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  • noun Plural form of autoantibody.

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  • Antibodies that turn on one’s own tissue are known as autoantibodies—antibodies meaning “fighter cells,” auto literally meaning “self.”

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Smokers, for instance, tend to have higher levels of "autoantibodies" -- immune defenses that are mistakenly aimed at the body's own cells.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3 HealthDay News -- A blood test that screens for certain markers in the blood called "autoantibodies" is showing promise in diagnosing Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.

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  • These antibodies, called autoantibodies, target a person's own molecules and tissues.

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  • However, in autoimmune diseases like lupus, antibodies are produced that cannot tell the difference between those foreign particles and the healthy tissues of the body (these are called autoantibodies).

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  • Benlysta reduces the disease's level of activity by inhibiting a bodily protein called the B-lymphocyte stimulator, which at elevated levels can contribute to the creation of autoantibodies.

    FDA approves new drug to treat lupus

  • APS is an autoimmune disorder in which autoantibodies are directed against phospholipid-protein complexes.

    Immunology Lab

  • This increases the likelihood that the immune system will go into erratic overdrive, that mistakes will be made and autoantibodies will attack the body itself.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The frequently long time frame between getting a vaccine and developing autoantibodies as a result can make it hard to cast such associations as cause and effect.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Typically, one or two autoantibodies appeared ten years prior to disease, more appeared two to five years prior to disease, and several more appeared like a final drum roll just a few months before the patient experienced the first symptoms of lupus.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

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