• WordNet 3.6
    • adj autoimmune of or relating to the immune response of the body against substance normally present in the body
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In news:

Allergies, autoimmune disease, and the hygiene hypothesis.
In a statement released this afternoon, the nine-term GOP congressmen attributed the abrupt announcement "to the recent diagnosis of my wife" with an "'incurable' autoimmune disease".
Haemopoietic colony-stimulating factors (CSFs) have been known to worsen autoimmune disorders.
Elliott says the disease, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid, began to take its toll on her body rather quickly.
In March, she had a flare-up of the autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system.
IDO May Represent Therapeutic Target against Autoimmune Diseases.
Treatment-refractory autoimmune sensorineural hearing loss: Response to infliximab .
The standardized approach to each chapter will allow the reader to be able to compare and contrast more efficiently the neurological complications of the autoimmune diseases discussed.
In many cases of autoimmune disease, especially those affecting the joints (e.g.
Both in the diet and in supplement form, it has shown promise in the treatment of arthritis, tendonitis and autoimmune disorders.
Self, a historian and author who was a noted professor at American River College, died Oct 13 of complications from systemic sclerosis, an autoimmune disorder, her family said.
Autoimmune diseases are the third largest category of illness in America.
We speak with Moises Velasquez-Manoff about his new book An Epidemic of Absence: A New Way of Understanding Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases.
Researchers at Oregon State University found that elderly people without adequate zinc in their body are more at risk of a variety of maladies like cancer, heart disease and autoimmune disorders.
A new study showed that a deficiency in zinc can lead to serious ailments like cancer and autoimmune diseases.

In science:

Mechanisms of disease: the role of intestinal barrier function in the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal autoimmune diseases. Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2005 Sep;2(9):416 -22.
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
Calcitonin deficiency in early stages of chronic autoimmune thyroiditis.
An efficient group test for genetic markers that handles confounding
Sakaguchi, S., Sakaguchi, N., Asano, M., Itoh, M. & Toda, M. Immunologic self-tolerance maintained by activated T cells expressing IL-2 receptor achains (CD25). Breakdown of a single mechanism of self-tolerance causes various autoimmune diseases. J.
Recent Developments in Immune Network Theory including a concept for an HIV Vaccine