By Anthony Rivas | May 20, 2013 01:35 PM EDT
Scientists in Australia have found a previously undiscovered protein in immune cells that can prevent, and possibly cure, diabetes.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 06, 2013 02:39 PM EST
Using research on inflammatory Th17 cells, researchers have shown both in cells and in a mouse model of Multiple Sclerosis that increased salt intake can promote autoimmune disease.
By Tan Ee Lyn | Nov 26, 2012 09:43 AM EST
A gene that keeps embryos alive appears to control the immune system and determine how it fights chronic diseases like hepatitis and HIV, and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis.
By Makini Brice | Aug 24, 2012 04:29 PM EDT
Massachusetts-based company Coronado Biosciences is developing a new class of treatments to fight autoimmune disorders.