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Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the bowel affecting at least 115,000 people in the UK. The condition usually develops in teenagers and young adults, but can be diagnosed at any age and is equally common in men and women.
Study reveals new mechanism involved in the pathogenesis of IBD

Study reveals new mechanism involved in the pathogenesis of IBD

Bile acids could also play a role in immunity and inflammation

Bile acids could also play a role in immunity and inflammation

Links between most human diseases and genetics are shaky at best

Links between most human diseases and genetics are shaky at best

Gastroesophageal reflux disease may affect nearly a third of U.S. adults every week

Gastroesophageal reflux disease may affect nearly a third of U.S. adults every week

Study: Blocking IL1α protein decreases severity of inflammation in Crohn's disease

Study: Blocking IL1α protein decreases severity of inflammation in Crohn's disease

Scientists develop an approach to vaccinate against gut inflammation

Scientists develop an approach to vaccinate against gut inflammation

Dendritic cells could lead to better treatments for persistent infections, cancer

Dendritic cells could lead to better treatments for persistent infections, cancer

New method reveals how microbial communities function in our bodies

New method reveals how microbial communities function in our bodies

New system enables real-time observations of individual cells in the colon

New system enables real-time observations of individual cells in the colon

Researchers test vaccine strategy for chronic inflammatory diseases

Researchers test vaccine strategy for chronic inflammatory diseases

New approach to alter intestinal microbiota and protect against inflammatory diseases

New approach to alter intestinal microbiota and protect against inflammatory diseases

New joint venture aims to develop implantable cell therapies for debilitating conditions with no cure

New joint venture aims to develop implantable cell therapies for debilitating conditions with no cure

Genetically engineered living hydrogel material facilitates intestinal wound healing

Genetically engineered living hydrogel material facilitates intestinal wound healing

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections

FDA-approved drug repairs gut leakiness associated with ulcerative colitis

FDA-approved drug repairs gut leakiness associated with ulcerative colitis

Stem cells do not take the day off on national holidays

Stem cells do not take the day off on national holidays

Higher antibiotic exposure linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Higher antibiotic exposure linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Research shows how bacteria associated with Crohn's disease tolerate antibiotics

Research shows how bacteria associated with Crohn's disease tolerate antibiotics

New insights into how immune system and inflammation play a role in PD

New insights into how immune system and inflammation play a role in PD

UC researcher finds new treatment option for liver transplant patients

UC researcher finds new treatment option for liver transplant patients