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Researchers discover immune cells that create and sustain chronic inflammatory bowel disease

Researchers discover immune cells that create and sustain chronic inflammatory bowel disease

Study: Long-term estrogen therapy alters microbial composition and activity in the gut

Study: Long-term estrogen therapy alters microbial composition and activity in the gut

Researchers find identity of stem-cell niche of the colon

Researchers find identity of stem-cell niche of the colon

Researchers manipulate bacterial species in the gut using diet

Researchers manipulate bacterial species in the gut using diet

Changing metabolic states of intestinal bacteria have an effect on MAIT defense cells

Changing metabolic states of intestinal bacteria have an effect on MAIT defense cells

Western diets promote bacterial growth in the small intestine, increase fat digestion and absorption

Western diets promote bacterial growth in the small intestine, increase fat digestion and absorption

'Gut-on-a-chip' model recreates intestinal matrix critical for nutrient absorption

'Gut-on-a-chip' model recreates intestinal matrix critical for nutrient absorption

Specific small-bowel microbes regulate digestion and absorption of fats, study shows

Specific small-bowel microbes regulate digestion and absorption of fats, study shows

Routine screenings and early detection can help protect from colorectal cancer

Routine screenings and early detection can help protect from colorectal cancer

Refusing surgery decreases chance of beating esophageal cancer, study finds

Refusing surgery decreases chance of beating esophageal cancer, study finds

Fusobacterium may play role in colon cancer growth, study finds

Fusobacterium may play role in colon cancer growth, study finds

Capsule research could transform treatment for C. difficile infections

Capsule research could transform treatment for C. difficile infections

Intestinal barrier of IBS patients allows bacteria to pass more freely than in healthy people

Intestinal barrier of IBS patients allows bacteria to pass more freely than in healthy people

Blood test using infrared spectroscopy could provide cheaper, quicker alternative for colitis screening

Blood test using infrared spectroscopy could provide cheaper, quicker alternative for colitis screening

Human colon organoids fill gap in effectively modeling common GI diseases

Human colon organoids fill gap in effectively modeling common GI diseases

Probiotics could help improve gut symptoms and psychological issues in IBS, study shows

Probiotics could help improve gut symptoms and psychological issues in IBS, study shows

Fighting colorectal cancer

Fighting colorectal cancer

Early detection of colorectal cancer can save lives

Early detection of colorectal cancer can save lives

Gut bacteria impact intestinal and behavioural symptoms in IBS patients, study finds

Gut bacteria impact intestinal and behavioural symptoms in IBS patients, study finds

Research: Many ulcerative colitis patients taking conventional treatments describe disease as 'poorly controlled'

Research: Many ulcerative colitis patients taking conventional treatments describe disease as 'poorly controlled'