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Study links autoimmune disorder to male infertility

Investigators have found that the absence of autoimmune regulator (Aire) in mice results in fertility problems similar to those affecting men with autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I (APS-1). Aire-dependent central tolerance plays a critical role in maintaining male fertility by … Continue reading

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New podcast on autoimmune diseases and infertility

Autoimmune diseases such as celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, lupus and inflammatory bowel disease, seem to be on the rise in the past 20 years. Might these diseases be associated with infertility? In our latest podcast, Dr. Alan Martinez discusses autoimmune … Continue reading

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New hope for women with lupus

Lupus, an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system attacks its own tissue, mostly strikes women in their 20s or 30s—during their peak childbearing years. Typically, these women were told that becoming pregnant was unsafe. But new research shows … Continue reading

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