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auto-immune

[ˌɔːtəʊɪˈmjuːn] ADJautoinmune
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This new program will focus on an undisclosed, first-in-class monoclonal antibody targeting a specific cell surface marker implicated in an auto-immune ultra-orphan disease that primarily affects children.
Dr Badsha said she sees around 3,000 patients each year, adding that around 60 per cent of auto-immune arthritis are found in women aged 45 and above.
The company continues to accrue patients in two phase two clinical trials for bertilimumab, a first-in-class monoclonal antibody targeting eotaxin-1: an open label 10 patient trial in the treatment of bullous pemphigoid, an orphan auto-immune dermatological condition, and a double-blind, placebo-controlled, 42 patient trial in moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis, a gastrointestinal inflammatory condition.
As Patron of the Association, my congratulations go to Dr Lois Beckwith and her husband Dr Peter Talbot and their dedicated sub-committee who compiled this book about Lupus and other auto-immune diseases.
The auto-immune illness is estimated to affect 46,000 people in Ireland.
A LOCAL group raising money for auto-immune diseases has marked its third year of charity challenges.
According to researchers, multiple Sclerosis is a chronic progressive auto-immune disease in which the body's own immune system attacks the nervous tissue, potentially resulting in movement disorders, Health news reported.
USPRwire, Sun Feb 21 2016] GlobalData's Medical Devices sector report, "Auto-Immune Diseases - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2015" provides an overview of Auto-Immune Diseases currently in pipeline stage.
The former president said in a statement Sunday that he will continue to receive doses of Keytruda, a recently approved auto-immune drug to help his body seek out cancer cells in his body.
But the fact that MS varies so much from patient to patient is what makes it difficult for people to get the support they need and it is easy to feel lost and isolated," she says, noting that lack of awareness the debilitating auto-immune disorder is one of the biggest challenges in the fight against the disease.
The reality of narcolepsy is not widely known but now Mitch hopes his story can shed some light on the auto-immune condition which affects just 170 people in Ireland.
Thus pre-treatment assessment of auto-antibodies in newly diagnosed cases of chronic hepatitis B or hepatitis C infection may provide beneficial information on the future occurrence of auto-immune responses in these patients.