A major breakthrough in the study of autoimmune diseases – in the form of an experimental vaccine that prevents rheumatoid arthritis – is reported in a leading academic journal.
Rheumatoid arthritis occurs when the body’s immune system attacks and breaks down healthy tissue – usually the lining of joints in the hands, wrists, ankles and knees. It affects as many as 1% of the global population, there is no cure and we don’t know exactly what brings it on.
Cartilage cells from the nasal septum can help repair cartilage injuries in the knee and may counteract osteoarthritis inflammation in the knee.
Thyroid autoimmune disease should be investigated in people who have fibromyalgia, says a new review of the evidence.Continue reading