autoimmune autoimmune  /ˌɔ ˈtɔ ɪm jun/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the immune response of the body against substance normally present in the body

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Eat less protein if you have liver or kidney problems, allergies or autoimmune disease.
  2. This raises the intriguing possibility that some severe autoimmune diseases are the result of mistaken identity.
  3. A new, more targeted approach to treating autoimmune disorders may stop Type 1 diabetes.

News

  1. Questcor will pay at least $135M for Novartis drug

    Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Tuesday it will pay at least $135 million to buy an autoimmune and inflammatory disease drug made by Novartis AG, sending its shares surging in morning trading. Questcor ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Global Autoimmune Disease Diagnostics Market

    NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Autoimmune Disease Diagnostics Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p01356550/Global-Autoimmune-Disease-Diagnostics-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Diagnostics ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Autoimmune Disease Association's "Autoimmune Walk" 2013 Schedule Announced

    Celebrity autoimmune disease advocates and "virtual walkers" pitch-in with support.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Newswise

Quotes

  1. "The NLR family has clear links to human disease," Ulevitch said. "Out of the more than 20 proteins in the NLR family, several mutations are linked to diseases that involve chronic inflammation or autoimmune consequences. Up to now, there has...
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: Richard Ulevitch Source: EurekAlert (press release)

  2. "Nobody at Merck, the CDC or FDA knows if the injection of Gardasil into all pre-teen girls - especially simultaneously with hepatitis B vaccine - will make some of them more likely to develop arthritis or other inflammatory autoimmune and brain...
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: Barbara Loe Fisher Source: Lifesite

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