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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Compound from tropical ginger plant can help in the treatment of inflammatory diseases

Compound from tropical ginger plant can help in the treatment of inflammatory diseases

Personalized medicines could be manufactured with 3D printing technology

Personalized medicines could be manufactured with 3D printing technology

Study describes IgG antibodies in Crohn's disease specific for human bacterial flagellins

Study describes IgG antibodies in Crohn's disease specific for human bacterial flagellins

Processed diets may promote diseases characterized by low-grade infection and inflammation

Processed diets may promote diseases characterized by low-grade infection and inflammation

Commonly-prescribed drug for IBD blunts COVID-19 vaccine response

Commonly-prescribed drug for IBD blunts COVID-19 vaccine response

Probiotic L. acidophilus can effectively treat intestinal inflammation, research shows

Probiotic L. acidophilus can effectively treat intestinal inflammation, research shows

Gut's immune response in COVID-19 patients may not provide adequate protection to other organs

Gut's immune response in COVID-19 patients may not provide adequate protection to other organs

Defects in specific goblet cells may be a factor contributing to ulcerative colitis

Defects in specific goblet cells may be a factor contributing to ulcerative colitis

Exercise could be used to improve the oral environment in people with NAFLD

Exercise could be used to improve the oral environment in people with NAFLD

BGU researchers identify probiotic yogurt-based drug candidates

BGU researchers identify probiotic yogurt-based drug candidates

Mice study points to a promising treatment for relieving colitis pain without side effects

Mice study points to a promising treatment for relieving colitis pain without side effects

Infliximab may hinder the effectiveness of some COVID-19 vaccines

Infliximab may hinder the effectiveness of some COVID-19 vaccines

Study: Wisdom and loneliness can influence the gut microbial diversity

Study: Wisdom and loneliness can influence the gut microbial diversity

New study may shed light on inflammatory bowel disease

New study may shed light on inflammatory bowel disease

DNMT3a plays a key role in regulating HSC responses to infections

DNMT3a plays a key role in regulating HSC responses to infections

Study reveals new approach for treating diabetic foot ulcers

Study reveals new approach for treating diabetic foot ulcers

How could AI be used to predict infection outcomes?

How could AI be used to predict infection outcomes?

New approach harnesses disease-causing proteins to combat cancer

New approach harnesses disease-causing proteins to combat cancer

Researchers discover specific blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection

Researchers discover specific blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection

Study reveals new routes to potential treatments for chronic inflammatory conditions

Study reveals new routes to potential treatments for chronic inflammatory conditions