Tag Archives: Immune

The Rheuma-Nomades

Until recently, rheumatoid arthritis was considered a pure autoimmune disease. Cytocine seemed to lure B- and T-lymphocytes to the joints. Researchers now show that the disease is rather similar to a metastasizing tumor. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Morpheus kicks Thanatos

If you treat yourself to little sleep you are not concentrated and you make mistakes. Why the immune system only works properly and effectively if you get enough sleep – science is only starting now to find out and to understand. Researchers bring light into the dark more...

Article by Erich Lederer
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Fetus hoists up Flag

During pregnancy mother and child close a non-aggression pact. For quite a while we know details about the control of the mother's immune system. Now researchers show how the control of an astonishing mature defense of the fetus functions works. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Checkmate for Auto-Antibodies

Researchers at the University Erlangen-Nuremberg want to use an enzyme to fight autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, arthritis or the systemic Lupus erythematodes. The special effect: Not the entire immune system will be suppressed, just the damaging more...

Article by Julia Hofmann
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