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Walnut consumption may offer protection against ulcerative colitis, according to a new study by researchers at UConn Health and Texas A&M University.
Posted: August 12, 2019, 5:35 pm
Because smokers are less likely to develop ulcerative colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease, patients with UC may be tempted to start smoking to lessen their symptoms.
Posted: August 7, 2019, 7:22 am
Edinburgh has some of the highest known rates of inflammatory bowel disease in the world and the figure is expected to rise in the next 10 years.
Posted: August 2, 2019, 11:08 am
Researchers have found that editing of the genes of the bacteria present in the guts of mice could help reduce the inflammation and associated risk of colorectal cancers.
Posted: August 1, 2019, 3:05 am
Scientists at McMaster University have identified new biomarkers for Irritable Bowel Syndrome in urine, which could lead to better treatments and reduce the need for costly and invasive colonoscopy procedures currently used for diagnosis.
Posted: July 5, 2019, 11:24 am
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found a way of using gene expression conserved across species to divide patients with the inflammatory bowel disease ulcerative colitis into two distinct groups.
Posted: June 29, 2019, 4:43 am
In 2012, Professor Jeroen Raes launched the Flemish Gut Flora Project. Sequencing fecal samples of over 3,000 healthy volunteers, Prof. Raes and his team defined the boundaries of a normal, health-associated gut microbiota.
Posted: June 18, 2019, 6:39 am
The introduction of infliximab, the first biologic therapy approved for the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases, did not result in lower rates of hospitalizations or intestinal surgeries among patients living with IBD in Ontario, according to a study published by authors from several Canadian hospitals and ICES in the journal Gut.
Posted: June 13, 2019, 2:09 pm
The Jung Foundation for Science and Research has awarded the young gastroenterologist Dr. Sebastian Zundler from the Chair of Internal Medicine I at FAU the Ernst Jung Career Advancement Award for Medical Research 2019.
Posted: June 13, 2019, 6:40 am
Stem cells are surrounded and protected by the stem-cell niche - the microenvironment - of the tissue in which they are found.
Posted: May 24, 2019, 4:04 am