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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...

2013-08-30 23:19:10

The physicians at Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://colon92010.com) have added a new section to their website to help assist their patients in understanding a number of colorectal diseases. The section is focused on patient education specific to the diseases of colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, and inflammatory bowel disease. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The colorectal surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates...

2013-08-22 12:52:15

Vedolizumab, a new intravenous antibody medication, has shown positive results for treating both Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego, School of Medicine. The findings, published in two papers, will appear in the August 22 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). William Sandborn, MD, principal investigator of the Crohn's disease study, said the results offer new hope to the more than one million Americans...


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