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A biomedical scientist at the University of California, Riverside has received a $1.83 million grant to identify how the loss of a protective barrier in the intestine contributes to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Posted: August 12, 2017, 12:50 am
Researchers in Georgia State University's Institute for Biomedical Sciences have received a four-year, $1.4 million federal grant to study novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment of intestinal inflammation.
Posted: August 7, 2017, 4:06 pm
Initial results of a study by researchers in the department of nutrition and food science at Texas A&M University in College Station show mango consumption has a positive impact on people with inflammatory bowel disease.
Posted: August 3, 2017, 5:05 am
Genes that regulate a cellular recycling system called autophagy are commonly mutated in Crohn's disease patients, though the link between biological housekeeping and inflammatory bowel disease remained a mystery. Now, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered an intriguing clue.
Posted: July 28, 2017, 7:51 am
About 1.6 million Americans suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which encompasses several painful and complex disorders that include Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Posted: July 27, 2017, 4:10 pm
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic relapsing inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract with abdominal pain and diarrhea being the most common symptoms. It can be challenging to diagnose as gastrointestinal complaints mimicking IBD are common.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 11:48 am
Living in rural households decreases a person's risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), particularly for young children and adolescents, according to a new study by researchers at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and the Canadian Gastro-Intestinal Epidemiology Consortium.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 1:53 pm
Titanium dioxide, one of the most-produced nanoparticles worldwide, is being used increasingly in foodstuffs.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 11:56 am
At a time when health care costs are scrutinized more closely than ever, a new study demonstrates the importance of taking medications as prescribed to control costs.
Posted: July 8, 2017, 1:05 am
Scientists used human pluripotent stem cells to generate human embryonic colons in a laboratory that function much like natural human tissues when transplanted into mice, according to research published June 22 in Cell Stem Cell.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 2:42 am