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Patients in GP surgeries in Bristol are being invited to take part in a large trial of low-dose…
E. coli Gain Edge by Changing their Diets in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

November 6, 2019

What if you had to plan your outings based on how your stomach felt that day or where…
Biochemists grab slippery target: LRH-1

October 1, 2019

To fight fat, scientists had to figure out how to pin down a greasy, slippery target. Researchers at…
The diet-microbiome connection in inflammatory bowel disease

September 10, 2019

Much remains mysterious about the factors influencing human inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but one aspect that has emerged…
Adult-onset IBD linked to higher mortality

May 29, 2019

While the onset of inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease) in adulthood is tied to a…
Poo transplant effective treatment for chronic Bowel condition

January 18, 2019

Poo transplant or “Faecal microbiota transplantation” (FMT) can successfully treat patients with ulcerative colitis, new research from the…
Cannabis link to relieving intestine inflammation explained

August 22, 2018

Reports from cannabis users that the drug reduces the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may finally be…
Study shows association between gut microbes and brain structure in people with irritable bowel syndrome

May 8, 2017

A new study by researchers at UCLA has revealed two key findings for people with irritable bowel syndrome…
Scientists Develop New Antibody for Bowel Disease

April 14, 2017

UConn molecular and cell biologist Michael Lynes and an international team of researchers have been awarded a patent…
Cell death in gut implicated in bowel disease

March 2, 2017

The natural life cycle of cells that line the intestine is critical to preserving stable conditions in the…
Researchers help the body protect itself against inflammation and colon cancer

January 27, 2017

Could inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer be prevented by changing the shape of a single protein? There…
Inflammatory Protein Involved in Autoimmune Diseases Has Healing Potential

April 22, 2016

As its name suggests, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which afflicts more than 1.6 million Americans, involves chronic inflammation…
Developing a Targeted Hydrogel to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

August 13, 2015

In the United States, more than 1 million people suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and its incidence…
Researchers develop basic computing elements for bacteria

July 10, 2015

The “friendly” bacteria inside our digestive systems are being given an upgrade, which may one day allow them…
New insight into inflammatory bowel disease may lead to better treatments

May 15, 2015

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) afflicts 1.6 million people in the United States, causing abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, rectal…
Study shows how E. Coli thrive in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

May 13, 2015

The survival and proliferation of usually harmless Escherichia coli in the gut of inflammatory bowel disease patients may…
Underappreciated Cause of Bowel Obstruction Should Be Included in Surgical Assessments

May 8, 2015

Each year, more than 10 million Americans seek medical attention, often in emergency situations, for symptoms of intestinal…
Insight into Inflammatory Bowel Disease

March 4, 2015

The development of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) may be influenced through a protein in the gut leading to…
Researchers Discover Molecular Trigger of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

February 17, 2015

Cells lining the intestinal tract form a critical barrier, protecting our bodies from the billions of bacteria living…
Study reveals that people may inherit ‘gut’ bacteria that cause Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

December 21, 2014

Discovery is another step toward prevention and treatment of 1.6 million Americans with inflammatory bowel disease A new…
Growing Up On A Livestock Farm Halves The Risk Of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

July 11, 2014

The incidence of inflammatory bowel diseases is rising sharply – particularly among young people. However, new research from…
Wound-healing role for microRNAs in colon offer new insight to inflammatory bowel diseases

May 24, 2014

A microRNA cluster believed to be important for suppressing colon cancer has been found to play a critical…
Promising nanoparticle therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases, including Crohn’s

December 18, 2013

Inflammatory bowel diseases include a number of conditions, like ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. These diseases are thought to have…
Stem cells converted to living intestinal patches

October 19, 2013

More than 20,000 Danes suffer from chronic inflammatory bowel disease. They are treated with expensive medication that only…
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