Is Crohn’s disease considered an autoimmune disease?
Whether Crohn’s can be considered an autoimmune disease remains unclear.
Glial cells crucial to maintaining healthy gut immunity
Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have uncovered a fundamental role of glial cells in the nervous system of the gut in maintaining a healthy intestine.
Study shows diet has ‘underappreciated role’ in treating ulcerative colitis
Patients with ulcerative colitis following a novel diet achieved higher clinical remission and mucosal healing compared with patients who received a single donor fecal transplantation, with or without diet, according to a study.
National health literacy programme for people living with IBD
The aim of the CCA IBD project is to implement the Optimising Health Literacy and Access (Ophelia) process over 3 years to collaboratively codesign ways to improve delivery of information, services and resources for people with IBD and their carers.
High burden of ulcerative colitis in Australia
Both patients and physicians request more time for routine ulcerative colitis appointments. Patients with ulcerative colitis following a novel diet achieved higher clinical remission and mucosal healing compared with patients who received a single donor fecal transplantation, with or without diet, according to a study.
People with IBD often have inadequate diets
IBD patients were less likely to have diets that regularly include vegetables, cereals, breads, and diary.
Treating inflammatory bowel disease in mice with engineered probiotic
Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital report they have developed an engineered yeast that can induce multiple effects for treating IBD.
Posttraumatic stress symptoms afflict patients with IBD
urvey results supported prior research that found one-quarter to one-third of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases report posttraumatic stress symptoms linked to their disease experience.
Engineered organism could diagnose Crohn’s disease flareups
Bioengineers create pH-sensing gut bacteria to diagnose inflammatory bowel disease.
A gut feeling
Scientists link genetic makeup of bacteria in the human gut to several human diseases.
Diet–microbiota interactions in inflammatory bowel disease
Accumulating evidence suggests that the gut microbiota plays pivotal roles in the regulation of intestinal homeostasis and IBD pathogenesis.
Podcast: Perivascular nerve dysfunction in inflammatory bowel disease
What is the effect of vascular function in the pathogenesis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)?