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New Discovery About Ancient Herb Previous studies have shown that halofuginone protects against harmful Th17 cells without affecting other beneficial immune cells in mice. By triggering this response, researchers say halofuginone may also help them understand how the pathway affects autoimmune disorders and lead to better treatments.
New research shows that a certain antibody (disease-fighting part of the immune system) may serve as a marker for narcolepsy. Narcolepsy is a disabling sleep disorder that causes excessive daytime sleepiness and is linked to abnormal hormone concentrations and changes in nervous system activity.
German researchers today unveiled the results of a study on a new procedure that safely resets a multiple sclerosis (MS) patient's immune system. It can reduce the body's attacks on the protective myelin sheath that insulates nerve cells in the brain.
Immune tolerance is achieved under conditions that suppress the immune reaction and is not just the absence of a immune response. Immune tolerance can be defined as a state in which a T cell can no longer respond to antigen.
The researchers noted that diseases such as Parkinson's and Lewy body dementia are characterized by the abnormal accumulation of this protein. The researchers said the high blood pressure drug candesartan and an experimental drug both reduce the immune response triggered by the protein.