Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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.
What is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic condition that affects the large intestines, particularly the colon. It is classified as one of the two inflammatory bowel diseases along with Crohn’s disease.

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Promising researchers to receive funding through AGA Research Foundation Awards Program

Promising researchers to receive funding through AGA Research Foundation Awards Program

Novel tool helps translate complex communication between microbes and the body

Novel tool helps translate complex communication between microbes and the body

Nori Health offers conversational coach for people with Crohn's or Colitis during Covid-19

Nori Health offers conversational coach for people with Crohn's or Colitis during Covid-19

Do parasites protect against SARS-CoV-2?

Do parasites protect against SARS-CoV-2?

Study reports on clinical course of COVID-19 and risk factors in IBD patients

Study reports on clinical course of COVID-19 and risk factors in IBD patients

Study: Gut microbiomes of astronauts become more diverse in space rather than less

Study: Gut microbiomes of astronauts become more diverse in space rather than less

A promising treatment for chronic inflammatory liver disease

A promising treatment for chronic inflammatory liver disease

Variations in genome’s 'dark matter' region can make patients susceptible to inflammatory diseases

Variations in genome’s 'dark matter' region can make patients susceptible to inflammatory diseases

Low albumin levels could predict poor outcome in COVID-19

Low albumin levels could predict poor outcome in COVID-19

Researchers establish link between inflammatory bowel disease and celiac disease

Researchers establish link between inflammatory bowel disease and celiac disease

RNA interference machinery influences epithelial cell biology

RNA interference machinery influences epithelial cell biology

Some foods common in diets of adults with inflammatory bowel disease

Some foods common in diets of adults with inflammatory bowel disease

New preclinical study shows promise for treating necrotizing enterocolitis

New preclinical study shows promise for treating necrotizing enterocolitis

Higher prevalence of anxiety disorders in youth with chronic medical conditions

Higher prevalence of anxiety disorders in youth with chronic medical conditions

Global healthy living foundation launches autoimmune patient COVID-19 research project

Global healthy living foundation launches autoimmune patient COVID-19 research project

New review confirms effectiveness of MMR, MMRV and MMR+V vaccines

New review confirms effectiveness of MMR, MMRV and MMR+V vaccines

Study shows how interactions between microbiome and the immune system contribute to liver disease

Study shows how interactions between microbiome and the immune system contribute to liver disease

AGA publishes new COVID-19 guidance for gastroenterologists treating patients with IBD

AGA publishes new COVID-19 guidance for gastroenterologists treating patients with IBD

Researchers pinpoint genetic variation responsible for development of IBD

Researchers pinpoint genetic variation responsible for development of IBD

Study compares health of pregnant and non-pregnant women with IBD

Study compares health of pregnant and non-pregnant women with IBD