Autoimmune conditions occur due to the body’s immune system producing proteins (anti-nuclear antibodies) that fight certain healthy tissues and organs. Here, we'll discuss the most commonly occurring ones.
Scientists have known for a long time that people who have multiple sclerosis (MS) tend to have low vitamin D levels, but only recently has there been evidence that vitamin D supplements help the condition.
No-one really knows what CFS actually is, what causes it or how to treat it. Some doubt it even exists, while sufferers have no treatment except relief for some of the symptoms. But now,a team of Norwegian researchers might have the answers.
Read on to find out more information about Agammaglobulinemia and what this disease does to the immune system.
Here we will take a look at Hashimoto's Disease and find out everything there is to know about this baffling illness.
HIV can cause flu-like symptoms in the first few days after infection, but these symptoms are often ignored because they quickly go away. A new HIV test can offer results at an earlier stage of the disease that make faster treatment possible.
A "perfect storm" of conditions involving rapid growth, the sex trade and the railway system led to the current HIV epidemic, which has been traced back to 1920s Kinshasa, Congo.
Autoimmune diseases disproportionately affect women of childbearing age. How do these diseases impact female fertility and pregnancy, and how does pregnancy impact autoimmune diseases?
HIV treatment has come a long way, and infected people now have a higher chance of living a long and relatively healthy life than ever before. Still, you might be shocked when you hear that some people actually want the virus.
Is there any chance you could have become infected with HIV, recently or longer ago? Getting tested may be scary, but it's a whole lot easier than dying from AIDS.