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'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'

Antibiotics may be effective treatment for acute appendicitis in children, study shows

Antibiotics may be effective treatment for acute appendicitis in children, study shows

Unhealthy gut microbes play role in development of high blood pressure in rats

Unhealthy gut microbes play role in development of high blood pressure in rats

UT Southwestern scientists discover gene that protects gut from IBD

UT Southwestern scientists discover gene that protects gut from IBD

Oral dose of phage cocktail prevents infection and cholera-like symptoms in animal model

Oral dose of phage cocktail prevents infection and cholera-like symptoms in animal model

Study shows evidence that intestinal microorganisms can serve as link between diet and colorectal cancer

Study shows evidence that intestinal microorganisms can serve as link between diet and colorectal cancer

Study provides fundamental insights into functioning of microbiota and human-gut flora symbiosis

Study provides fundamental insights into functioning of microbiota and human-gut flora symbiosis