A rheumatologist explains why it takes so long to diagnose an autoimmune disease like lupus or rheumatoid arthritis, how doctors can treat your symptoms and why you need ongoing monitoring.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series “The Short Answer.” Rheumatologist Chad Deal, MD, explains help for dryness from Sjögren’s.
An endocrinologist shares five surprising facts about this autoimmune condition, which can strike at any age, but is most often found in your 40s, 50s or 60s.
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Scleroderma most often affects the skin. But the disease also can affect many other parts of the body, including the digestive system, lungs, kidneys, heart, blood vessels, muscles and joints.
Many people with active lupus feel poor in general and experience fever, weight loss and tiredness. People with lupus also develop specific problems when the immune system attacks a particular organ or area in the body.
Surprising as it sounds, the vast majority of patients with non-specific abdominal pain – such as mild diarrhea or lactose intolerance – do not have celiac disease.
Hands down, a mother’s breast milk is the best food for baby. Breast milk is always available, helps your baby’s brain to develop and keeps your baby healthy through adulthood. Now a new study shows that there may be another solid reason to strongly consider breastfeeding your child: protection against childhood leukemia. A new Israeli study finds … Read More
Why women who don’t drink can still get cirrhosis and other types of liver disease. Our expert explains.
Researchers may be a step closer to helping doctors to identify children born with a higher risk for Celiac disease, which ultimately could result in earlier treatment and fewer complications from the disorder. A new study points to a possible way to tell which babies are predisposed to developing the auto-immune disorder. In the study, researchers from Children’s … Read More