Tag: autoimmunity
Giant-cell arteritis (GCA) is the most frequent form of vasculitis in patients over the age of 50. Large- and medium-sized vessels are mainly affected, especially the cranial branches of the external carotid. The aorta and its branches are also involved in 30 to 60% of patients.
11.10.2019
 
Unprecedented successes regarding cancer immunotherapy have been achieved, in which therapeutic agents are used to targeting immune cells rather than cancer cells.
10.10.2019
 
Hypothyroidism induced by an autoimmune process is associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms and metabolic abnormalities in the brain. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between autoimmune thyroiditis and regional brain function in hypothyroid patients.
25.09.2019
 
Autoimmune diseases (ADs) are a broad spectrum of disorders featured by the body's immune responses being directed against its own tissues, resulting in prolonged inflammation and subsequent tissue damage.
03.09.2019
 
Immunotherapy is an umbrella term used to describe therapies that directly target the immune system to combat disease. For many years, immunotherapy has mainly been used to diminish immune responses in diseases traditionally classified as immunemediated, such as autoimmunity and allergy, and to promote tolerance to transplanted tissues and organs.
28.06.2019
 
Pollution has long been incriminated in many cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. More recently, studies evaluated the potential role for particulate pollutants in autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
21.06.2019
 
Our understanding of the pivotal role the immune system plays in the pathogenesis of many diseases is continually expanding. Huge advances have been made in elucidating the complex immunologic background of several diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and asthma [1,2].
15.03.2019
 
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is an autoimmune disease of the peripheral nervous system with a typical presentation of acute paralysis and hyporeflexia. Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) and plasma exchange (PLEX) are treatments that have proven to expedite recuperation and recovery of motor function.
13.03.2019
 
Vitamin D, autoimmunity and recurrent pregnancy loss: More than an association Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) has a great emotional and psychological impact on couples. The definition for RPL is still under debate
01.07.2018
 
Translocation of a gut pathobiont drives autoimmunity in mice and humans
01.07.2018