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The Gut, Microbes and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study: Gut Bacteria can Cause, Predict and Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The bacteria in your gut do more than break down your food. They also can predict susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis, suggests Veena Taneja, Ph.D., an immunologist at … Continue reading

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THC, Immune System and Immune Diseases – Multiple Sclerosis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Adolescent exposure to THC may cause immune systems to go up in smoke http://www.faseb.org/ New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests that early exposure to marijuana can affect immune system development, leading to immune-related diseases in adulthood … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study Links Intestinal Bacteria to Rheumatoid Arthritis Findings suggest bacterial disturbances in the gut may play a role in autoimmune attacks on the joints, point the way to novel treatments and diagnostics http://communications.med.nyu.edu/media-relations/news/study-links-intestinal-bacteria-rheumatoid-arthritis Researchers have linked a species of intestinal … Continue reading

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FOXO3 Pathway – Impact on Crohn’s , Rheumatoid Arthritis and Malaria

Human SNP Links Differential Outcomes in Inflammatory and Infectious Disease to a FOXO3-Regulated Pathway http://www.cell.com/abstract/S0092-8674%2813%2901028-3# Graphical Abstract – Audio Interview at Link mTor Signalling – Graphic available as PDF file here Highlights Reanalysis of GWAS data identifies a SNP associated … Continue reading

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New Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

New strategy prevents rheumatoid arthritis in mice http://www.dana-farber.org/Newsroom/News-Releases/New-strategy-prevents-rheumatoid-arthritis-in-mice.aspx Infusions of regulatory T cells turn off autoimmune attack on joints Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have demonstrated a new strategy for treating autoimmune disease that successfully blocked the development of rheumatoid arthritis … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Inflammation and Autism

How severe maternal inflammation can lead to autism-like behavior http://news.mit.edu/2016/maternal-inflammation-autism-behavior-0128 Immune molecules in infected mothers tied to brain and behavior abnormalities in offspring.   Anne Trafton | MIT News Office January 28, 2016   In 2010, a large study in … Continue reading

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Autoimmune Diseases and Autism

Family history of autoimmune diseases is associated with an increased risk of autism in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2598189 Abstract BACKGROUND: We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to summarize the current evidence on the relationship between family … Continue reading

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Gene x Environment in Pediatric Crohn’s Disease

Study Shows Epigenetic Changes in Children with Crohn’s Disease http://www.ccfa.org A Host of New Clues on Gene-Environment Interactions in Crohn’s Disease, Reports Inflammatory Bowel Disease  A new study finds a wide range of epigenetic changes—alterations in DNA across the genome … Continue reading

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Aspirin – More Effects on Inflammation

Aspirin, Take Two  http://health.ucsd.edu White blood cell research shows how causing and conquering inflammation are inextricably linked  Hugely popular non-steroidal anti-inflammation drugs like aspirin, naproxen (marketed as Aleve) and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) all work by inhibiting or killing an enzyme … Continue reading

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IMFAR 2014 – Glutathione and increased 3-Nitrotyrosine in Autism

Oxidative Stress and Immune Cytokines in Plasma of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Recent Language and/or Social Regression: A Prospective Case-Control Study https://imfar.confex.com/imfar/2014/webprogram/Paper17597.html Background:  Regression occurs in 22%-41% of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at the average … Continue reading

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