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autoimmune disease

Anthrax Vaccine: Retired Marine sergeant major seeks answers for illness

“There are a lot of people just like me who are sick,” Hines said. “We’re broken, and we want to know how to get ourselves fixed. We want answers. But we haven’t gotten any.” In the four years since, the 46-year-old Lithia resident’s...
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Immunorepertoire: New slant on personalized medicine

Han is comparing the immunorepertoires of healthy and sick people to see if diseases leave certain signatures, and has found that they do. People with ailments have a severely reduced immunorepertoire compared to healthy people – their complement of antibodies is much less...
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AGENT ORANGE/DIOXIN COMMITTEE REPORT: Operation Flyswatter

Malathion is the name of an organophosphate insecticide used in Vietnam to combat mosquitoes. Organophosphates were first developed in the late 1930s by Nazi Germany as chemical warfare agents (nerve gas). VX nerve gas and Sarin gas are well-known examples. Organophosphates...
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Research: New Drug Target For Lupus Revealed by Researchers

According to the scientists, the absence of a certain molecule with signalling properties found inside immune cells, can be linked to a slower developing process of autoimmunity in laboratory mice suffering from lupus. Researchers report that these mice suffered less damage to...
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