marijuana has for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be outweighed by the drug's apparent negative effect ... Read more...

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Sugars play key role in bacterial infection in humans: Study

March 18th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 18 (ANI): Australian researchers have revealed that sugars that change their shape with temperature could be a key to bacterial infection in humans.The findings could lead to new ways to ... Read more...

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Biological changes in depressed patients

November 30th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new research has found inflammation in the brain as a strong contributory factor to depression.This is a new theory that challenges the prevalent view that depression ... Read more...

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Study on insulin-creating cell may lead to better diabetes treatment

October 29th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that beta cells-responsible for making insulin in the human body-do not replicate after the age of 30, indicating that scientists are closer to ... Read more...

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Age no bar as arthritis strikes India’s young (Oct 12 is World Arthritis Day)

October 12th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Investment banker Priyam Joshi, 33, left her job to take care of her one-year-old son. But life wasn't the breather she had hoped for as ... Read more...

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Cure for multiple sclerosis now possible

August 13th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 13 (IANS) Canadian researchers have successfully reversed multiple sclerosis in rodents, spelling hope for humans. Multiple sclerosis is an auto-immune disease in which the body's own immune response attacks the central ... Read more...

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Lice can be nice too, for our immune system

April 25th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Wild mice have given experts some clues into why some parasites like lice are important for the conditioning of our 'natural' immune system. Jan Bradley, University of Nottingham parasitologist, ... Read more...

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Now, Free Insulin for Diabetic Children

March 17th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Dr. Vikas Ahluwalia New Delhi, Mar.10 (ANI): Diabetes mellitus Type 1 (also known as Type I diabetes, T1D, T1DM, IDDM, juvenile diabetes) is an auto-immune disease that results in the destruction ... Read more...

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Heavyweight babies more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis

June 30th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) Female babies with higher birth weight are twice as likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis as adults than their average contemporaries, says a new study. The results support the ... Read more...

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