Essays Tagged: "Autoimmunity"

The Immune System

system attacks and damages thesehealthy tissues. This reaction is called an autoimmune response or autoimmunity.The immune system is composed of many parts that work together to fightinfections when ...

(3 pages) 157 1 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Benefits, or Otherwise, of the Immune Response. Speaks also of Aids and cancer

an excessive but basically normal reaction - HYPERSENSITIVITY* and abnormal reaction against self - AUTOIMMUNITY* a failure to respond to an antigenic challenge - IMMUNODEFICIENCYThis latter type of d ...

(6 pages) 70 0 4.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


n what type of arthritis you have. It could be that the cartilage is wearing away, a lack of fluid, autoimmunity (your body attacking itself), infection, or a combination of many factors.Arthritis Res ...

(11 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays