Autoimmune diseases are conditions in which the immune system becomes unbalanced and turns on the body instead of protecting it.
Mounting research suggests our quest to be clean might make children sicker, not healthier.
Sunshine and the vitamin D it delivers play a key role in your health.
The discovery could lead to new therapeutic approaches to a wide range of illnesses, including asthma, inflammatory bowel disease and psoriasis.
A four-year grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute will help OMRF researcher Courtney Montgomery and her team determine the roles of specific immune cells associated with sarcoidosis.
The project will focus on comparing certain immune cells in patients with Sjögren’s to those of healthy controls.