Inflammatory disorders

Could a probiotic be used to treat inflammatory bowel disease?

Scientists have been unclear for some time about how most probiotics work. A new study has found a scientific 'design' for a probiotic that could be used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn's disease.

Diabetes

Spanish researchers cure type 1 diabetes in dogs

Researchers from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), led by Fàtima Bosch, have shown for the first time that it is possible to cure diabetes in large animals with a single session of gene therapy. As published ...

Medical research

Researchers develop 'SMART' vaccines that are safe, effective

(Medical Xpress)—The question facing pathobiologist Paulo Verardi is not whether vaccines are effective in controlling disease – they are – it is how they can be made both highly safe and highly effective at the same ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How does fibrosis occur in Crohn's disease?

New research has shown that a protein, known as IL-13, could be the key to the development of fibrosis in Crohn's disease. This breakthrough could help to advance new medicines to treat people suffering with the disease.

Medical research

Copper kills harmful bacteria, researchers find

(Medical Xpress) -- Each year a tiny, rod-shaped species of bacteria with a fondness for proliferating on human food causes numerous cases of food poisoning around the world, sometimes leading to severe illness and even death.

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