Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Inflammatory bowel disease tied to subsequent rhinosinusitis

(HealthDay)—Personal history of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is associated with an increased risk for subsequent chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), according to a study published online Sept. 4 in Clinical Otolaryngology.

Immunology

Researchers identify enzyme linked to colitis

An enzyme that usually stops bacterial growth in the large intestine stimulates inflammation in some people, resulting in ulcerative colitis—a chronic digestive disease that affects more than 750,000 Americans, according ...

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