Autoimmune Diseases


For Autoimmune Disease Patients, Fatigue Isn't Just Another Word for Being Tired

September 13, 2020

Fatigue causes a complex array of problems for people with autoimmune disease.

Severity of Skin Symptoms Key Factor in the Quality of Life of People with Psoriatic Arthritis

September 08, 2020

Study of the quality of life of psoriatic arthritis patients reveals the added burden of skin symptoms.

FDA Updates: Ofatumumab for MS, More Data Needed for Filgotinib in RA, Hearing Set for ALKS 3831

August 23, 2020

FDA actions for the week ending August 21, 2020, include a hearing set for a drug that could limit weight gain often associated with treatment for serious mental illness.

Swedish Population Study Links Celiac Disease With Higher Risk of Psychiatric Disorders

August 18, 2020

Celiac disease was linked with a greater likelihood to be diagnosed with a mood disorder, ADHD, or an eating disorder.

Real-World Data: Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Stay on Cosentyx After Other Options Fail

August 10, 2020

A recent study found 64% of patients with psoriatic arthritis who had tried at least one biologic stayed with Cosentyx for the entire study period.

Researchers Believe KLK6 Protein May Play a Role in the Development of Psoriatic Arthritis

August 03, 2020

Preliminary findings by Case Western researchers point to kallikrein-related peptidase 6 as possible culprit in the development of psoriatic arthritis.

New Drugs Take Aim at Autoimmune Diseases

July 31, 2020

Potential agents to battle inflammation and other processes move through development pipeline.

The Latest Autoimmune Disease Treatment Advances

July 11, 2019

A look at recent developments in treatment and the cost implications of various autoimmune diseases.

Food-Especially Gluten-Can Trigger Autoimmune Diseases

February 01, 2019

The food people eat and the toxins they are exposed to on a daily basis are two of the biggest contributors to the likelihood of developing an autoimmune disease, according to many health experts.

Common Gut Bacteria Linked to Autoimmune Diseases

February 01, 2019

Protein produced by common gut bacteria may trigger the onset of autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ulcerative colitis.

A Wellness Approach to MS-Related Fatigue

January 04, 2019

Although it’s still unknown what the mechanisms are that contribute to MS-related fatigue, certain dietary approaches can help treat it.

The Impact of Dietary Intervention on Lupus

January 04, 2019

A Yale University study has revealing findings about how diet impacts patients with lupus.

In-Clinic Autoimmune Treatment Gets Boost from Novel Cell Therapy

December 01, 2018

A new Chinese study highlights a potential cell therapy strategy for autoimmune diseases in a clinic setting.

Surprising Active Participants in Fighting Autoimmune Disease

December 01, 2018

A new study theorizes organs affected by autoimmune disease suppress immune cells using methods similar to those used by cancer cells to evade detection.

Mental Health Condition Linked to Autoimmune Disease

November 01, 2018

Results of 20-year cohort study reveal that women with history of this serious medical illness are more vulnerable to lupus.

Surprising New Approach Could Change Autoimmune Disease Treatment

November 01, 2018

New research has revealed that this approach could aid in the treatment of autoimmune diseases, as well as help with diabetes, chronic pain and numerous other conditions.

Why Women Are More Prone to Autoimmune Diseases

September 25, 2018

A new Swedish study examined gender differences in rheumatism and other autoimmune diseases. Here are the surprising findings.

Study Evaluates Link Between Stress and Autoimmune Disease

September 25, 2018

A new study has surprising findings about traumatic or stressful life events and the link to developing an autoimmune disease.

The Imaging Scans Useful in Spotting Rheumatoid Arthritis

September 15, 2018

A South Korean study may contribute to the improvement of personalized therapeutic outcomes for rheumatoid arthritis by expanding the scope of molecular imaging.

The Surprising Link Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Huntington’s Disease

September 14, 2018

A new study on the overlap between the causes of rheumatoid arthritis and Huntington’s disease opens up new therapeutic targets and drugs for both conditions.