Gastroenterology (66 News)

A Change in the Genome Might Offer Clues to Esophageal Cancer Disparity

Dec 22, 2018 4:00 pm
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A change in the genome of Caucasians could explain much-higher rates of the most common type of esophageal cancer in this population, a new study f...

Optogenetics Provides a less Toxic Remedy to debilitating gastrointestinal conditions

Sep 10, 2018 11:00 am
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A novel light therapy is being investigated as an alternative to prescription drugs to relieve chronic constipation and other intestinal disorders whi...

A New Method to Identify Microbial Genes that Make Some Microbes Live in Your Gut

Aug 29, 2018 10:00 am
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Trillions of tiny microbes and bacteria live in your gut, each with their own set of genes. These gut microbes can have both b...

Colon Cancer And The Role Of IGF-1 In Treatment

Jul 28, 2018 2:00 pm
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Scientists headed by ICREA researcher Angel R. Nebreda at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) report a new mechanism that contri...

Targeting TRPV4 Receptors for Diarrhea Treatment in Chemotherapy Patients

Jul 9, 2018 10:00 am
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Some 50 to 80 percent of cancer patients taking powerful chemotherapy drugs develop diarrhea, which can be severe and in some cases life-threatening. ...

The Relationship Between Hidradenitis Suppurativa & Crohn's Disease and their Overlapping Features

Jun 28, 2018 5:00 pm
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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a skin disorder characterized by painful nodules and abscesses, may be at ...

Described for The First Time, The Regulatory Mechanism for Salmonella Virulence

Jun 9, 2018 5:00 pm
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A series of small RNA fragments are the regulator factors involved in a new control mechanism for salmonella virulence, a pathogenic bacterium whic...

The Genes of Ashkenazi Jewish Population Make Them More Likely to Have Crohn's Disease

Jun 3, 2018 9:00 am
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It is estimated that one in three individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish (AJ) descent carry mutations that increase their risk for certain genetic disease...

Food Packaging Might Cause Dysfunction In The Digestive Tract

Apr 17, 2018 9:00 am
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Our digestive system has a complex relationship with our health. Intestinal cells form an important barrier that has to let nutrients in and keep harm...

Solving The Mystery That Has Eluded Scientists For Over 300 Year

Feb 5, 2018 10:00 am
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One of the most common gastric diseases in the world is due to a parasitic infection from Giardia parasites. New research has revealed how these patho...

A Shared Genetic Mutation Between Crohn's and Parkinson's In Jewish Population

Jan 20, 2018 12:00 pm
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Mount Sinai Researchers have just discovered that patients in the Ashkenazi Jewish population with Crohn's disease (a chronic inflammatory of the ...

Repeated Bacterial Infection Can Lead To Chronic Inflammation & Life Threatening Colitis

Dec 25, 2017 5:00 pm
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A startling discovery published today in the journal Science reveals how your past history of minor bacterial infections can add up with age to cause ...

How a Certain Amino Acid Can Be Used by Bacteria In Intestine to Curb Inflammation in Guts?

Sep 13, 2017 6:30 pm
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Summary: The combination of a bacterium that normally lives in the gut and a protein-rich diet promotes a more tolerant, less inflammatory gut immune...

Having The Right Bacteria For The Right Compound To Get Benefits!

Sep 12, 2017 11:00 am
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Microbes that live in the gut don't just digest food. They also have far-reaching effects on the immune system. Now, a new study shows that a part...

How Bacteria in the Guts Talks to the Brain?

Sep 6, 2017 7:00 pm
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Gut microbes have been in the news lately. Recent studies show they can influence human health, behavior, and certain neurological disorders, such as ...

How Certain Gut Cells Acts As Messengers Between the Guts and the Brain?

Jul 17, 2017 6:00 pm
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Specialized cells in the gut sense potentially noxious chemicals and trigger electrical impulses in nearby nerve fibers, according to a new study led ...

What Controls The Delicate Balance of the Immune System in the Guts?

Jun 26, 2017 3:00 pm
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A healthy gut requires a molecule called gp96 to train the immune system to tolerate food and normal microbes, report researchers at the Medical Unive...

A Smart Way To Substitute Antibiotics

Jun 26, 2017 1:00 pm
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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infections, and they tend to come back again and again, even when treated. Most UTIs are cau...

The Diabetes Drug That Works in Rather Unusual Way!

Jun 3, 2017 5:00 pm
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The most successful treatment for type 2 diabetes may work by changing the makeup of gut bacteria. Metformin is commonly prescribed to help people ...

Colored Stool To Detect Gut Inflammation

Jun 3, 2017 11:00 am
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There is a groundswell of interest in using genetically engineered sensor bacteria to study gut microbiota pathways, and diagnose or treat associated ...


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