Tag Archives: Autoimmune Disease
Researchers have identified additional genes associated with the autoimmune skin condition vitiligo. Vitiligo causes white patches on the skin due to loss of pigmentation. The researchers identified 23 new genes tied to vitiligo, thus doubling the number of known genes… Read More
The FDA has recently approved a new biologic drug to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. Known as Erelzi, the drug is a biosimilar for Enbrel, which was previously approved by the FDA.
A biosimilar is a biological… Read More
Beginning multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment as soon as the early symptoms appear may extend the time until a definitive diagnosis or a relapse. The study found that those who received early treatment intervention were one-third less likely to be diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, compared… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and lupus are two conditions that cause joint pain. Although joint pain as a common symptom, they are two separate conditions requiring different treatments.
Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory condition affecting the joints, and there are many… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis treatment with steroid therapy (glucocorticoid) raises the risk of diabetes, which increases with higher dosages and longer duration. Glucocorticoid, or steroid, therapy is prescribed to nearly half of rheumatoid arthritis patients, but it is a known risk factor… Read More
Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients may improve cognition with regular walking, cycling, and yoga, according to research. The study found that increasing exercise and physical activity can help multiple sclerosis patients improve cognition. Cognitive problems are common among multiple sclerosis patients… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) cause and prevention may be linked to gut bacteria, according to a recent study. We previously reported on the association between the onset of rheumatoid arthritis and gut microbiota, and the latest findings offer additional evidence on… Read More
Multiple sclerosis (MS) movement and balance problems cause identified and it can help cure other autoimmune diseases. The researchers found what they call a faulty “brake” in the immune cells. This “brake” should be controlling inflammation – but it doesn’t.… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis-related cardiovascular risk can be lowered with immunotherapy. Lead researcher Prof. Aida Babaeva of the Volgograd State Medical University in Russia said, “Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease in which cytokines such as tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and… Read More
According to a small study of 17 adults suffering with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a new technique may improve the stubborn symptoms.
The new technique is actually not so new, as it has been used for a long time now to… Read More
Lyme disease 2016 update: The capital of Canada – Ottawa – has seen Lyme disease cases triple, a former Real Housewives of New Jersey star has come out about her diagnosis, and global warming may increase the risk of Lyme… Read More
Can a gluten-free diet cure vitiligo? Well, we know that a gluten-free diet is recommended for those who suffer from celiac disease as they have intolerance to gluten. Both celiac disease and vitiligo are autoimmune diseases, and in… Read More
Page 1 of 712345...NextLast »