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Latest Digestive diseases Stories

2011-12-20 12:58:15

Women with endometriosis are up to twice as likely to develop inflammatory bowel disease as those without this reproductive disorder.

2011-12-15 14:36:38

The association between the inflammatory bowel disease ulcerative colitis and a gene that makes certain cell surface proteins has been pinpointed to a variant amino acid in a crucial binding site that profoundly influences immune response to antigens, including gut bacteria.

2011-12-08 23:38:45

Three new locations for Crohn's Disease genes have been uncovered by scientists at UCL using a novel gene mapping approach.

2011-12-03 11:29:54

In a paper published in the December 2011 issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine, a team of scientists at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign led by Rex Gaskins, PhD have demonstrated that both microbial and host inflammatory factors modulate sulfomucin production in a human cell line, LS174T, that models intestinal goblet cells.

2011-12-01 01:34:57

Here's another reason why "an apple a day keeps the doctor away"—according to new research findings published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology (https://www.jleukbio.org), oral ingestion of apple polyphenols (antioxidants found in apple peels) can suppress T cell activation to prevent colitis in mice.


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