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Articles related to autoimmune disease

B cells
Feature: Hitting the Brakes When Cells Get out of Control
By creating a “traffic jam” in the transport pathway of B cells, researchers have found a potential drug target to slow the proliferation of cancerous cells.
Feature: Man flu is real, but women get more autoimmune diseases and allergies
Women have evolved to have stronger immunity than men. But this comes with downsides - women are more likely to have autoimmune diseases due to their "reactive" immune systems.