Trigger Found for Autoimmune Heart Attacks

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 13:02 in Health & Medicine

People with type 1 diabetes, whose insulin-producing cells have been destroyed by the body's own immune system, are particularly vulnerable to a form of inflammatory heart disease caused by a different autoimmune reaction. Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center now have revealed the exact target of this other onslaught.

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