Home > Medical > Immune Disorders Can surgery trigger rare muscle disorder? Research shows the likelihood of developing postoperative Guillain-Barre syndrome remains slight. What is Crohn's disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic disorder that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, resulting in diarrhoea, or frequent, loose, watery stools. Grave's disease Grave's disease is an auto-immune syndrome consisting of an overactive thyroid gland. Latest in Immune Disorders Gender differences in mast cells can explain why we are more susceptible to immunological diseases Differences in biological sex can dictate our lifelong disease patterns, according to a new study. Can surgery trigger rare muscle disorder? Research shows the likelihood of developing postoperative Guillain-Barre syndrome remains slight. 10 facts about autoimmune diseases Autoimmune diseases (AIs) develop when the body’s immune system mistakes healthy cells for harmful foreign ones and attacks them. Scientists spot antibody that might help diagnose, treat autoimmune disorders MOG antibodies damage the protective covering (myelin sheath) that surrounds nerve fibres in the brain, optic nerves and spinal cord, which means that messages can't be passed along these nerves. load more From our sponsor SPONSORED: Can you boost your immune system?