Gastroenterology (75 News)

A Possible Treatment for Crohn’s Disease Depending on the Patients’ Own Cells

Mar 13, 2019 2:00 pm
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A new technique using patients’ own modified cells to treat Crohn’s disease has been proven to be effective in experiments using human ...

DNA Damaging Gut Bacteria Toxin Might Be Involved in Colorectal Cancer

Mar 12, 2019 2:00 pm
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For more than a decade, scientists have worked to understand the connection between colibactin, a compound produced by certain strains of E. coli, ...

Genetic Mutation Is Found to Ensure Better Prognosis for Wilson Disease Patients

Mar 10, 2019 3:00 pm
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Wilson disease (copper storage disease) is a rare genetic disorder in which one or more genetic mutations disrupt copper metabolism in the liver. A...

Exploration of the Adhesion Protein's Role in Building Brush Borders in Vivo

Mar 9, 2019 4:00 pm
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The epithelial cells that line the intestines build a specialized cell surface—the "brush border"—that processes and absorbs ...

A Research Reveals a Critical Immunological Axis That Initiates the Development of Cancer-promoting Chronic Inflammation

Feb 16, 2019 3:00 pm
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A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has identified interaction between two elements of the immune system as critical for the trans...

Identifying Almost 2000 Bacterial Species Living in the Human Gut

Feb 16, 2019 1:00 pm
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Researchers at EMBL's European Bioinformatics Institute and the Wellcome Sanger Institute have identified almost 2000 bacterial species living ...

The Body's Innate Immune System Is Playing a Pivotal Role in Protection against Bowel Cancer

Feb 4, 2019 1:00 pm
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Researchers from Charité -- Universitätsmedizin Berlin have discovered a protective mechanism which is used by the body to protect inte...

A New Study Sheds Light on the Origin and Function of Hormone-Producing Cells in the Intestine

Feb 3, 2019 2:00 pm
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Researchers from the group of Hans Clevers at the Hubrecht Institute (KNAW) in the Netherlands and their collaborators shed new light on the origin...

A Gene Modulator Reveals the Relationship between Inflammation and Cancer

Jan 30, 2019 2:00 pm
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Severe inflammation in tissues is often associated with the occurrence of cancer. The mechanism linking both these conditions is not clearly unders...

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 ...


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