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Ageing, autoimmunity and arthritis


  1. It is widely accepted that cell-mediated immune functions decline with age, rendering an individual more susceptible to infection and possibly cancer, as well as to age-associated autoimmune diseases. The exac...

    Authors: Tamàs Fülöp Jr, Anis Larbi, Gilles Dupuis and Graham Pawelec
    Citation: Arthritis Res Ther 2003 5:290
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), like many other autoimmune syndromes, is a disease of adults, with the highest incidence rates reported in the elderly. The immune system undergoes profound changes with advancing ag...

    Authors: Jörg J Goronzy and Cornelia M Weyand
    Citation: Arthritis Res Ther 2003 5:225