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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an ongoing or chronic health problem that causes inflammation and swelling in the digestive tract. The irritation causes bleeding sores called ulcers to form along the digestive tract. This in turn can cause crampy, abdominal pain and severe bloody diarrhea.
Giving antibiotics prior to liver transplant leads to better liver function

Giving antibiotics prior to liver transplant leads to better liver function

Scientists identify new biomarkers for IBS in urine

Scientists identify new biomarkers for IBS in urine

Researchers find a way to divide patients with ulcerative colitis into groups

Researchers find a way to divide patients with ulcerative colitis into groups

Novel non-invasive test for diagnosing gut diseases

Novel non-invasive test for diagnosing gut diseases

New study helps develop treatments targeting inflammation without affecting gut function

New study helps develop treatments targeting inflammation without affecting gut function

Scientists describe microbiome composition in patients suffering from IBD and PSC

Scientists describe microbiome composition in patients suffering from IBD and PSC

FAU researcher receives the Ernst Jung Career Advancement Award for Medical Research

FAU researcher receives the Ernst Jung Career Advancement Award for Medical Research

Scientists highlight advances and uses of organoids in gastroenterology and hepatology

Scientists highlight advances and uses of organoids in gastroenterology and hepatology

Initial findings from the Human Microbiome Project sparked ‘hundreds of subsequent studies’

Initial findings from the Human Microbiome Project sparked ‘hundreds of subsequent studies’

Mental health of children with long-term physical conditions could benefit from CBT

Mental health of children with long-term physical conditions could benefit from CBT

Researchers map bone-marrow microenvironment to shed new light on leukemia

Researchers map bone-marrow microenvironment to shed new light on leukemia

Onset of inflammatory bowel disease in adulthood tied to higher mortality

Onset of inflammatory bowel disease in adulthood tied to higher mortality

Adult-onset inflammatory bowel disease tied to higher mortality

Adult-onset inflammatory bowel disease tied to higher mortality

Stool transplant found safe and effective in children with C. difficile infections

Stool transplant found safe and effective in children with C. difficile infections

Study reveals increased risk of cancer, early death in young patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Study reveals increased risk of cancer, early death in young patients with inflammatory bowel disease

CU Anschutz researchers identify new immunodeficiency disease

CU Anschutz researchers identify new immunodeficiency disease

Innovative 'gut-on-a-chip' technology will help better understand Crohn's disease

Innovative 'gut-on-a-chip' technology will help better understand Crohn's disease

Treatment with antibiotic reduces the size of endometriosis-related lesions in mice

Treatment with antibiotic reduces the size of endometriosis-related lesions in mice

Researchers examine the barriers to vaccination in immunocompromised children

Researchers examine the barriers to vaccination in immunocompromised children

UVA researchers shed light on why C. difficile infections are so dangerous

UVA researchers shed light on why C. difficile infections are so dangerous