Category Archives: Autoimmune

LUPUS AND CHILDREN

By | June 11, 2021

Systemic lupus in children and adolescents in ten key points: Editor: Dr. B. Bader-Meunier, Reference Center “Juvenile Arthritis”, Necker Hospital, Paris) Publisher: Drs Quartier (Reference Center “Juvenile Arthritis”, Paris), Dr. Ranchin (Pediatric Nephrology, Lyon) 1 What is Systemic Lupus? How is Lupus treated and supervised in children and adolescents? SLE is an autoimmune disease that can affect one… Read More »

WHY DO WOMEN HAVE MORE AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES THAN MEN?

By | June 11, 2021

Most are women, sometimes with a gender ratio of 9 women to 1 man, as in Lupus and Sjogren’s Syndrome. Why this female dominance? For a long time only female hormones (estrogen) were exposed, but this explanation was insufficient, since estrogen can even have an anti-inflammatory protective function under certain circumstances. Other interesting and original explanations have been… Read More »