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Sunlight affects the gut microbiota and vitamin D levels.

A worldwide rise in immune and inflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel diseases has been linked to Western society-based changes in lifestyle and environment. These include decreased … Continue Reading Sunlight affects the gut microbiota and vitamin D levels.

Study identifies immune cells critical for the development of fibrosis in Crohn’s disease.

It is known that patients with Crohn’s disease have uncontrolled inflammation in their gut, which can lead to intestinal fibrosis and narrowing that can slow or block the movement of … Continue Reading Study identifies immune cells critical for the development of fibrosis in Crohn’s disease.

New class of molecule identified in central role of inflammation and the immune system.

The inflammatory response is an integral part of the innate immune mechanism that is triggered in response to a real or perceived threat to tissue homeostasis, with a primary aim … Continue Reading New class of molecule identified in central role of inflammation and the immune system.

Plant-based nanoparticles successfully treat inflammatory bowel disease in animal model.

There is a clinical need for new, more effective treatments for chronic and debilitating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.  Now, a study from researchers at … Continue Reading Plant-based nanoparticles successfully treat inflammatory bowel disease in animal model.

Gamechanging human study identifies 3 distinct subtypes of Alzheimer’s disease.

The need for a new approach to treat Alzheimer’s is an urgent priority for governments across the globe.  It is the most common age-related dementia, and the number of people … Continue Reading Gamechanging human study identifies 3 distinct subtypes of Alzheimer’s disease.

First comprehensive study of genetic risks for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in African-Americans performed.

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are chronic autoimmune diseases that affect as many as 1.6 million Americans. Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) have immune systems that attack their own … Continue Reading First comprehensive study of genetic risks for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in African-Americans performed.

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