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Researchers Look at Causes of Autoimmune Diseases

July 14, 2012

Autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, type I diabetes, lupus and celiac disease are on the rise and researchers are looking into environmental surroundings as a possible cause.

According to a number of studies conducted by the Mayo Clinic, American Diabetes Association and the National Institutes of Health, autoimmune diseases are being diagnosed at rapid rates.

“It has been reported that autoimmune disease is on the rise. There has been an unexplainable increase in incidents of celiac disease, lupus and Type 1 diabetes,” said Virginia T. Ladd, president and executive director of the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association.

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Source: Standard.net


Researchers Look at Causes of Autoimmune Diseases

July 14, 2012

Autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, type I diabetes, lupus and celiac disease are on the rise and researchers are looking into environmental surroundings as a possible cause.

According to a number of studies conducted by the Mayo Clinic, American Diabetes Association and the National Institutes of Health, autoimmune diseases are being diagnosed at rapid rates.

“It has been reported that autoimmune disease is on the rise. There has been an unexplainable increase in incidents of celiac disease, lupus and Type 1 diabetes,” said Virginia T. Ladd, president and executive director of the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association.

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Source: Standard.net