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Abdominal pain is traditionally described by its chronicity (acute or chronic), its progression over time, its nature (sharp, dull, colicky), its distribution (by various methods, such as abdominal quadrant (left upper quadrant, left lower quadrant, right upper quadrant, right lower quadrant) or other methods that divide the abdomen into nine sections), and by characterization of the factors that make it worse, or alleviate it.
High-sugar diet can damage the gut’s protective mucus layer, lead to worse colitis

High-sugar diet can damage the gut’s protective mucus layer, lead to worse colitis

People with depression are more likely to develop Crohn's disease

People with depression are more likely to develop Crohn's disease

Delaying urgent health issues can be more harmful than the potential risk of COVID-19

Delaying urgent health issues can be more harmful than the potential risk of COVID-19

Intestinal microbiota offers new prospects for treating celiac disease

Intestinal microbiota offers new prospects for treating celiac disease

New model could help identify people at risk for long COVID

New model could help identify people at risk for long COVID

Gene variants may provide clues to successful treatment of pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis

Gene variants may provide clues to successful treatment of pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis

Pregnant and postpartum women more likely to suffer from constipation

Pregnant and postpartum women more likely to suffer from constipation

Wearable device tracks biomarkers in sweat associated with inflammatory bowel disease

Wearable device tracks biomarkers in sweat associated with inflammatory bowel disease

FDA approves first drug for patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome in nearly 14 years

FDA approves first drug for patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome in nearly 14 years

Two studies shed light on the biology and potential vulnerabilities of schistosomes

Two studies shed light on the biology and potential vulnerabilities of schistosomes

Diabetic ketoacidosis linked to lower IQ scores, worse memory in children with type 1 diabetes

Diabetic ketoacidosis linked to lower IQ scores, worse memory in children with type 1 diabetes

Spider venom peptide could help stop pain in irritable bowel syndrome

Spider venom peptide could help stop pain in irritable bowel syndrome

Study links COVID-19 to multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Study links COVID-19 to multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Allergic immune response against bacteria is not pathological but protective

Allergic immune response against bacteria is not pathological but protective

MIS-C linked to COVID-19 damages children's hearts

MIS-C linked to COVID-19 damages children's hearts

UChicago Medicine launches clinical trial to test the potential of antibody against SARS-CoV-2

UChicago Medicine launches clinical trial to test the potential of antibody against SARS-CoV-2

Study: Impact of COVID-19 virus goes far beyond the pulmonary system

Study: Impact of COVID-19 virus goes far beyond the pulmonary system

Severe and fatal COVID-19 is rare in children

Severe and fatal COVID-19 is rare in children

Lasting nature of IBD linked to a long-lived immune cell that provokes damaging inflammation

Lasting nature of IBD linked to a long-lived immune cell that provokes damaging inflammation

A better understanding of SARS-CoV-2 in children

A better understanding of SARS-CoV-2 in children