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.

Inflammatory disorders

Link between intestinal inflammation and microbiome

Around 500 to 1,000 different types of bacteria, fungi and other microorganisms colonize our intestines. All of them together form the intestinal microbiome. As we now know, these microbes play an important role in maintaining ...

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