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Turmeric and avocado scrambled eggs Functional foods such as eggs contain a variety of essential nutrients and vital components including egg proteins, phospholipids, lutein and zeaxanthin that curb inflammation. The vitamin D present in the eggs modulates the inflammatory response in rheumatoid arthritis. Turmeric is a brilliant yellow spice common in Indian cuisine that you can find in...

Given that many autoimmune conditions degrade joints, this is a situation that many patients face. Unfortunately, there is no clear consensus among clinical practice relating to perioperative use of immunosuppressants.  Each patient should go over the options with both their surgeon and rheumatologist. The following...

Lupus erythematosus is collection of autoimmune diseases in which the body mistakenly identifies its own cells as foreign and launches an immune response. Lupus results in a multitude of symptoms that often differ from patient to patient and range from mild to severe. Symptoms generally...

Mohamed Khass, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow in the Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology at the University of Alabama. A strong research background in numerous areas including pharmacology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and immunology has not only created a researcher capable of unique insights from...