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What Does the Appendix Do, Anyway?
The appendix protects against recurrent infection by Clostridium difficile (C difficile) and possibly other pathogenic bacteria, according to a study published in the December issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Although the human appendix is considered to be expendable, it … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract, Technology Tagged appendix, B cells, clostridium difficile, Crohn's Disease, flora, IBD, immune regulation, inflammtory response, microbiota, pathogen 2 Comments