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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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The Global Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market size is expected to reach $149.4 billion by 2025, rising at a market growth of 4.34% CAGR during the forecast period.
In autoimmune disease, instead of defending the body, the immune system makes autoantibodies that attack normal cells.
The Power of Honest Medicine: LDN, an Inexpensive Alternative to the Costly, Toxic Medications Doctors Prescribe for Autoimmune and Other Diseases is an intelligent tour through the science and day-to-day use of low-dose naltrexone (LDN) by doctors and patients.
Results of the Cunningham Panel assist physicians in determining the likelihood that a patient's neuropsychiatric symptoms are due to an infection-triggered autoimmune response, rather than a primary psychiatric disorder.
What causes an immune system to attack its own healthy cells is still largely unknown, but according to the National Institutes of Health, "There is a growing consensus that autoimmune diseases likely result from interactions between genetic and environmental factors."
In our study, out of 47 cases of autoimmune hypothyroidism detected, primigravida constituted 16 patients and multigravida 31 patients.
The researchers matched 59,627 patients who received the herpes zoster vaccine with 119,254 unvaccinated patients, based on age, sex, race, calendar year, autoimmune disease type, and use of autoimmune drugs (biologics, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs, and glucocorticoids).
A company spokesperson stated that, "At Rx AIP Meals, we set out to tackle Autoimmune Diseases and a well thought out Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Meal Plan is the first step in that process.
Multiple autoimmune syndrome (MAS) is co-occurrence of three or more definite autoimmune diseases in the same patient, and is being increasingly reported.1 These patients usually have one dermatological condition.
The serologies of the hepatotropic viruses (HAV, HBV, HCV) as well as the most common antibodies associated with autoimmune hepatitis (ASMA, anti-LKM1, anti-SLA, and anti-LP) were negative.
A new study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) found no increased risk of autoimmune disorders in girls who received quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV4) vaccination, adding to the body of evidence for the safety of the vaccine.