Medical Futurist July 29, 2021
New digital health tech targeted to fight autoimmune diseases or their symptoms are diverse and creative. These often completely different illnesses, like type 1 diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosis, indicate an immune system dysfunction. Immune cells and mechanisms target the body’s own cells and structures, deconstructing it bit by bit and inducing inflammation.
An estimated 24-50 million people in the US alone are living with autoimmune conditions. It affects their day-to-day life, but scientists suggest people living with chronic conditions could also be more susceptible to pathogens like the coronavirus. Reducing symptoms and helping the body to overcome chronic inflammation is the key to a healthier, safer life.
Treating autoimmune diseases or reducing symptoms: old symptoms, new tech
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