T-cell aging in rheumatoid arthritis.

Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW With progressive age, the immune system and the propensity for abnormal immunity change fundamentally. Individuals greater than 50 years of age are not only more susceptible to infection and cancer, but also at higher risk for chronic inflammation and immune-mediated tissue damage. The process of immunosenescence is accelerated in… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BOR.0000000000000011

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