Autoimmune diseases–prevention and control (quick bibliography)

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Quick bibliography: 5 reviews on the prevention and control of autoimmune diseases.

“An autoimmune disorder is a malfunction of the body’s immune system that causes the body to attack its own tissues. ” See the Merck Manual for background information.

Classic review:

Davidson, Anne & Diamond, B. (2001). Autoimmune diseases. The New England Journal of Medicine, 345 (5), 340-350. [PDF] [Cited by]

Recent reviews:

Alexandre-Silva, G., Brito-Souza, P., Oliveira, A. C. S., Cerni, F. A., Zottich, U., & Pucca, M. B. (2018). The hygiene hypothesis at a glance: Early exposures, immune mechanism and novel therapies. Acta Tropica, 188, 16-26.  [Cited by]

Harnett, M. M., & Harnett, W. (2017). Can parasitic worms cure the modern world’s ills? Trends in Parasitology, 33 (9), 694-705.  [PDF] [Cited by]

Sassi, F., Tamone, C., & D’Amelio, P. (2018). Vitamin D: Nutrient, hormone, and immunomodulator. Nutrients, 10 (11), 1656. [PDF] [Cited by]

Shakya, A. K., & Nandakumar, K. S. (2018). Antigen-specific tolerization and targeted delivery as therapeutic strategies for autoimmune diseases. Trends in Biotechnology, 36 (7), 686-699.  [Cited by]

For additional research about autoimmune disorders, please see the Science Primary Literature Database.

To find additional information, search autoimmune (copy & paste into the “Description” search box) in the Science Primary Literature Database.

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