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Image of the Day: Telling Scans
Aggie Mika | Oct 16, 2017
In children’s brain scans, scientists uncovered signs of multiple sclerosis before the kids showed any symptoms of the disease.
The Celiac Surge
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2017
A rapid increase in the global incidence of the condition has researchers scrambling to understand the causes of the trend, and cope with the consequences.
Infographic: Immune Irritation in the Gut
Catherine Offord | May 31, 2017
A look at how gluten affects patients with celiac disease
Key Regulator of Intestinal Homeostasis Identified
Diana Kwon | Mar 3, 2017
SP140, an epigenetic reader protein mutated in a number of autoimmune disorders, is essential for macrophage function and preventing intestinal inflammation, scientists show.
Sex Differences in Immune Response
Tanya Lewis | Jun 21, 2016
Female mice lacking an immune receptor are better than males at fighting certain viral infections.
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2016 issue of
Toward Targeted Therapies for Autoimmune Disorders
Lawrence Steinman | Jun 1, 2016
Training the immune system to cease fire on native tissues could improve outcomes for autoimmune patients, but clinical progress has been slow.
Infection-Autism Link Explained?
Jef Akst | Jan 31, 2016
A mouse study suggests a mechanism by which severe infections during pregnancy increase autism risk.
B Cells Can Drive Inflammation in MS
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 21, 2015
Researchers identify a subset of proinflammatory cytokine-producing B cells that may spark multiple sclerosis-related inflammation.
Body, Heal Thyself
Jason Liebowitz | Sep 1, 2015
Reviving a decades-old hypothesis of autoimmunity