Gastroenterology (23 News)

Why the Immune System Doesn't Attack The Gut Microflora

Mar 22, 2017 5:00 pm
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In order to maintain the microflora in the gut, the immune system must be taught to tolerate foreign bacteria. LMU researches have now shown how immun...

The Secret for The High Intestinal Regeneration Power Found

Mar 20, 2017 4:00 pm
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The intestine has a high rate of cellular regeneration due to the wear and tear originated by its function degrading and absorbing nutrients and elimi...

The Food Supplement That Could Treat Parkinson's disease

Mar 20, 2017 3:00 pm
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People with certain forms of early-onset Parkinson’s disease could potentially benefit from taking a medication used to treat certain forms of c...

Burning Up Fat In Liver To Treat Fatty Liver Disease And Type 2 Diabetes

Mar 9, 2017 8:00 pm
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Researchers in Sweden are planning the clinical trial of a new treatment for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes which harnesses live...

Link Between an Epigenetic Enzyme Deficiency and Crohn's Disease

Mar 8, 2017 10:00 am
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A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has found how a variant in an important epigenetic enzyme -- previously associated by population-...

Parkinson's and Microbiome: Two Ways Interaction

Mar 7, 2017 2:00 pm
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There is growing evidence showing a connection between Parkinson's disease—a neurodegenerative condition—and the composition of the mi...

Chance Influence Bacteria Populations in the Guts

Mar 6, 2017 2:00 pm
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Within the human digestive tract, there are trillions of bacteria, and these communities contain hundreds or even thousands of species. The makeup of ...

How Normal Flora Affects Our Immune System

Mar 1, 2017 11:00 am
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Researchers from Harvard Medical School have reported on the results of a large-scale search for immunomodulatory organisms. Specifically, they analyz...

Effect Of Food Additives on Intestinal Cells

Feb 25, 2017 5:00 pm
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The ability of small intestine cells to absorb nutrients and act as a barrier to pathogens is "significantly decreased" after chronic exposu...

Salmonella Becomes More Virulent Through Lossing Genes

Feb 22, 2017 9:00 am
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Salmonella infections are typically the culprit behind food poisoning outbreaks, but in sub-Saharan Africa, they often cause drug-resistant, deadly bl...

How Paracetamol Causes Liver Damage

Feb 16, 2017 6:30 pm
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Scientists have shed new light on how the common painkiller paracetamol causes liver damage. Their findings may offer valuable insights into poisonin...

Cruciferous Vegetables Help the Immune System to Fight Intestinal Pathogens

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 pm
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A study in mice shows that eating cruciferous vegetables—including broccoli, kale and cauliflower - helps the immune system to fight intestin...

Scientists Discover Mechanism of Action of a Drug Used to Treat Ulcerative Colitis

Feb 12, 2017 9:00 am
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For approximately 70 years, physicians have used a medication containing the active agent mesalamine to treat ulcerative colitis, but little was kn...

Trying To Understand The Role Of Genetic Variations In Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Feb 8, 2017 11:00 am
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In two studies published today (30 January) in Nature Genetics, researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators have iden...

Study Find That Mode of Delivery Does Not Affect Microbium Combosition inInfants

Feb 6, 2017 10:00 am
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A new study published today by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in Nature Medicine found that the microbiome of infants greatly expands be...

Paradox of Intestinal Viral Persistence Solved

Feb 5, 2017 1:00 pm
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The gut of a child infected with rotavirus is like a battle ground. On one side, the virus invades the epithelial cells that form the lining of the...

High Fat Meals Can Damage Your Liver

Feb 5, 2017 9:00 am
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Eating a high-fat meal -- say, a cheeseburger and fries or a pepperoni pizza -- disrupts liver function, a new, small study reveals.   ...

It Is Not Sure That Destroying Of Acid-Secreting Cells In The stomach Causes precancerous condition

Feb 4, 2017 10:00 am
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Conventional wisdom holds that the loss of cells that secrete acid in the stomach leads to a condition that eventually can develop into stomach canc...

Scientists Find Brain Hormone That Triggers Fat Burning

Jan 28, 2017 8:00 am
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Biologists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a brain hormone that appears to trigger fat burning in the gut. Their findings in ...

Ultrasound Waves Propel Rapid Delivery of RNA to Treat Colon Inflammation

Jan 23, 2017 10:00 am
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MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers have demonstrated that they can deliver strands of RNA efficiently to colon cells, using bursts o...


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