• ALS may be linked to both the immune and central nervous systems

    11 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    The immune system may play a fundamental role along with the central nervous system in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , also known as 'Lou Gehrig's disease,' researchers report.
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  • Hair-raising research: Scientists find surprising link between immune system, hair growth

    11 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Scientists have uncovered an unexpected molecular target of a common treatment for alopecia, a condition in which a person's immune system attacks their own hair follicles, causing hair loss. The findings describe how immune cells called regulatory T cells interact with skin cells using a hormone as a messenger to generate new hair follicles and hair growth.
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