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2013-10-24 10:16:46

A drug currently on the market to treat leukemia reversed symptoms of colitis in lab tests, according to recently published findings by medical researchers with the University of Alberta. Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry researcher Shairaz Baksh published his team's discovery in the peer-reviewed journal, PLOS ONE. His team discovered that a tumour-suppressor gene can also play an important role in the development of colitis. When this gene quits working or is missing, the...

2013-10-03 08:57:15

Researchers discover that the cells play a major role in inflammation which underlies Crohn's disease in small intestine Scientists have discovered that Crohn's disease, the inflammatory bowel disorder, can originate from specialized intestinal cell type called Paneth cells. As such, they propose that small intestinal Crohn's disease might be a specific disorder of this cell type, providing a possible new target for treatments. The study, by researchers from the University of Cambridge and...

Mucus Protects Gut
2013-09-27 13:23:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Immunology Institute say they’ve discovered an important role played by mucus in the gut. Though little was previously known about mucus, the Icahn doctors say the slimy, sticky stuff acts as an anti-inflammatory in the stomach and provides a protective self-regulating immune function. The research also showed that mucus acts as a protective barrier against bacteria...

2013-09-26 23:23:44

Mount Sinai Researchers Discover Mucus Prevents Inflammatory Reactions in the Gut New York, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Imagine mucus – which most people find unpleasant – actually helping your body maintain its equilibrium, prevent inflammation, and reduce food allergy problems. Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Immunology Institute foresee a day when mucus could be manufactured and given to sick people to help them fight inflammation and increase...

2013-09-24 23:19:33

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: World Drug Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Report Details Medicines for bowel inflammation - you explore R&D and potential sales What's the future for treating inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)? Visiongain's updated report gives you revenue predictions from 2013, helping you stay ahead. There you find financial results, R&D trends, opportunities, and potential...

Gut Microbes Failure To Communicate Linked To Disease
2013-09-17 04:11:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new research review from Oregon State University has suggested that intestinal microbes play a big role as the immune system in keeping a person healthy. Review researchers said health issues such as autoimmune disease or clinical depression can sometimes be traced to immune dysfunction that starts with a “failure to communicate” in the human digestive tract. They theorized that future healthcare may be guided by the personalized...

2013-09-03 23:04:06

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai recently published two manuscripts in the New England Journal of Medicine regarding a new antibody used to treat both ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai recently published two manuscripts in the New England Journal of Medicine regarding a new antibody used to treat both ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. The journal...


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