A new study published in an online issue of Science Translations Medicine details how scientists at the University of Utah Health Sciences used mouse studies to show the role of yeast in aggravating the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)… Read More
Crohn’s disease patients show signs of mild cognitive impairment. Cognitive responsiveness was found to be 10 percent slower in Crohn’s disease patients, and this impairment was associated with symptom severity and active inflammation.
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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) risk may increase with excessive hygienic environment. The researchers reviewed studies on IBD published between 1980 and 2015, assessing the participants’ contact with pets and farm animals, number of siblings they had, bedroom sharing in childhood,… Read More
Inflammatory bowel disorders (IBD) may be alleviated by protein from probiotic bacteria in yogurt and dairy products. The protein – known as P40 – was found to be effective in animal models of colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease.… Read More
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) flares and gastroenteritis incidences increase with heat waves, according to research. The findings come from Swiss researchers explaining, “There is evidence for an increase of IBD hospital admissions by four to six percent for each additional… Read More
Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease – both inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) – relapse risk varies during pregnancy, according to research. The study revealed that women with active IBD near the time of conception have a higher risk of a relapse… Read More
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is associated with the chronic use of narcotics in child patients. Lead author Jessie P. Buckley said, “Chronic narcotic use is common in pediatric IBD patients, particularly among those with anxiety and depression. Describing the characteristics… Read More
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) risk is lower with poor oral health. The recent research based on a Swedish population-based cohort study has come up to a surprising conclusion: Poor oral health was associated with a reduced risk of developing… Read More
Multiple sclerosis (MS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) link has been identified. Studies have shown an increase in IBD rates – specifically, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – in multiple sclerosis patients. IBD is characterized by inflammation of the intestines… Read More
Inflammatory bowel disease patients are more likely to have urinary tract infections, renal failure, stone formation (urolithiasis), and sepsis. The researchers compared IBD patients and urolithiasis patients to a cohort of individuals with urinary stone formation.
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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients are sometimes misdiagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBD researcher and United European Gastroenterology spokesperson Dr Michael Scharl said, “IBS has been estimated to affect at least 10 percent of the population in Europe, and… Read More
Anti-inflammatory effects of dietary fiber have been shown to be beneficial for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) treatment. The authors reviewed the existing body of knowledge on the effects of fiber in IBD. The most current definition of dietary fiber is… Read More