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Recovering 'bodyguard' cells in pancreas may restore insulin production in diabetics
The key to restoring production of insulin in type I diabetic patients, previously known as juvenile diabetes, may be in recovering the population of protective cells known T regulatory cells in the lymph nodes at the "gates" of the pancreas. View News Article (2012-10-10)


3-D medical scanner: New handheld imaging device to aid doctors on the 'diagnostic front lines'
In the operating room, surgeons can see inside the human body in real time using advanced imaging techniques, but primary care physicians, the people who are on the front lines of diagnosing illnesses, haven't commonly had access to the same technology - until now. View News Article (2012-10-03)


Infertility treatments may significantly increase multiple sclerosis activity
Researchers in Argentina report that women with multiple sclerosis (MS) who undergo assisted reproduction technology (ART) infertility treatment are at risk for increased disease activity.  View News Article (2012-10-03)


Researchers halt autoimmune disease myasthenia gravis in mice
Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have developed a gene-based therapy to stop the rodent equivalent of the autoimmune disease myasthenia gravis by specifically targeting the destructive immune response the disorder triggers in the body.  View News Article (2012-10-02)


Low vitamin D levels linked to more severe multiple sclerosis symptoms
Low blood levels of vitamin D are associated with an increased number of brain lesions and signs of a more active disease state in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study finds, suggesting a potential link between intake of the vitamin and the risk of longer-term disability from the autoimmune disorder. View News Article (2012-10-02)


GEN reports on ocular therapeutics targeting the retina
Therapies for retinal diseases are expected to overtake those for glaucoma by 2014, reports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN). Because current retinal disease treatments only improve vision for six to eight weeks, there is a critical need for new remedies, according to a recent issue of GEN. View News Article (2012-09-11)


Genetic clues to the causes of primary biliary cirrhosis
Researchers have newly identified three genetic regions associated with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), the most common autoimmune liver disease, increasing the number of known regions associated with the disorder to 25. View News Article (2012-09-10)


Cancer 'turns off' important immune cells, complicating experimental vaccine therapies
A research report published in the September 2012 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology offers a possible explanation of why some cancer vaccines are not as effective as hoped, while at the same time identifies a new therapeutic strategy for treating autoimmune problems.  View News Article (2012-08-31)


A vaccine for heart disease? La Jolla Institute discovery points up this possibility
Most people probably know that heart disease remains the nation's No. 1 killer. But what many may be surprised to learn is that cholesterol has a major accomplice in causing dangerous arterial plaque buildup that can trigger a heart attack. The culprit? Inflammatory cells produced by the immune system.  View News Article (2012-08-14)


Racial differences in diabetes diagnostic thresholds
Healthcare providers should take into account differences among racial groups when using hemoglobin A1C levels to diagnose and monitor diabetes, new research from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggests. View News Article (2012-08-07)

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