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Gut Reaction

Food poisoning may be the unwanted gift that keeps on giving — at least according to a new study. A startling discovery by UC...
Bowel Diseases

CD4 T Cells, Xenobiotic Transporters, and Metabolites in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Our immune system protects our bodies from numerous pathogenic microbes and toxins in the environment. The system comprises innate (non-specific) and adaptive (acquired) immunity....
Chronic Disease

Gut Reaction: Repeated Food Poisoning Triggers Chronic Disease

A startling discovery published today in the journal Science reveals how your past history of minor bacterial infections can add up with age to...
lemur

Lemur Study Highlights Role of Diet in Shaping Gut Microbiome

A study of the bacteria in the guts of three lemur species offers new insights into the role of diet in shaping these microbial...
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Scientists Zoom in on Genetic Culprits

Scientists have closed in on specific genes responsible for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) from a list of over 600 genes that were suspects for...
bowel disease

Gene That Affects Cell Power Supply May Hold Key to Bowel...

Blocking the gene harms vital parts of the cell and leads to bowel disease, while targeting these vital cell parts with drugs can reverse...
inflammatory bowel diseases

Leti Announces EU “New Deal” Project to Create Nanotherapy That Specifically...

An estimated 3 million people in Europe, mostly adolescents and young adults, have been diagnosed with inflammatory bowel diseases, which are chronic disorders of...
inflammatory bowel disease

Ingesting soy protein may ease severity of inflammatory bowel disease

A diet supplemented with soy protein may be an effective adjunct therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases, Penn State researchers reported after completing a study...
inflammatory bowel disease IBD

Yale researchers reveal role of gene in IBD

Inside a healthy gut, bacteria and immune cells maintain a delicate balance. If that balance is disturbed, a condition called inflammatory bowel disease or...
Crohn's disease

Risk Study Reveals New Precision Medicine Approach to Crohn’s and Colitis

Researchers have successfully identified biological signatures in pediatric patients with newly diagnosed Crohn's disease (CD) capable of predicting whether a child will develop disease-related...
Bowel Disease

Cell Death in Gut Implicated in Bowel Disease

The natural life cycle of cells that line the intestine is critical to preserving stable conditions in the gut, according to new research led...
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Microbiomes More in Flux in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are more likely to see dramatic shifts in the make-up of the community of microbes in their gut than...
Bacteria

Bacteria Links Crohn’s Disease, Arthritis, Researchers Find

Patients with Crohn’s disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes abdominal pain and diarrhea, can also experience joint pain. In Crohn’s...
colonoscopy

Detecting Inflammatory Bowel Disease During a Colonoscopy

Vanderbilt researchers have developed a new optical sensor that can accurately detect different types of inflammatory bowel disease and can be easily integrated into...
bowel disease

Largest Genetic Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Provides Clues on New...

In two studies published today (30 January) in Nature Genetics, researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators have identified a genetic variant...
RNA

RNA Hitches a Ride on Ultrasound Waves

MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers have demonstrated that they can deliver strands of RNA efficiently to colon cells, using bursts of ultrasound...
Microbiome

Teaching Computers to recognize Sick Guts: Machine-Learning and the Microbiome

A new proof-of-concept study by researchers from the University of California San Diego succeeded in training computers to “learn” what a healthy versus an...
human gutvideo

Gut Science Is Radically Changing What We Know of the Human...

An accurate but less-than-riveting title for Brett Finlay and Marie-Claire Arrieta’s bestselling book for parents published this past September could have been: Enhancing Environmental...
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

James D. Lewis, MD, MSCE, Honored for Research in Inflammatory Bowel...

James D. Lewis, MD, MSCE, a professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and associate director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program in the Perelman School...
Stem Cell-based Treatments, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Huntington’s Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Schizophrenia

Study Finds Arthritis Drug Significantly Effective in Treating Crohn’s Disease

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have shown that ustekinumab, a human antibody used to treat arthritis, significantly induces response...