Study Provides Insights into Depression in People with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Depression is common in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but the actual causes of depression in this group are unknown. In a Neurogastroenterology & Motility study, depression…
Adult-onset IBD linked to higher mortality
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,…
Inflammatory Bowel Disease During Childhood Linked to Higher Rates of Cancer and Early Death
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.
Colorectal Cancer in Patients with Early Onset is Distinct from That in Older Patients
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…
Improved the gut of IBS-patients with transplantation of feces
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.