Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Biomarkers discovered for inflammatory bowel disease

Using the Department of Defense Serum Repository (DoDSR), University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers have identified a number of biomarkers for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which could help with earlier diagnosis and ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Motherhood and inflammatory bowel disease

Women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) should be given more advice about pregnancy so they can make informed choices about whether to have a family, say researchers.

Genetics

New genetic links for inflammatory bowel disease uncovered

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 ...

Immunology

Colon signaling pathway key to inflammatory bowel disease

The intestine encounters more foreign substances and potential toxins than other parts of the body, so it is not surprising that a healthy gut is maintained by the tight control of immune responses. These protect against ...

Inflammatory disorders

Rare gene variants linked to inflammatory bowel disease

(Medical Xpress) -- An international team of scientists, including researchers from Karolinska Institutet, have identified several rare gene variants that predispose to IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease). The study provides ...

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