Mango intake exerts beneficial effects in progression and severity of IBD
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  August 3, 2017  
  Ulcerative Colitis  
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 Mango intake exerts beneficial effects in progression and severity of IBDMango intake exerts beneficial effects in progression and severity of IBD
 
Initial results of a study by researchers in the department of nutrition and food science at Texas A&M University in College Station show mango consumption has a positive impact on people with inflammatory bowel disease.
 
 
 Scientists uncover link between backup pathogen-fighting system and mutations in Crohn's patientsScientists uncover link between backup pathogen-fighting system and mutations in Crohn's patients
 
Genes that regulate a cellular recycling system called autophagy are commonly mutated in Crohn's disease patients, though the link between biological housekeeping and inflammatory bowel disease remained a mystery. Now, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered an intriguing clue.
 
   Researchers unravel how acidic conditions favor protein misfolding in deadly diseasesResearchers unravel how acidic conditions favor protein misfolding in deadly diseases
 
Using an array of modern biochemical and structural biology techniques, researchers from Boston University School of Medicine have begun to unravel the mystery of how acidity influences a small protein called serum amyloid A (SAA).
 
 Researchers highlight role of micro-guests in pathologic processes
 
Researchers highlight role of micro-guests in pathologic processesWe host more microbiota than our own cells. These micro-guests produce metabolites that are only beginning to be appreciated as important factors in pathologic processes, from chronic inflammatory diseases to preterm birth.
 
 
 Walnuts may contribute to better health by changing makeup of gut bacteria
 
Walnuts may contribute to better health by changing makeup of gut bacteriaResearch led by Lauri Byerley, PhD, RD, Research Associate Professor of Physiology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has found that walnuts in the diet change the makeup of bacteria in the gut, which suggests a new way walnuts may contribute to better health.