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Is Akkermansia the Next Hot Probiotic?

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A CSU Northridge microbial ecologist and his students are investigating a gut bacteria that may affect weight gain and obesity.

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Pelvic Pain, Painful Sex, Infertility, and Constipation!

In the February 2018 issue of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, researchers from Denmark discuss their findings involving women with endometriosis who are not responding to hormonal treatment. If hormonal treatments are unsuccessful, surgery is often recommended. However, there has been controversy as to which type of surgery is best. Endometriosis experts from Denmark share the results of a large study of women who underwent laparoscopic colorectal resection for endometriosis not responding to hormonal treatment.

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Researchers Demonstrate RAS Dimers Are Essential for Cancer

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Researchers at UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center have shown that RAS molecules act in pairs, known as dimers, to cause cancer, findings that could help guide them to a treatment.

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Bowel Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Research, cancer patie

Researcher from Queen’s University Publishes Groundbreaking Plan to End Bowel Cancer

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A groundbreaking report, led by Professor Mark Lawler, Chair in Translational Cancer Genomics at Queen’s University Belfast highlights a plan to end bowel cancer, the second most common cause of cancer death in Europe. The report has been published in the January edition of top international journal Gut (http://gut.bmj.com/).

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Pancreatic Cancer May Be Accelerated by Stress, Finds Study

A new study shows how stress accelerates pancreatic cancer development. Beta-blockers, which block stress hormones, may increase survival for patients with the disease.

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Stress, Immune System, Immune Cells, Allergens, Stress receptor, corticotropin-releasing factor, CRF1, Mast Cells, Histamine, Inflammatory And Autoimmune Diseases, Allergic Diseases, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Asthma, Food Allergies, stress-related diseases, Psychological Stress, Allergic stress

Here’s How Stress May Be Making You Sick

A Michigan State University researcher is providing new insight into how certain types of stress interact with immune cells and can regulate how these cells respond to allergens, ultimately causing physical symptoms and disease.

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AJG, Gastroenterology, The American Journal of Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology And Hepatology, Gastroenterologists, Patients, Patient Reported, patient reported outcomes, Pro, Ostomy, The Reflux Improvement and Monitoring Program, TRIM, Biologics, Obesity, GERD, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn Disease, Ulcerative Co

The American Journal of Gastroenterology Presents the “Putting Patients First” Special Issue

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The “Putting Patients First” issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology is an entire issue of the College’s flagship journal dedicated to patient-reported outcomes.

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Your Disease Risk, Substance Abuse Treatments, Comparing Lung Cancer Treatments, and More in the Healthcare News Source

The latest research, features and announcements in healthcare in the Healthcare News Source

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Precision Editing of Gut Bacteria: Potential Way to Treat Colitis

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UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have used precision editing of the bacterial populations in the gut to prevent or reduce the severity of inflammation in a mouse model of colitis.

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Research Finds Hysterectomy Alone Associated with Increased Long-Term Health Risks

Mayo Clinic researchers show that hysterectomy with ovarian conservation is associated with a significantly increased risk of several cardiovascular diseases and metabolic conditions. The findings are published in Menopause.







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