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April 26, 2017

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April 26, 2017

Genetic Link to Susceptibility and Resistance to Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Apr. 13, 2017 — Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), characterized by chronic relapsing inflammation of the gut, is a common problem in the industrialized world. However, how IBD develops remains unknown. There is ... read more

Health Psychologists Now Treating Functional Heartburn, Crohn's Disease, IBS and Other GI Disorders

Mar. 23, 2017 — Health psychologists have begun treating gastrointestinal disorders that are strongly affected by stress, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease, functional heartburn, functional ... read more

Scientists Discover New Mechanism That Leads to Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Mar. 2, 2017 — New research findings suggest that synovial CD4+ T cells that produce IL-21 contribute to joint inflammation by activating synovial fibroblasts in rheumatoid arthritis ... read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis: New Treatment Option for Difficult-to-Treat Patients

Mar. 2, 2017 — Between 3 and 5% of the population suffer from a form of inflammatory rheumatism. It affects approximately 250,000 – 400,000 people in Austria. Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the commonest and also ... read more

Inflammatory Disease Trigger Revealed

Feb. 22, 2017 — Scientists have revealed a potent inflammatory molecule released by dying cells triggers inflammation during necroptosis, a recently described form of cell death linked to inflammatory disease. The ... read more

Microbiomes More in Flux in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Feb. 13, 2017 — Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are more likely to see dramatic shifts in the make-up of the community of microbes in their gut than healthy people, according to the results of a new study. ... read more

Bacteria Links Crohn's Disease to Arthritis

Feb. 9, 2017 — Patients with Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes abdominal pain and diarrhea, can also experience joint pain. In Crohn's disease, which affects about ... read more

Genetic Study Uncovers Potential New Treatments for Inflammatory Diseases

Feb. 1, 2017 — Researchers have studied over ten million DNA variations and found new links between the human genome and inflammation tracers. The study uncovered new possibilities for treatment of diseases such as ... read more

Largest Genetic Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Provides Clues on New Drug Targets

Jan. 30, 2017 — Medical researchers have identified a genetic variant that doubles an individual's risk of developing ulcerative colitis, one of the subtypes of a chronic disorder known as Inflammatory Bowel ... read more

What Makes Drug for Ulcerative Colitis Tick?

Jan. 23, 2017 — For approximately 70 years, physicians have used a medication containing the active agent mesalamine to treat ulcerative colitis, but little was known about how the drug targeted the inflammatory ... read more

Pre-Operative Liquid Feeding Reduces Complications Following Crohn's Disease Surgery

Jan. 20, 2017 — Despite improvements in medical care, about two-thirds of patients with Crohn's disease develop complications requiring intestinal surgery, and post-operative healing can be complicated. ... read more

Exercise ... It Does a Body Good: 20 Minutes Can Act as Anti-Inflammatory

Jan. 12, 2017 — It's well known that regular physical activity has health benefits, including weight control, strengthening the heart, bones and muscles and reducing the risk of certain diseases. Recently, ... read more

Identification of Autophagy-Dependent Secretion Machinery

Jan. 10, 2017 — A group of researchers identified a molecular machinery by which autophagy mediates secretion. These results underscore an important role of autophagy other than degradation, and will bring us to ... read more

Crohn's Disease Risk and Prognosis Determined by Different Genes

Jan. 9, 2017 — Researchers have identified a series of genetic variants that affect the severity of Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel disease -- but surprisingly, none of these variants appear to be ... read more

New Sensor Integrates Inflammatory Bowel Disease Detection Into Colonoscopy Procedure

Jan. 4, 2017 — Researchers have developed the first sensor capable of objectively identifying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and distinguishing between its two ... read more

Enzyme Could Protect Against Type of Colorectal Cancer by Suppressing Tumors, Study Finds

Jan. 3, 2017 — An enzyme that plays an active role in inflammation could be a natural way to suppress tumors and ulcers in the colon that are found in colitis associated cancer (CAC), a type of colorectal cancer ... read more

Novel Diet Therapy Helps Children With Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Reach Remission

Dec. 28, 2016 — Pediatric patients with active Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can reach remission with diet ... read more

Newly Discovered Bacteria-Binding Protein in the Intestine

Dec. 8, 2016 — Deficiency in a certain protein in the gastrointestinal tract has been shown to lead to both inflammation and abdominal fat accumulation in mice. The discovery provides yet another piece of the ... read more

New Tool Uses UV Light to Control Inflammation

Dec. 2, 2016 — Researchers have developed a chemical tool to control inflammation that is activated by ultraviolet (UV) ... read more

Arthritis Drug Significantly Effective in Treating Crohn's Disease, Study Finds

Nov. 17, 2016 — Ustekinumab, a human antibody used to treat arthritis, significantly induces response and remission in patients with moderate to severe Crohn's disease, researchers have shown ... read more

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