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Latest Crohn's disease Stories

2012-06-07 08:43:41

Cedars-Sinai researchers say their examination of the fungi in the intestines suggests an important link between these microbes and inflammatory diseases such as ulcerative colitis.

Good Bugs Gone Bad: Beneficial Microbes Kept In Their Place By Gut Immune Cells
2012-06-06 12:57:26

Good microbes that promote normal health can 'turn bad' if found outside the intestine

2012-05-22 02:30:15

New research being presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) offers key insights into the prevention and treatment of bowel diseases, which affect millions of people worldwide.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.