International research collaboration finds genetic mutation linked to Crohn's disease
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  February 15, 2018  
  Gastroenterology‎  
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 Minor errors can lead to fatal consequencesMinor errors can lead to fatal consequences
 
It is not only about relatively minor gastrointestinal illnesses like self-limiting diarrhea. In particular among persons from risk groups (small children, expectant mothers, very old people or people whose immune system has been weakened by previous illness), a food-borne infection can also be severe, cause lasting damage and even prove fatal under certain circumstances.
 
   Vulval Intraepithelial Neoplasia Treatment and OutcomesVulval Intraepithelial Neoplasia Treatment and Outcomes
 
Vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN) is a pre-cancerous condition caused by a rapid increase in atypical basal cells in the vulvar epithelium. Treatment is suggested for all vulvar HSIL (VIN usual type) affected women.
 
   International research collaboration finds genetic mutation linked to Crohn's diseaseInternational research collaboration finds genetic mutation linked to Crohn's disease
 
A genetic mutation was found to be associated with Crohn's disease. The discovery was made by international research collaboration and was published in the prestigious journal Science Translational Medicine.
 
 Accurate Breath Analysis with Breath Holding and End-Tidal Samples
 
Accurate Breath Analysis with Breath Holding and End-Tidal SamplesThis article explains why a 15 second breath hold is needed to investigate carbon monoxide (CO), methane (CH4), and hydrogen (H2) from breath analysis.
 
 
 Hydrogen and Methane Breath Testing (HMBT) with the Gastrolyzer® Range
 
Hydrogen and Methane Breath Testing (HMBT) with the Gastrolyzer® RangeMethane breath testing using the Gastrolyzer® range comprises breath analysis to identify the cause of gut discomfort, including nausea, bloating, and flatulence.
 
 
 Low FODMAP diet could help IBS patients experience relief
 
Low FODMAP diet could help IBS patients experience reliefIrritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a collection of ailments with common symptoms such as painful bloating and diarrhea.
 
 
 Impairing rare group of intestinal cells allows gut bacteria to cause inflammation, study finds
 
Impairing rare group of intestinal cells allows gut bacteria to cause inflammation, study findsThe human microbiome - the trillions of tiny bacteria that live in and on our bodies - is emerging as an increasingly important player in health and wellness. But, our co-existence with these organisms is complex, and scientists are learning that even minor changes in this relationship can lead to big problems with our health.