Eating seafood increases risk of autoimmune disorder

 Exposure to mercury through seafood could increase the risk of autoimmune disorders, especially among women of childbearing age, a study says.

Pregnant dust ring now `delivering` new planets

As you sip your cup of tea on a chilly morning, an enormous ring of dust and gas - encircling a distant star - may be giving births to new planets at this very moment.

Selena Gomez gets Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato support after Lupus reports

Selena Gomez has posted a photo of herself, Taylor Swift and Demi Lovato sharing a Facetime moment on Instagram, following reports of her suffering from Lupus.

New drug to combat auto-immune diseases

A newly-developed drug could kill rebellious immune cells, which prey on the tissues instead of defending them, causing auto-immune diseases such as type-1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

Vitamin D deficiency `worsens lupus`

People suffering from lupus -- an autoimmune disease -- are likely to experience more severe symptoms if their vitamin D levels are low, says a new study.

Breakthrough paves way for curing auto-immune disease

Systemic lupus erythematosus is a systemic auto-immune disease that can affect any part of the body.