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autoimmunization

[¦ȯd·ō‚i·myə·nə′zā·shən]
(immunology)
Immunization obtained by natural processes within the body.
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According to American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA), autoimmune diseases are caused by functional turbulence caused to immune system.
Associated autoimmune disorders were seen in 23% of cases and were mainly diabetes mellitus, autoimmune thyroid disease, alopecia areata and eczemas.
She was also afflicted by a number of other autoimmune and chronic disorders.
In a reverse example, he found that the apparent male predominance of several autoimmune diseases resulting from silica exposure could reflect males' dominating the occtipations where this exposure tends to occur (e.
Like allergies, autoimmune diseases can range from mild to life-threatening.
In a study of 13 people with autoimmune disorders, the researchers found that a person with Crohn's disease and one with rheumatoid arthritis had genetic mutations inactivating the enzyme.
Lung problems are extremely common in patients with autoimmune diseases.
The value of taking a global, collective view of autoimmune diseases is particularly obvious in the research and development setting, said Dr.
Your body's immune system protects you from disease and infection, but when you have an autoimmune disease, your immune system attacks the body.
When the team disabled the autoimmune regulator, the AIRE gene that suppresses autoimmune diseases, immune cells began attacking pancreatic cells secreting digestive enzymes, sparing the mice from type I diabetes, they said.
Autoimmune diseases are the medical equivalent of friendly fire in the military.