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Trigger for autoimmune disease identified

Researchers at National Jewish Health have identified a trigger for autoimmune diseases such as lupus, Crohn's disease and multiple sclerosis. The findings, published in the April 2017 issue of Journal of Clinical Investigation, help explain why women suffer autoimmune disease more frequently than men, and suggest a therapeutic target to prevent autoimmune disease in humans.

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Thank you I spotted this too! 😉 Very interesting.


Can get into the site.looks like docs only?


It is not for doctors but anyone. It is probably more unusual in that there is a great deal of information for patients, carers and doctors. Information is "power" that is it allows us to understand our conditions better and make informed decisions.

You will need to register ie Create an Account. Registration is not difficult but not automatic because I want to stop spammers and others who plague forums! It must be a safe-space.

Please use this date format: nn-nn-nnnn where n=number. You must use the "-" separator eg DOB is 4 April 1987 will be 04-04-1987

If you have any problems, email me with your details and I will validate your account: roz@lupus-support.org.uk

With good wishes,



I have also sent you a private message explaining the LUpus Message Board.

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Thank you


Whatever I can do to help!

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