Microscopic fungus exacerbates Crohn's disease symptoms, mice study shows
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 Microscopic fungus exacerbates Crohn's disease symptoms, mice study showsMicroscopic fungus exacerbates Crohn's disease symptoms, mice study shows
 
A microscopic fungus called Candida tropicalis triggered gut inflammation and exacerbated symptoms of Crohn's disease, in a recent study conducted at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
 
 
 What Can Cause Blood in Poo? (Stool)What Can Cause Blood in Poo? (Stool)
 
Blood in the stool may be noticed after a bowel movement or following a test arranged by a doctor. It denotes the presence of bleeding somewhere within the gastrointestinal tract, comprising the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and anus.
 
   Human colon organoids fill gap in effectively modeling common GI diseasesHuman colon organoids fill gap in effectively modeling common GI diseases
 
Scientists used human pluripotent stem cells to generate human embryonic colons in a laboratory that function much like natural human tissues when transplanted into mice, according to research published June 22 in Cell Stem Cell.
 
   IBD patients with longer duration of disease have higher risk of developing NAFLDIBD patients with longer duration of disease have higher risk of developing NAFLD
 
Research led by a Houston Methodist gastroenterologist shows that patients who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) for more than two decades have a higher risk of developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
 
 Colorectal Surgery
 
Colorectal SurgeryColorectal surgery is a medical operation that is performed on the colon, rectum and anus. Colorectal surgeons, who are also referred to as proctologists, are responsible for carrying out this procedure, which may be necessary to treat a number of conditions.
 
 
 Mesentery: a new organ?
 
Mesentery: a new organ?Mesentery is a sheet-like structure that encloses the intestine and attaches it to the posterior part of the abdominal wall. First illustrations of the structure in situ indicated its contiguity, and in 1879 Toldt accurately depicted a mesentery that was associated with the ascending and descending colon.