News tagged with autoimmune conditions

Pinpointing the origins of arthritis

(Medical Xpress) -- A large, RIKEN-led, international team of genome researchers has found nine new associations of gene regions or loci with the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis. The loci, found in ...

Aug 17, 2012
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Protein may be key to psoriasis and wound care

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder in which skin cells proliferate out of control. For some hard-to-heal wounds, the problem is just the opposite: Restorative skin cells don't grow well or fast enough. In a paper published ...

Jun 21, 2012
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A physician's guide for anti-vaccine parents

In the limited time of an office visit, how can a primary care physician make the case to parents that their child should be vaccinated? During National Infant Immunization Week, a Mayo Clinic vaccine expert and a pediatrician ...

Apr 23, 2012
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