Giving flies a choice of foods changes the chemical messaging in their brain that is responsible for coordinating metabolism, shortening their lifespan as a result.
A meta-analysis of lupus finds the disease is less common than previously thought, but disproportionally affects women and racial and ethnic minorities of both sexes.
National Research Effort Discovers Relationship Between Inflammation, Metabolism and Scleroderma Scarring
Study finds NAD+ break down leads to multi organ scarring, providing now a previously undiscovered pathogenic role of the enzyme CD38 in disease scarring.
The main bioactive compound of ginger root lowers autoantibody production and helps halt disease progression in mice with antiphospholipid syndrome and lupus.
The liver siphons critical immune cells to render immunotherapy ineffective; radiation to the liver may block this process.
Researchers discover protein that regulates the gene expression for influential immune cells, paving a path for novel targets to treat inflammatory and allergic diseases.