New Approach Could Treat MS, Other Autoimmune Diseases
Delicious Reddit

NOVEMBER 19, 2012
Maggie Fox, NBC News

Currently, the main treatment is to suppress the immune system, an approach that can leave patients vulnerable to infections and cancer. The new treatment re-educates the immune cells so they stop the attacks. The approach uses tiny little balls called nanoparticles made of the same material used to make surgical sutures that dissolve harmlessly in the body. They’re attached to little bits of the protein that the immune cells are attacking, the researchers report in Sunday’s issue of the journal Nature Biotechnology.
Read more: Happy News