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Fluorescent antinuclear antibody (FANA) testing by pathologystudent Posted Mon 22 Apr 2013 12:21pm Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystem, autoimmune disease. It’s characterized by the formation of many different autoantibodies, the most notable of which are antinuclear antibodies. These antibodies are useful for diagnosis, and they also play a big part in the pathogenesis of the disease. Antinuclear antibodies Ant ... Read on »
Useful Autoantibodies in Lupus Nephritis by Matt S. Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 12:00am Quick review of the autoantibodies that may be useful in the diagnosis and management of patients with lupus-related kidney disease: anti-nuclear antibody (ANA):  as well as know from our internal medicine days:  very sensitive, but not very specific.  In addition to being present in over 95% of patients with SLE, ANA is also frequ ... Read on »
AWAK: sci fi creature, or PD modality of the future? by Matt S. Posted Thu 20 May 2010 12:00am Drug-induced autoimmune diseases of the kidney include SLE-like disease and drug-induced vasculitis (DIV). As many as 10% of all diagnosed Lupus cases in the US may be drug-induced Lupus (DIL). These syndromes typically develop after drug treatment for a prolonged period of time (at least 6 months and up to decades). Symptoms often includ ... Read on »
Health Headlines - October 29 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 11:01pm High-Fiber Foods May Protect Against Inflammatory Diseases: Study A high-fiber diet may boost the immune system and help prevent inflammatory diseases such as asthma, diabetes and arthritis, say Australian researchers and their colleagues. In the gut, high-fiber foods are converted by bacteria into short chain fatty acids, which are known t ... Read on »
UCLA – Histone Modifications Can Be Used to Predict Outcome and Treatment With Pancreas Cancer – Personalized Medici by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 11 Feb 2010 3:11pm This is a beginning groundwork for a commercial test.  This could also lead to tests for other types of cancersuch as prostate and kidney cancer.  This is similar to the breast cancer study for inherited genes in short.  Pancreas cancer is so deadly and with having information up front relative to DNA findingsperhaps this might give some differ ... Read on »
Anti-H2A Antibody and Method for Detecting DNA Double-Stranded Breaks by nih.gov Posted Thu 31 Aug 2000 5:00pm Description of Invention: There presently exist assays for determining DNA breakage due to stresses such as radiation and toxins. These include the TUNEL assay and single cell gel electrophoresis, among others. The difficulty in using these and other assays arises in that a great number of DNA breaks are necessary for adequa ... Read on »
Health Headlines - October 28 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 27 Oct 2009 11:01pm Antibody May Benefit Trauma Patients An antibody that could help control major internal bleeding in patients with major trauma injuries from car crashes, bullets and other causes has been identified by U.S. researchers. A protein called histone is responsible for much of the internal bleeding in trauma patients, according to the Oklahoma Me ... Read on »
Evidence Maternal Antibodies can Trigger Autism - What starts with V and can Trigger Maternal Antibodies? by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Apr 2009 11:11pm As reported in the following excerpt from a EurekaAlert news release, recent mice studies add to previous research indicating that maternal antibodies can trigger autism. Can anyone think of a word starting with the letter V that can trigger antibodies .... and therefore autism? New studies in pregnant mice using antibodies against fetal b ... Read on »
Childhood Serum Anti-Fetal Brain Antibodies Do Not Predict Autism by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Sep 2009 10:12pm One of the big new concepts in autism research in the last two years is the idea that maternal antibodies might be involved in developing autism. Two groups, one from Johns Hopkins, the other from California showed that in some mothers with autistic children, their blood sera had antibodies against fetal brain tissue. This raised the qu ... Read on »
All About Sperm Antibodies by Dr. Barry Jacobs by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 5:25am It is possible to develop antibodies to sperm.  Almost always, sperm antibodies are generated by the man producing the sperm.  Most commonly, sperm antibodies are generated after vasectomy.  The areas of the testicles where sperm are formed, and the entire tract that delivers the sperm as ejaculate is immunologically isolated from the rest ... Read on »