Author: ANRF

An important cell in our immune response arsenal is the B cell, a white blood cell that fights infection by producing antibodies. However, if the B cell homeostasis is disrupted some of the cells may produce auto-antibodies which attack host tissue. Dr Tam Quach, an instructor...

Our gut acts as a reservoir for trillions of commensal microbiotas (organisms that derive food and other benefits without harming or benefitting their host). In healthy individuals these microorganisms do not elicit a pathological immune response. This relationship has developed over millennia with co-evolution occurring. Diet and environmental influences today...

We have all heard or been told at one point “you are what you eat.” A healthy well-balanced diet is important for all of us, but did you know as an arthritis or autoimmune patient that this saying is particularly apt? The importance of the medication and therapeutics prescribed...