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New drug to combat autoimmune diseases.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 12:39 PM

New drug to combat autoimmune diseases.

A newly-developed drug could kill rebellious immune cells, which cause autoimmune diseases such as type-1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Bax and Bak activity can be regenerated by a new class of potential anti-cancer agents, called BH3-mimetics, which are undergoing clinical trials for certain types of leukaemia. The Times of India. 01/28/13.

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