Tag Archives: Immune

Medical News Today: Could this unusual immune cell be the cause of type 1 diabetes?

Recent research has uncovered an unusual type of white blood cell that could be the main driver of autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes. New research suggests that a hybrid cell may be behind type 1 diabetes. Many experts believe that type 1 diabetes is a type of condition that occurs when the immune system attacks… Read More »

The immune system's fountain of youth

If only we could keep our bodies young, healthy and energetic, even as we attain the wisdom of our years. New research at the Weizmann Institute of Science suggests this dream could be at least partly obtainable in the future. The results of this research, led by Prof. Valery Krizhanovsky and Dr. Yossi Ovadya in… Read More »

Runaway Immune System May Play Role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Print this page MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 — Researchers say they’ve pinpointed a possible culprit in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), reporting that an overactive immune system might send the entire body into an overwhelming state of exhaustion. “For the first time, we have shown that people who are prone to develop a CFS-like illness have… Read More »