Autoimmune Diseases

Common Name(s)

Autoimmune Diseases

Description for this condition is not yet available.
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Autoimmune Diseases" for support, advocacy or research.

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American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc.

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association is the nation's only organization dedicated to bringing a national focus to autoimmunity as a category of disease and a major women's health issue and to promoting a collaborative research effort in order to find better treatments and a cure for all autoimmune diseases.

Last Updated: 12 May 2010

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APS Foundation of America, Inc.

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, public awareness, research and patient services in an effective and ethical manner.

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013

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Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2013

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International Scleroderma Network

Our mission is to provide stellar worldwide research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses.

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2010

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Autoimmune Diseases" for support, advocacy or research.

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American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc.

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association is the nation's only organization dedicated to bringing a national focus to autoimmunity as a category of disease and a major women's health issue and to promoting a collaborative research effort in order to find better treatments and a cure for all autoimmune diseases.

http://www.aarda.org

Last Updated: 12 May 2010

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APS Foundation of America, Inc.

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, public awareness, research and patient services in an effective and ethical manner.

http://www.apsfa.org

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013

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Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

http://www.agmd-gimotility.org

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2013

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International Scleroderma Network

Our mission is to provide stellar worldwide research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses.

http://www.sclero.org/

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2010

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General Resources

APS Foundation of America, Inc Fan Page

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is the leading United States nonprofit health agency dedicated to bringing national awareness to Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS).

Updated 13 Nov 2012

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Blogs

APS Friends & Support Forum

Are you looking for Support for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, APS, APLS, APLA, Hughes Syndrome, or Sticky Blood? Well you've come to the right place! This is an private forum for people who have Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, friends, fam

Updated 13 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Autoimmune Diseases" returned 416 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Detection of autoantibodies in autoimmune bullous skin diseases: can we do better?
 

Author(s): Sharon Baum, Yaron Zafrir, Aviv Barzilai

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2014 Apr;16(4):244-5.

 

Last Updated: 19 May 2014

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Rare variants in the TREX1 gene and susceptibility to autoimmune diseases.
 

Author(s): Nadia Barizzone, Sara Monti, Simona Mellone, Michela Godi, Maurizio Marchini, Raffaella Scorza, Maria G Danieli, Sandra D'Alfonso

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2013 ;2013():471703.

 

TREX1 (DNase III) is an exonuclease involved in response to oxidative stress and apoptosis. Heterozygous mutations in TREX1 were previously observed in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and Sjögren's syndrome (SS). We performed a mutational analysis of the TREX1 gene ...

Last Updated: 13 Nov 2013

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Role of environment and sex differences in the development of autoimmune diseases: a roundtable meeting report.
 

Author(s): Monica P Mallampalli, Erika Davies, Debra Wood, Hillary Robertson, Federica Polato, Christine L Carter

Journal: J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2013 Jul;22(7):578-86.

 

Autoimmune diseases (ADs) impose substantial health and financial burdens in the United States and in many parts of the world. Women are disproportionately affected by many of these disorders, which often contribute to lifelong disabilities. While the number of patients with some ...

Last Updated: 8 Jul 2013

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Autoimmune Diseases" returned 268 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The nuclear γ-H2AX apoptotic ring: implications for cancers and autoimmune diseases.
 

Author(s): Stéphanie Solier, Yves Pommier

Journal: Cell. Mol. Life Sci.. 2014 Jun;71(12):2289-97.

 

Apoptosis is a fundamental process for metazoan development. It is also relevant to the pathophysiology of immune diseases and cancers and to the outcome of cancer chemotherapies, as well as being a target for cancer therapies. Apoptosis involves intrinsic pathways typically initiated ...

Last Updated: 23 May 2014

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Modulation of autoimmune diseases by interleukin (IL)-17 producing regulatory T helper (Th17) cells.
 

Author(s): Bhagirath Singh, Jordan Ari Schwartz, Christian Sandrock, Stacey M Bellemore, Enayat Nikoopour

Journal: Indian J. Med. Res.. 2013 Nov;138(5):591-4.

 

Following the discovery of interleukin (IL)-17 producing T helper (Th17) cells as a distinct lineage of CD4+ T helper cells it became clear that these cells play an important role in the host defense against extracellular fungal and bacterial pathogens and participate in the pathogenesis ...

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2014

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Immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, X-linked (IPEX) and IPEX-related disorders: an evolving web of heritable autoimmune diseases.
 

Author(s): James W Verbsky, Talal A Chatila

Journal: Curr. Opin. Pediatr.. 2013 Dec;25(6):708-14.

 

To summarize recent progress in our understanding of immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, X-linked (IPEX) and IPEX-related disorders.

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells From Adipose Tissue in Patients With Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Autoimmune Diseases; Immune System Diseases; Demyelinating Diseases; Nervous System Diseases; Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, CNS; Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System

 

Last Updated: 21 Sep 2010

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Use of Cross-linked Donor Corneas as Carriers for the Boston Keratoprosthesis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chemical Injuries; Unspecified Complication of Corneal Transplant; Autoimmune Diseases; Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid; Stevens Johnson Syndrome; Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Other Autoimmune Diseases

 

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2013

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Identification of Correlations Between Reaction to Biotine and Autoimmune Diseases
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Autoimmune Disease

 

Last Updated: 3 Sep 2013

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