Genetics

Early onset gene for inflammatory bowel diseases identified

A study of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in children has identified a gene that influences whether children get these diseases early in life, and points to a potential new target for treatment. The findings of the ...

Inflammatory disorders

Researchers discover molecular trigger of inflammatory bowel disease

Cells lining the intestinal tract form a critical barrier, protecting our bodies from the billions of bacteria living in the gut. Breaches in this barrier are driven largely by a single signaling molecule called tumor necrosis ...

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