What are autoimmune diseases? How common are autoimmune diseases? Who gets autoimmune diseases? What autoimmune diseases affect women, and what are their symptoms?
WebMD explains immune system disorders like asthma and rheumatoid arthritis, including causes and treatments.
Autoimmune disease affects up to 50 million Americans, according to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association.
Autoimmune diseases arise from an abnormal immune response of the body against substances and tissues normally present in the body (autoimmunity).
WebMD explains what makes RA an autoimmune disease. Learn what autoimmune diseases are and how changes involving your immune system lead to RA.
Autoimmunity and Women. Taken together, autoimmune diseases strike women three times more than men. Some diseases have an even higher incidence in women.
Autoimmune diseases: Introduction. Autoimmune diseases: The word "auto" is the Greek word for self. The immune system is a complicated network of cells and cell ...
Regulatory T cells. One of the components of the immune system is the regulatory T cells. These help regulate the immune system. When autoimmune disorders occur ...
Autoimmune Diseases Understanding Autoimmune Diseases. PDF version of this document [PDF - 154 KB] October 2012. When an intruder invades your body—like a cold ...
au·to·im·mune (aw'tō-i-mūn'), Term describing cells and antibodies arising from and directed against the individual's own tissues, as in autoimmune disease.