While the onset of inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease) in adulthood is tied to a higher mortality, the actual number of deaths has been falling, a Swedish study from Karolinska Institutet published in the journal Gut reports. Now it is a case of ascertaining which of the newer treatments are the most efficacious, say the researchers.
A new study revealed an increased risk of cancer and early death in individuals who developed inflammatory bowel disease–including ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD)—during childhood.
New research indicates that colorectal cancer diagnosed at an early age has clinical and genetic features that are different from those seen in traditional colorectal cancer diagnosed later in life.
Transplantation of feces from a healthy person to a patient suffering of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) improved both symptoms of IBS and the gut’s bacteria profile.
People who suffer from stress-related Irritable Bowel Syndrome have a distinctive microbial signature in their gut.
Research suggests that celiac disease could be caused by a bacterial enzyme used to manufacture sausages, cheese, bread and other processed foods.
Myths about gluten are hard to bust. Intolerance, allergy, sensitivity, hypersensitivity. What is what?