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6 Signs You Have a Gluten Intolerance

There is a huge fad component to the gluten-free movement. However, many people genuinely cannot tolerate it, even without celiac disease. The problem is they don’t realize it and then live with the symptoms as though it’s normal. Many people … Continue reading

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Felty’s disease story

Felty’s Syndrome disease has left me in a constant state of isolation from everything. What started out as a normal Saturday morning became the source of many terrifying nightmares in a split second. I never saw the deer that slammed … Continue reading

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Pay attention to regular gastric and intestinal discomfort

It’s rare to meet a person on this planet who has not encountered a digestive upset in his or her life time. The digestive system is an important and complex structure of our body system. It is a very sensitive … Continue reading

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FDA approves biosimilar of J&J’s Remicade drug to treat autoimmune diseases

I thought this announcement was interesting since more competition might help lower the costs of Remicade and other new drugs hitting the market. Celltrion has secured approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Inflectra (infliximab-dyyb), a biosimilar … Continue reading

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Leaky Gut Got You Down? How to Reverse Autoimmune Disease

  A lot of info in this article, but bottom line is we have to watch our diets to help us cope. Fifty million Americans suffer from an autoimmune disease. That beats the number of people with cancer and heart … Continue reading

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Can Yoga be an aide to help fight your symptoms?

Yoga can be a powerful tool in your fight against autoimmune diseases. Patients have found relief and reduced their pain symptoms by practicing this type of exercise. Doctors recommend that you explore complimentary therapies such as yoga because many autoimmune … Continue reading

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More gluten free products brings pleasure for Celiac sufferers

The article below furthers my belief that the new “fad” in gluten free products is a boon to those of us who are really are intolerant to gluten. Years ago when I was diagnosed with Celiac I never thought would be … Continue reading

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New Drugs for Juvenile Arthritis leave Unanswered Questions

In recent years, several related classes of drugs, called biologics, have dramatically improved patient outlook for Juvenile Arthritis (JIA). JIA causes pain and swelling in one or many joints. In some cases, the eyes and internal organs can also swell; rashes … Continue reading

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Should we be testing drugs on mice?

This article by a researcher at Mass General Hospital in Boston makes one question a lot the research that is being done for autoimmune diseases.  Medical research has had remarkable success in finding new drugs for various diseases. Over the … Continue reading

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Biomedical engineer looks at new applications for novel lupus drug

Thought this article might be interesting to patients with Lupus: Expanding on his work with a new drug that successfully treated lupus in mice, a biomedical engineer at the University of Houston has received a $250,000 grant to expand his … Continue reading

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