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 Early-in-life antibiotic exposure increases susceptibility to inflammatory bowel diseaseEarly-in-life antibiotic exposure increases susceptibility to inflammatory bowel disease
 
Even short, single antibiotic courses given to young animals can predispose them to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) when they are older, according to Rutgers researchers.
 
   Researchers identify protein that causes adverse side effects in gastric cancer patientsResearchers identify protein that causes adverse side effects in gastric cancer patients
 
Gastric cancer is one of the major causes of cancer-related mortality around the world. It is known for its potential to spread across the peritoneal cavity.
 
   Developing new fluorescent metal sensors to explore the gastrointestinal tractDeveloping new fluorescent metal sensors to explore the gastrointestinal tract
 
A University of Houston researcher is developing a new set of metal sensors that will be able to function in the gastrointestinal tract, a low oxygen environment, to examine how gut bacteria respond when trace metal nutrients, like iron and zinc, are thrown out of balance either through diet or disease.
 
 Gut bacterium is linked to increased risk of stomach cancer
 
Gut bacterium is linked to increased risk of stomach cancerThe bacterium Helicobacter pylori is linked to increased risk of stomach cancer, and is genetically highly variable. A new study by researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich explores the role played by this diversity in the early phase of infection in adult humans.
 
 
 Lasting nature of IBD linked to long-lived immune cell that causes persistent inflammation
 
Lasting nature of IBD linked to long-lived immune cell that causes persistent inflammationInflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of intestinal disorders affecting an estimated six to eight million people worldwide.
 
 
 Chronic inflammation associated with IBD disrupts tissue structure of the colon, study finds
 
Chronic inflammation associated with IBD disrupts tissue structure of the colon, study findsIn a new study, researchers have compared diseased colon with healthy tissue to better understand how inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is linked to an increased risk of colorectal cancers, at a molecular level.
 
 
 Scientists investigate the role of contractility and microbiota in chronic constipation
 
Scientists investigate the role of contractility and microbiota in chronic constipationChronic constipation (CC) remains a serious medical and social problem because the complexity of diagnosis, the lack of a single approach to treatment, and unsatisfactory treatment results.