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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 ...

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 ...

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

Key genetic link between chronic pain conditions like IBS discovered

Researchers at King’s College London have discovered a link between four common chronic pain syndromes (CPS), suggesting that some people may be genetically predisposed to suffer from conditions of this type. ... Full story

Managing IBS, a Migraine of the Gut

Madison, Wisconsin – For the 1 in 6 Americans who experience Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), food may sometimes feel like an enemy. ... Full story

Two Genes Linked to Inflammatory Bowel Disease

CINCINNATI—Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), a group of chronic inflammatory disorders of the intestine that result in painful and debilitating complications, affects over 1.4 million people in the U.S., and while there are treatments to reduce inflammation for patients, there is no cure. ... Full story

Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Genetic Clue to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) caused by genetics, diet, past trauma, anxiety? ... Full story

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