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Can a microRNA Control Inflammation in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis?
Loss of a non-coding RNA that regulates inflammation could contribute to development of ulcerative colitis (UC) in children, according to the October issue of Gastroenterology. UC and Crohn’s disease are chronic inﬂammatory bowel diseases that affect adults and children. These … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract, Technology Tagged causes, CD, Colon, gene regulation, IBD, Inflammation, mechanisms, microRNA, miRNA, mRNA, pathogenesis, post-transcriptional modification, RNA processing, translation, treatment, UC Leave a comment
Does Depression Increase the Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease?
Depression increases the risk for Crohn’s disease in women, according to a study published in the January issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Psychological factors might therefore contribute to development of this disorder. Anxiety, depression, and other psychological disorders are … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract Tagged anxiety, causes, colitis, Crohn's Disease, database, depression, Genetics, IBD, Nurses' Health Study, population study, risk factor, stress 2 Comments
Is it a Liver Tumor…or Spilled Gallstones?
A man with an abnormal liver mass who was initially believed to have a hepatic tumor was found to have a subphrenic abscess that contained spilled gallstones, shown in a November Image of the Month article in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. … Continue reading
Posted in Liver/Biliary, Technology Tagged bile duct, causes, cholecystectomy, CT, gallstone removal, liver mass, liver tumor, MRI, no cancer symptoms, other causes Leave a comment
Could Differences in Gut Bacteria Cause IBS?
The bacteria that reside in the intestines of adults and children with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) differ from those of healthy adults and children, according to 2 studies in the November issue of Gastroenterology. Microorganisms account for 90% of the … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract, Technology Tagged abdominal pain, antibiotic effects, bacteria, bloating, causes, constipation, diarrhea, infection, probiotics, treatment, yogurt 1 Comment