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These chemicals, formed as by-products of chemical processes, can cause cancer and reproductive and immune system disorders in humans.
Even if a connection between vaccinations and immune system disorders were firmly established, few people would suggest halting vaccination programs: Only a small fraction of children develop autoimmune diseases, whereas millions of children evade disease via vaccination.
At first doctors were stumped, but then a battery of tests detected what they had feared: Layne had suffered from a rare immune system disorder.
Thalidomide, a nausea-fighting sedative synthesized during the 1950s but never approved for use in the United States because of its fetus-harming effects, is spawning a new generation of drugs that can treat inflammation and immune system disorders (SN: 12/24&31/94, p.
Patients with X-linked lymphoproliferative disorder, known as "Duncan's syndrome," have a lethal immune system disorder that prevents them from fighting Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), a common virus that afflicts about 90 percent of the U.
Genzyme's commitment to innovation continues today with a substantial research and development program focused on genetic diseases, immune system disorders, heart disease, and cancer.
We are pleased these outstanding scientists have joined us, and look forward to their many contributions as we develop pharmaceuticals for the treatment of inflammatory and immune system disorders.
IVIG is used to treat patients with certain immune system disorders, and North American sales of IVIG products currently exceed $1 billion.