Medical research

'Wimpy' antibody protects against kidney disease in mice

An antibody abundant in mice and previously thought to offer poor assistance in fighting against infection may actually play a key role in keeping immune responses in check and preventing more serious self-inflicted forms ...

Immunology

Network of experts join forces to fight myasthenia gravis

Collaboration between research groups is key in tackling rare diseases such as auto-immune disease myasthenia gravis (MG). Indeed, the rarity of the disease means that it can be difficult to collect enough samples of blood ...

Genetics

Mapping reveals 110 multiple sclerosis risk genes

Norwegian researchers have mapped genetic variations associated with an increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) and myasthenia gravis (MG), bringing science one step closer to understanding these serious autoimmune disorders.

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