Oncology & Cancer

Rewriting our understanding of gastric tumors

The immune system can be an important ally in the fight against cancer. A study from McGill scientists published today in Science suggests that the reverse may also be true—that abnormal inflammation triggered by the immune ...

Medical research

Linking mental health and the gut microbiome

Better understanding the gastrointestinal microbiome may help psychiatrists treat mental health disorders such as depression, highlights a review in Frontiers in Psychiatry.

Autism spectrum disorders

Study: Diet not connected to GI problems in children with autism

Many children with autism spectrum disorder experience significant gastrointestinal issues, but the cause of these symptoms is unknown. Professionals in the medical community have suggested a potential link between diet and ...

Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes linked to gut inflammation, bacteria changes

People with Type 1 diabetes exhibit inflammation in the digestive tract and gut bacteria—a pattern that differs from individuals who do not have diabetes or those who have celiac disease, according to a new study published ...

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