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Latest Inflammatory bowel disease Stories

2013-11-04 10:39:08

It's well established that humans maintain a symbiotic relationship with the trillions of beneficial microbes that colonize their bodies.

2013-10-29 23:28:47

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Specific Digestive Disorders Linked to Increase in Heart Attacks details how certain digestive disorders increase the risk of heart attack

2013-10-24 10:16:46

A drug currently on the market to treat leukemia reversed symptoms of colitis in lab tests.

2013-10-03 08:57:15

Scientists have discovered that Crohn's disease, the inflammatory bowel disorder, can originate from specialized intestinal cell type called Paneth cells.

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

Researchers say that mucus acts as an anti-inflammatory agent in the stomach and serves a protective self-regulating immune function.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.