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(Boston Children's Hospital) Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have discovered that rogue immune cells trigger an 'override' of the body's tolerance to its tissues, launching the vicious cycle of autoimmune disease. Could blocking these rogue cells help treat autoimmune diseases like lupus?
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