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Consuming a Healthy Diet during Middle Age Is Associated with a Healthy Brain

New research has found that a healthy diet is associated with a healthy brain during middle age. This information suggests that food choices in midlife may help reduce the risk of dementia and other degenerative brain disorders as people age. The study conducted by Deacon University’s Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition studied eating habits ...click here to read more

Depression and Anxiety in IBD Patients Associated with Vascular Barrier

Research from Italy has found a possible link between depression and anxiety in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients and the vascular barrier in the brain. The study published in the journal Science describes the gut-brain axis response to inflammation and its relationship to psychiatric illness. While previous research has shown that people with inflammatory bowel ...click here to read more

Is the Fountain of Youth Living in Your Gut?

The bacterial population in your gut – called the microbiome – gets a lot of attention. It’s linked with overall health, mood, digestion, inflammation, and more. And now it’s being linked with longevity. New research published in Cell Reports suggests that advancing age changes the makeup of the microbiome in the small intestine. It infers ...click here to read more

MS Drug Giving IBD Sufferers Hope

There is no cure for ulcerative colitis, a painful chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). However, a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis is proving highly effective. Ulcerative colitis is a form of IBD that causes the immune system to attack the lining in the large intestine. It creates ulcers that can lead to extreme pain ...click here to read more

Vitamin D’s Great… Just Not for Treating IBS: Study

Vitamin D deficiencies are associated with a host of negative health implications. Bumping up intake can help in most cases, leading to better overall health and lower risk for plenty of health conditions. Except irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. Previous research has suggested a potential link between vitamin D levels and IBS symptoms, but a ...click here to read more

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The Western Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, or IBD, is a historically Western occurrence. Although mainly a problem in the United States, as culture has gone global, it’s becoming more common across the globe. All that fast food, fat, and sugar could be promoting the proliferation of IBD. A recent study has found that eating a western diet can ...click here to read more

Simple Fixes for Frustrating Stomach Issues

Stomach trouble can be one of the most frustrating and uncomfortable scenarios you can encounter. It may instill fear each time you eat or leave your home, making it difficult to truly enjoy your life. Gut health is complex. But it might not be as difficult to handle as you may think. There are several ...click here to read more

Life Expectancy in People with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Is Low

People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may have a lower life expectancy, according to a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The study found that even while life expectancy increased in people with IBD, they still generally died sooner compared to people without the intestinal disease. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a ...click here to read more

Tips to Cope with IBS

Treating IBS is a challenge. Irritable bowel syndrome can be painful, embarrassing, or worse, and management can be a tricky ordeal. Because of its complexity, coping mechanisms can be very valuable. There is no cure for IBS, and controlling flare-ups can be a tall challenge. All you can do is identify triggers and do your ...click here to read more

Early Life Use of Antibiotics Is Associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Risk

Mounting evidence is finding that the use of antibiotics in children could increase the risk of diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and type 1 diabetes. For example, a new study published in Genome Medicine has shown that even a short, single antibiotic course given to young animals can predispose them to inflammatory bowel ...click here to read more

Risk of Dementia Doubled for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients: Study

New research published in the journal Gut has found that inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can more than double the risk of developing dementia. This new study adds to the mounting evidence, which suggests that communication between the gut and the central nervous system, known as the ‘gut-brain axis,’ is implicated in various aspects of health ...click here to read more