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Life-giving technology: Camera pills and ultrasound creating maps of the body

Life-giving technology: Camera pills and ultrasound creating maps of the body

Discovery of gene that increases susceptibility to Crohn's disease

Discovery of gene that increases susceptibility to Crohn's disease

Researchers look at anti-tumor mechanisms of Scutellaria barbata

Researchers look at anti-tumor mechanisms of Scutellaria barbata

Fewer hospitalizations for bleeding in digestive system

Fewer hospitalizations for bleeding in digestive system

Gorillas may be at increased risk of pathogen exchange with humans

Gorillas may be at increased risk of pathogen exchange with humans

New pig model of cystic fibrosis provides better understanding of human disease

New pig model of cystic fibrosis provides better understanding of human disease

Gastric bypass surgery does not always guarantee a significant weight loss

Gastric bypass surgery does not always guarantee a significant weight loss

Chewing gum speeds up recovery from colon surgery

Chewing gum speeds up recovery from colon surgery

High dose shot of vitamin C halts the spread of cancer

High dose shot of vitamin C halts the spread of cancer

Cannabinoid cell surface receptor plays a tumor-suppressing role in human colorectal cancer

Cannabinoid cell surface receptor plays a tumor-suppressing role in human colorectal cancer

study shows compounds from soy affect brain and reproductive development

study shows compounds from soy affect brain and reproductive development

New understanding of exaggerated mucous production and secretion in cystic fibrosis

New understanding of exaggerated mucous production and secretion in cystic fibrosis

Possible link found between X-rays and prostate cancer

Possible link found between X-rays and prostate cancer

Possible link found between diagnostic radiation and prostate cancer

Possible link found between diagnostic radiation and prostate cancer

Almonds may improve digestive health

Almonds may improve digestive health

New device blocks stomach nerve signals - alternative to existing bariatric surgeries

New device blocks stomach nerve signals - alternative to existing bariatric surgeries

Removal of superficial tumors in esophagus by endoscopy can avoid extirpation of this part

Removal of superficial tumors in esophagus by endoscopy can avoid extirpation of this part

Potential link found between bacteria found in the human digestive system and obesity

Potential link found between bacteria found in the human digestive system and obesity

Discovery of new effect for insulin

Discovery of new effect for insulin

Caspase-12: MUHC researcher finds new defense mechanism against intestinal inflammation

Caspase-12: MUHC researcher finds new defense mechanism against intestinal inflammation