Research

Gut microbiota and depression

Authors: Haiyang Wang, Xueyi Chen, Yangdong Zhang, Hanping Zhang, Peng Xie Full Article: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/ebiom/article/PIIS2352-3964(23)00092-0/fulltext Introduction Major depressive disorder (MDD) is…

3D bioprinting inside the human body could be possible thanks to new soft robot 

By Neil Martin  UNSW researchers unveil prototype device that can directly 3D print living cells onto internal organs and potentially…

The gut microbiota and metabolome are associated with diminished COVID-19 vaccine-induced antibody responses in immunosuppressed inflammatory bowel disease patients

Full article – The gut microbiota and metabolome are associated with diminished COVID-19 vaccine-induced antibody responses in immunosuppressed inflammatory bowel…

Arno Bourgonje

Comprehensive medical PhD dissertation presents predictors of inflammatory bowel disease

Full article – https://umcgresearch.org/w/comprehensive-medical-phd-dissertation-presents-predictors-of-inflammatory-bowel-disease Introduction A PhD dissertation consisting of more than 1100 pages and covering a total of 31…

Case Study: Curcumin-QingDai Combination as Treatment for Moderate-Severe Ulcerative Colitis 

Full case report – https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/526646 Further reading – https://www.healio.com/news/gastroenterology/20230120/curcuminqingdai-induces-remission-in-active-uc-paves-the-way-for-integration-in-care Abstract Curcumin was shown in placebo-controlled trials to induce remission in…

Exploring the effects of dietary fibre on gut microbiome and inflammatory diseases

Exploring the effects of dietary fibre on gut microbiome and inflammatory diseases Authors: Feng Zhang, Dejun Fan, Jian-lin Huang, Tao…

New Method Detects Gut Microbes That Activate Immune Cells

New Method Detects Gut Microbes That Activate Immune Cells Authors: Ivan Vujkovic-Cvijin, Hugh C. Welles, Connie W. Y. HA., Lutfi…

Probiotic ‘backpacks’ show promise for treating inflammatory bowel diseases

Probiotic ‘backpacks’ show promise for treating inflammatory bowel diseases Authors: Jun Liu, Yixin Wang, William John Heelan, Yu Chen, Zhaoting…

Pain-Sensing Gut Neurons Protect Against Inflammation

Pain-Sensing Gut Neurons Protect Against Inflammation Authors: Wen Zhang, Mengze Lyu, Nicholas J. Bessman, Zili Xie, Mohammad Arifuzzaman, Hiroshi Yano,…

Dietary fibre is good for you, except when it’s not

Dietary fibre is good for you, except when it’s not Authors: Heather K. Armstrong, Michael Bording-Jorgensen, Deanna M. Santer, Zhengxiao…

Norovirus Link to Crohn’s Disease May Point to New Therapies

Norovirus Link to Crohn’s Disease May Point to New Therapies Authors: Yu Matsuzawa-Ishimoto, Xiaomin Yao, Akiko Koide, Beatrix M. Ueberheide,…

Making Antibiotics Safer for your Gut

Making Antibiotics Safer for your Gut Authors: Andrés Cubillos-Ruiz, Miguel A. Alcantar, Nina M. Donghia, Pablo Cárdenas, Julian Avila-Pacheco &…