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Possible immunological disorders in autism: concomitant autoimmunity and immune tolerance by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Sun 31 May 2009 10:52pm Click the title to link to the full study. 1: Egypt J Immunol. 2006;13(1):99-104. *Possible immunological disorders in autism: concomitant autoimmunity and immune tolerance.* Kawashti MI, Amin OR, Rowehy NG. Microbiology Department, Faculty of Medicine (For Girls), Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. Autism is a pervasiv ... Read on »
MS Related: Dendritic Cells Ensure Immune Tolerance by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm Science Daily ScienceDaily (Mar. 16, 2009) — One of the most important tasks of the immune system is to identify what is foreign and what is self. If this distinction fails, then the body's own structures will be attacked, the result of which could be an autoimmune disease such as diabetes mellitus type 1 or multiple sclerosis. The only ... Read on »
Methods of Inducing Immune Tolerance Using Immunotoxins by nih.gov Posted Thu 04 Apr 2013 8:00pm Description of Invention: The invention concerns immunotoxins and methods of using the immunotoxins for the treatment of rejection response in a patient, including graft-versus-host disease and transplantation of organs, tissues and cells into a host. In a specific embodiment of the invention, the transplant involves pancreat ... Read on »
Mother's Immune System May Block Fetal Treatments for Blood Diseases by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Wed 19 Aug 2009 6:21pm /PRNewswire/ -- Pediatric researchers have resolved an apparent contradiction in the field of prenatal cell transplantation -- a medical approach that holds future promise in correcting sickle cell disease and other serious congenital blood disorders. In a new study in animals, the researchers showed that the mother's immune response interferes wit ... Read on »
NIH study identifies gene that suppresses cell’s immune activation by Cancer.gov Posted Fri 25 Mar 2011 10:15pm NIH study identifies gene that suppresses cell’s immune activation A new study of prostate tumors has shown that a gene, FOXO3, suppresses activation of cells related to immunity and thus leads to a reduced immune response against a growing cancer. One of the main problems in treating cancer by vaccine or immunotherapy is that tumors ... Read on »
NIH Study Identifies Gene That Suppresses Cell's Immune Activation by Medline Plus Posted Wed 23 Mar 2011 7:20pm A new study of prostate tumors has shown that a gene, FOXO3, suppresses activation of cells related to immunity and thus leads to a reduced immune response against a growing cancer. One of the main problems in treating cancer by vaccine or immunotherapy is that ... Read on »
Autism and AutoImmunity by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Dec 2012 12:00am By Teresa Conrick My daughter, Megan, regressed in her physical, mental and social health after vaccinations. Her life forever changed, I am committed to finding out both cause then cure to improve her quality of life, along with so many like her. As a result, I spend a good amount of time reading research and scientific papers to ... Read on »
Testimony on Maine LD 672 An Act Relating to Exemption from Immunization for Schoolchildren by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Mon 11 Mar 2013 11:02am Below is my written testimony on LD 672 An Act Relating to Exemption from Immunization for Schoolchildren , urging the state of Maine to provide parents with true informed consent in vaccination. Vaccine information given to parents does not represent true informed consent. 1986 National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (Vaccine Injury Co ... Read on »
Allergy Immunotherapy DVD script by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am Hello, I am Dr. Neil Kao. Welcome to the Allergic Disease and Asthma Center. We are pleased you have chosen us to manage your allergy and/or asthma condition. We have a combined 68 years of practice in a diagnosis and treatment in all allergic diseases. Our goal is to provide you with the best medical care possible. You have completed your alle ... Read on »
PVED Medical FAQ by pvedmom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 8:11pm By: Dr. John S. Hesla, Medical Director- PVED How many embryos are considered a good number in a donor egg cycle? Since most fertility clinics transfer only two embryos or one embryo in an IVF cycle, it is not necessary to have a large number of embryos to achieve a healthy pregnancy. This is particularly true if the egg donor is youn ... Read on »