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New Hope For Vaccine To Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis, Other Autoimmune Diseases

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October 29, 2002
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American Society For Technion - Israel Institute Of Technology
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Promising animal test results that could lead to a vaccine to fight rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune diseases were announced by researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. The vaccine reversed an arthritic-like disease in rats by mobilizing part of the immune system to protect joints under attack by other immune cells. The work was reported in two related papers in the September Journal of Immunology.

HAIFA, Israel and NEW YORK, N.Y., October 28, 2002 -- Promising animal test results that could lead to a vaccine to fight rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune diseases were announced by researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. The vaccine reversed an arthritic-like disease in rats by mobilizing part of the immune system to protect joints under attack by other immune cells. The work was reported in two related papers in the September Journal of Immunology.


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American Society For Technion - Israel Institute Of Technology. "New Hope For Vaccine To Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis, Other Autoimmune Diseases." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 29 October 2002. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/10/021029065905.htm>.
American Society For Technion - Israel Institute Of Technology. (2002, October 29). New Hope For Vaccine To Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis, Other Autoimmune Diseases. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 23, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/10/021029065905.htm
American Society For Technion - Israel Institute Of Technology. "New Hope For Vaccine To Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis, Other Autoimmune Diseases." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/10/021029065905.htm (accessed April 23, 2014).

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