Study finds increasing incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in newly industrialized countries
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  December 12, 2017  
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 Study finds increasing incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in newly industrialized countriesStudy finds increasing incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in newly industrialized countries
 
Countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America have seen a rise in incidence of inflammatory bowel disease as they have become increasingly industrialized and westernized, a new study has found.
 
 
 Changes in microbiome due to antibiotic exposure may increase risk for inflammatory bowel diseaseChanges in microbiome due to antibiotic exposure may increase risk for inflammatory bowel disease
 
Exposure to antibiotics in mothers may increase risk for inflammatory bowel diseases in their offspring. This is the finding of a study in mice led by researchers from NYU School of Medicine and published Nov. 27 in the journal Nature Microbiology.
 
   Researcher awarded $1.5 million to study role of tumor necrosis factor in IBDResearcher awarded $1.5 million to study role of tumor necrosis factor in IBD
 
D. Brent Polk, MD, AGAF, an investigator at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has been awarded $1.5 million by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the NIH for the study of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and its role in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
 
 Studies offer evidence that exercise alone can change composition of gut microbes
 
Studies offer evidence that exercise alone can change composition of gut microbesTwo studies - one in mice and the other in human subjects - offer the first definitive evidence that exercise alone can change the composition of microbes in the gut. The studies were designed to isolate exercise-induced changes from other factors - such as diet or antibiotic use - that might alter the intestinal microbiota.
 
 
 Lemur study offers new insights into role of diet in shaping gut microbes
 
Lemur study offers new insights into role of diet in shaping gut microbesA study of the bacteria in the guts of three lemur species offers new insights into the role of diet in shaping these microbial ecosystems - and how these microbes may relate to primate health.