A Closer Look at the Environmental Triggers of Autoimmune Disease

A Closer Look at the Environmental Triggers of Autoimmune Disease

The world of autoimmune disease is broad and complex, with many mysteries still lurking. With over 100 types of autoimmune diseases identified, medical researchers are constantly seeking to gain a better understanding of how, when and why these conditions are triggered. While many diseases, in general, are associated with genetics, the onset of symptoms associated […]

Autoimmune Disease Joins the Conversation During Men’s Health Month

Autoimmune Disease Joins the Conversation During Men’s Health Month

Autoimmune disease (AD), a condition in which one’s immune system mistakenly attacks the body’s own healthy cells, is currently reported to affect 50 million Americans today. So why is AD virtually absent from the discussion during Men’s Health Month? Autoimmune disease is disproportionately prevalent among women – which account for more than 75 percent of […]

Stem-Cell Therapy May Lead to Cure for MS

Stem-Cell Therapy May Lead to Cure for MS

Stem-cell therapy conducted by doctors in Canada has resulted in a breakthrough in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) and may lead them to find a cure for the debilitating disease. The experimental treatment was conducted on patients who had advanced forms of the disease. However, the clinical trial was successful in stopping and, in some cases, […]