Tag: inflammatory bowel disease

Innovation, Research

Ultra-processed foods increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease

July 16, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Ultra-processed foods containing high levels of added sugar, fat, and salt, but lacking in vitamins and fiber, are key contributors to the development of IBD, but further research is warranted to determine what specifically causes this. Consuming 5+ servings per […]

Biomarker, Innovation

IBD: Blood test could help predict severity, improve treatment

May 10, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the term that doctors use to describe chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1.3% of adults in the United States have IBD. Types of IBD […]

Innovation, Research

Scientists find bacterial extracellular vesicles in human blood

January 22, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Belgian scientists have come to the surprising finding that vesicles coming from gut bacteria, are present in blood of patients with HIV, inflammatory bowel disease and cancer. Due to the increased permeability of the intestinal wall in these patients, bacterial […]

Innovation, Research

Unlocking secrets of immune system could help combat colitis

June 17, 2016

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Researchers have unlocked secrets of our ancient immune system, a major scientific advance which could help scientists and clinicians in the global fight against disease. An international team, including researchers from The University of Queensland, identified interactions between immune system […]