Tag Archives: autoimmune diseases

Immune cells differ in men and women

By: Emily Lunardo | Thursday, February 09, 2017 - 02:00 PM
Immune cells differ in men and women

A new study from Michigan State University has discovered why some immune cells act differently in men and women when under stress. These different responses often leave women with a disadvantage, as they are more susceptible to certain diseases. The… Read More

Lupus treatment gets help from nephrologists

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, November 23, 2015 - 10:45 AM
Recent study says hearing loss in elderly linked to increased risk of death

Nephrologists from the Texas Tech University Health Science Center (TTUHSC) are investigating the key causes of lupus nephritis – an autoimmune disease that can cause kidney failure. Lupus causes chronic inflammation due to the immune system attacking itself. Like many… Read More