Experts examine stool protein biomarkers that indicate inflammatory bowel disease
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  October 18, 2018  
  Gastroenterology‎  
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 Experts examine stool protein biomarkers that indicate inflammatory bowel diseaseExperts examine stool protein biomarkers that indicate inflammatory bowel disease
 
University of Houston researcher Chandra Mohan is set to make a breakthrough in predicting and monitoring inflammatory bowel disease.
 
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Similar to patients with Crohn's disease, elderly people with stomach problems have a intestinal barrier that is not functioning optimally.
 
   Research examines taste and odor preferences in patients after Roux-en-Y gastric bypassResearch examines taste and odor preferences in patients after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
 
Following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, a type of bariatric surgery, many patients exhibit a reduction in taste preference for sweet and fatty foods, although this effect may only be temporary, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.
 
 Study aims to investigate risk factors for PPCs in surgical patients with gastric cancer
 
Study aims to investigate risk factors for PPCs in surgical patients with gastric cancerAs one of the most common malignant tumors, gastric cancer (GC) occupies the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide with an increasing trend. The reduced physiological function and low immunity in elderly patients with gastric cancer leads to a significantly increased incidence of postoperative complications.
 
 
 Researchers aim to develop vaccine for 'traveler's diarrhea'
 
Researchers aim to develop vaccine for 'traveler's diarrhea'Every year, millions of people have vacations and business trips ruined when they succumb to "traveler's diarrhea" during their journeys. A major cause of traveler's diarrhea is bacteria called Enterotoxigenic E. coli, or ETEC.
 
 
 Bug that causes stomach cancer may increase risk of colorectal cancers
 
Bug that causes stomach cancer may increase risk of colorectal cancersA bacterium known for causing stomach cancer might also increase the risk of certain colorectal cancers, particularly among African Americans, according to a study led by Duke Cancer Institute researchers.
 
 
 Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Pathogenesis
 
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor PathogenesisGastrointestinal stromal tumors are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. It’s a type of cancer that starts in special cells in the wall of the GI tract, called the interstitial cells of Cajal (ICCs). Read on to know more about how this condition develops.
 
 
 Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders: Diagnosis
 
Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders: DiagnosisEosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGID) are disorders of the gut in which excessive numbers of eosinophils are seen in the gut mucosa on biopsies taken from one or more sites.