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Study Finds Certain Foods Common in Diets of Adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

According to a new study, adults with inflammatory bowel disease should avoid certain foods to reduce symptoms. Researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University have found that foods such as French fries, cookies, soda, cheese, and energy drinks are some of the “junk foods” that have appeared in diets of those here to read more

Some Fun Foods to Help Keep Things Moving

Digestive issues are no fun for anybody. Unfortunately, most of the foods recommended to get things moving aren’t much more appealing. But the truth is there is a lot more out there than oats, whole grains, and prunes that can help keep things moving. There are a vast array of foods that are high in here to read more

Are Your COVID-19 Safety Measures Causing Indigestion?

Doctors have recently suggested that indigestion is a potential early symptom of COVID-19. If you’ve noticed you’ve been struggling with indigestion, should you be scared? Not necessarily. Although Chinese researchers have suggested that roughly half of coronavirus patients have complained about diarrhea and other digestive issues, it is not a surefire way to identify the here to read more


What Causes Thin or Narrow Stool?

For the majority of people, normal stool is one or two inches in diameter, so suddenly producing a thin or narrow stool can be startling. To have it happen once or twice may not be harmful, but if you have narrow, thin stools on a regular basis, it could be a sign of an underlying here to read more

Why It’s So Important to Have a Healthy Gut

Our body is connected in several different ways, so it shouldn’t be that surprising that your gut health could impact your joint pain. It is well known that obesity is linked to osteoarthritis — a type of arthritis categorized by “wear-and-tear” of the joints and cartilage. Osteoarthritis affects an estimated 31 million people and it’s here to read more

Atherosclerosis risk for ischemic colitis (inflammation of colon) and bowel disease

Ischemic colitis is when blood flow to the colon becomes reduced; therefore, atherosclerosis contribute to ischemic colitis by narrowing the arteries. This lack of blood flow to the colon limits the supply of oxygen for the cells in the digestive system. Ischemic colitis can be misdiagnosed as other digestive issues and can heal on its here to read more

Colitis: Could precision editing of gut bacteria be a possible cure?

Researchers have recently found that colitis can be treated by the precision editing of gut bacteria. Precision editing was used on the gut’s bacterial population in a mouse model of colitis to lower or intercept the intensity of inflammation. This research was conducted at the UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Sebastian Winter’s approach for treating here to read more