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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.
Anti-cancer protein promotes tumor resistance, shows study

Anti-cancer protein promotes tumor resistance, shows study

Blue-green algae pose threat to patients with liver disease

Blue-green algae pose threat to patients with liver disease

Toxic algae may be more harmful for people with pre-existing liver disease

Toxic algae may be more harmful for people with pre-existing liver disease

New grant to improve use of bDMARDS through a consortium approach

New grant to improve use of bDMARDS through a consortium approach

Long-term antibiotic use in preemies promotes drug-resistant gut bacteria

Long-term antibiotic use in preemies promotes drug-resistant gut bacteria

Gut microbiome and IBD – the connection maybe in diet says study

Gut microbiome and IBD – the connection maybe in diet says study

Early antibiotic exposure causes long-lasting collateral damage in premature babies

Early antibiotic exposure causes long-lasting collateral damage in premature babies

Common IBD drugs not linked to increased risk of serious infections in children

Common IBD drugs not linked to increased risk of serious infections in children

Exploring the impact of gut bacteria on gut health

Exploring the impact of gut bacteria on gut health

Mount Sinai researchers discover drug resistance signature in Crohn's disease

Mount Sinai researchers discover drug resistance signature in Crohn's disease

Frying oil consumption exaggerates colonic inflammation and colon tumor growth in mice

Frying oil consumption exaggerates colonic inflammation and colon tumor growth in mice

Walnut consumption may offer protection against ulcerative colitis, study finds

Walnut consumption may offer protection against ulcerative colitis, study finds

Study evaluates the effect of smoking status on disease outcomes in ulcerative colitis

Study evaluates the effect of smoking status on disease outcomes in ulcerative colitis

Dermatology experts publish guidelines for diagnosing, managing hidradenitis suppurativa

Dermatology experts publish guidelines for diagnosing, managing hidradenitis suppurativa

Whole body vibration adjusts the microbiome and immune cells to deter inflammation in diabetes

Whole body vibration adjusts the microbiome and immune cells to deter inflammation in diabetes

Edinburgh has highest known rates of inflammatory bowel disease

Edinburgh has highest known rates of inflammatory bowel disease

Infusion treatments for low iron can deplete patients’ wallets

Infusion treatments for low iron can deplete patients’ wallets

Rare immune cells may serve as 'periscopes' to monitor the body's immune status, study finds

Rare immune cells may serve as 'periscopes' to monitor the body's immune status, study finds

Genetically tweaking gut bacteria reduces risk of colorectal cancer in mice finds study

Genetically tweaking gut bacteria reduces risk of colorectal cancer in mice finds study

Giving antibiotics prior to liver transplant leads to better liver function

Giving antibiotics prior to liver transplant leads to better liver function