Researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have successfully created a tissue-engineered small intestine in mice that replicates the intestinal structures of natural intestine ...
Medical research Jul 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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
During embryonic development, animals generate many different types of cells, each with a distinct function and identity.
Medical research Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have discovered a previously unknown mechanism which helps intestinal bacteria to affect the formation of blood vessels. The results, which are ...
Medical research Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
New research from the University of California, San Diego published in the Jan. 23 issue of Science Translational Medicine moves researchers closer to understanding and developing treatments for shock, sepsis ...
Medical research Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(AP) -- A 9-year-old Maine girl is home from a Boston hospital healthy, active and with high hopes - and a new stomach, liver, spleen, small intestine, pancreas, and part of an esophagus to replace the ones ...
Other Feb 02, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 1
People with celiac disease are at risk for osteoporosis, according to physicians at Loyola University Health System (LUHS). A 2009 New England Journal of Medicine study supports this correlation. Researchers believe that p ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 23, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
New research points to a potential role for UV light exposure and vitamin D levels in chronic digestive conditions; Crohn's disease, a serious inflammatory condition in the small intestine; and ulcerative colitis (UC), which ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that taking a probiotic before radiation therapy can protect the intestine from damage at least in mice.
Medical research Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Probiotics appear to mitigate pancreatitis: Surprising hypothetical mechanism warrants further investigation
(Medical Xpress) -- A probiotic treatment appears to mitigate pancreatitis in an animal model, leading to a new hypothesis of how probiotics may act, according to a paper in the November Applied and Environmental Microbiology. ...
Medical research Nov 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A nine-year-old girl is making what doctors described as a remarkable recovery Sunday, days after surgeons transplanted six of her organs in a groundbreaking medical procedure.
Other Feb 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
The common antibiotic, amoxicillin-clavulanate, may improve small bowel function in children experiencing motility disturbances, according to a study appearing in the June print edition of the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology an ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) points to the naturally produced protein apolipoprotein A-IV (apoA-IV) as a potential target for a new diabetes therapeutic.
Diabetes May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An overgrowth of bacteria in the gut has been definitively linked to Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the results of a new Cedars-Sinai study which used cultures from the small intestine. This is the first study to use this "gold ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |