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Study seeks answers to Inflammatory Bowel Disease

A Massey University human nutrition researcher is seeking to understand the causes of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), and wants more people diagnosed ...

Proactive Monitoring Of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Therapy Could Prolong Effectiveness

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center study suggests new approach ...

IBD Patients: Consider Giving Infliximab a Second Try

Bethesda, MD — Restarting infliximab therapy after a drug holiday is safe and effective for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a new study1 in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. ... Full story

SickKids study finds genetic changes that increase susceptibility to IBD in infants and young children

A recent study led by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) describes an important genetic discovery that could lead to more individualized treatment for young children with very early onset inflammatory bowel disease. ... Full story

Yale study identifies potential bacterial drivers of inflammatory bowel disease

By Jim Shelton - Yale University researchers have identified a handful of bacterial culprits that may drive inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, using patients’ own intestinal immune responses as a guide. ... Full story

Ontario has one of the highest rates of IBD in the world

OTTAWA – One in every 200 Ontarians has been diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), with the number of people living with the disease increasing by 64 per cent between 1999 and 2008, according to a study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. That puts Ontario in the 90th percentile for IBD prevalence in the world. ... Full story

Treatment for Overactive Bladder and Irritable Bowel Syndrome advanced through pioneering research

Researchers at the University of Surrey have discovered how the receptors responsible for contractions in the bladder, regulate the body’s clock genes. ... Full story

Invisible helpers

How probiotic bacteria protect against inflammatory bowel diseases ... Full story

Growing up on a livestock farm halves the risk of inflammatory bowel diseases

The incidence of inflammatory bowel diseases is rising sharply – particularly among young people. However, new research from Aarhus University indicates that growing up on a livestock farm may have a protective effect. ... Full story

Wound-healing role for microRNAs in colon offer new insight to inflammatory bowel diseases

DALLAS – A microRNA cluster believed to be important for suppressing colon cancer has been found to play a critical role in wound healing in the intestine, UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researchers have found. ... Full story

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