Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How a leaky gut leads to inflamed lungs

Why are older adults more likely to get seriously ill or even die from pneumonia? It turns out the cause may have as much to do with the gut as it does with the lungs.

Oncology & Cancer

Orally administered tumor vaccine shows promise in animal models

In a study published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, a research team led by Prof. Nie Guangjun and Prof. Zhao Xiao at National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences demonstrated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Recurrent UTIs linked to gut microbiome, chronic inflammation

One of the greatest frustrations regarding urinary tract infections (UTIs) is that they so often recur. UTIs are caused by bacteria in the urinary tract and characterized by frequent and painful urination. A round of antibiotics ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

E. coli bacteria found to exploit Crohn's disease inflammation

A multi-year study of the role of E. coliĀ gut bacteria in Crohn's disease finds that intestinal inflammation liberates chemicals that nourish the bacteria's growth and promotes its ability to cause inflammation.

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