Research unveiled today at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 77th Annual Scientific meeting in Las Vegas suggests a possible overlap of symptoms of two prevalent GI disorders: irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A novel therapy that uses donated human stool to treat the deadly and contagious C.diff infection is safe and highly effective, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Saudi Arabia has banned Muslims from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda from making the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca this year because of cholera and Ebola epidemics in the region, a Congolese religious leader ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Losing weight does not lead to improved fertility in women, but does improve sexual function, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adding the right prebiotic to the diets of pediatric patients with intestinal failure could replace intravenous feeding, says a new University of Illinois study.
Medical research Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Black carrots have revealed how fruit and vegetables help maintain gut health and reduce the risk of developing cancer.
Health Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers part-funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust have identified how particular parts of the intestinal immune system and the bacteria in the gut can interact to alter ...
Inflammatory disorders Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For the first time, scientists have visualised an interaction between gluten and T-cells of the immune system, providing insight into how coeliac disease, which affects approximately 1 in 133 people, is triggered.
Immunology Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An Australian research team has discovered how specialised immune cells recognise products of vitamin B synthesis that are unique to bacteria and yeast, triggering the body to fight infection.
Medical research Oct 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Defeating the deadly Clostridium difficile is no easy task but, step-by-step, microbiologist Associate Professor Dena Lyras is helping piece together the puzzle.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Studying gut bacteria can reveal a range of human illness. Now, new research shows that the composition of a person's intestinal bacteria could play an important role in the development of type 2 diabetes. These results, ...
Diabetes Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (10) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists can now turn on or off the enzymes responsible for processing starchy foods into sugars in the human digestive system, a finding they believe will allow them to better control those processes ...
Medical research Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Scientists have identified a key molecular player in a chain of events in the body that can lead to fatty liver disease, Type II diabetes and other metabolic abnormalities associated with obesity. By blocking ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—Peanut is an 8-year-old orangutan and a star attraction at Miami's Jungle Island. These days she's also got a team of cancer doctors huddling around her, watching as the chemo drip flows into her veins.
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research could clarify how inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), conditions that include ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, are triggered and develop.
Immunology Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |