News tagged with ulceration
(Medical Xpress)—A new study in mice has shown that genetically engineered bacteria can protect against inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes a host of conditions including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) – inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract – have puzzled the scientific community for decades. Ten years ago, researchers recognized that both genes and the ...
Genetics Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Use of certain antibiotics may put children at higher risk for developing bowel diseases, new research has found.
Pediatrics Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
What if a key factor ultimately behind a cancer was not a genetic defect but ecological?
Cancer Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Study offers comprehensive look at chemical, genetic changes that occur as inflammation progresses to cancer
One of the biggest risk factors for liver, colon or stomach cancer is chronic inflammation of those organs, often caused by viral or bacterial infections. A new study from MIT offers the most comprehensive look yet at how ...
Inflammatory disorders Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- For thousands of years, people have used maggots to clean out wounds, particularly in battlefield situations when there were few other options. Use of maggots (fly larvae) virtually disappeared ...
Medical research Dec 21, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 11 |
The tiny thymus teaches the immune system to ignore the teeming, foreign bacteria in the gut that helps you digest and absorb food, researchers say.
Immunology Apr 29, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Half of the world's human population is infected with the stomach bacteria called Helicobacter pylori, yet it causes disease in only about 10 percent of those infected. Other bacteria living in the stomach may be a key fa ...
Immunology Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Villain stomach bug may have a sweet side: Researchers reveal how 'bad' gut bacteria may help control diabetes
A stomach bacterium believed to cause health problems such as gastritis, ulcers, and gastric cancer may play a dual role by balancing the stomach's ecosystem and controlling body weight and glucose tolerance, according to ...
Medical research Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have long puzzled over why "bad" bacteria such as E. coli can thrive in the guts of those with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), causing serious diarrhea. Now UC Davis resear ...
Inflammatory disorders Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
New research has shown that a protein, known as IL-13, could be the key to the development of fibrosis in Crohn's disease. This breakthrough could help to advance new medicines to treat people suffering with the disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London, and Barts Health NHS Trust have identified the genetic mutation behind a devastating disease of the small intestine.
Genetics Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have presented a new principle for fighting bacterial infections, in other words, a new type of antibiotic, in the FASEB Journal. The new antibiotic mechan ...
Medical research Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—University of Rochester Medical Center scientists are testing a new approach to speed a patient's recovery of blood counts during a vulnerable period after a stem-cell transplant, according to a study published ...
Medical research Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Turns out the same glands that make you sweat are responsible for another job vital to your health: they help heal wounds.
Medical research Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |