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July 12, 2023

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Cancer's Origin Story Features Predictable Plot Line, Researchers Find

Human cells evolving in the laboratory undergo a series of predictable, sequential genetic changes that lead to pre-cancer. Blocking these changes may allow intervention before cancer ...

Thousands Suffer from Tabooed Disease: New Method Makes It Easier to Identify the Right Treatment

More than 10 urgent visits to the bathroom a day due to diarrhea can make it virtually impossible to lead a normal life. But new research can help doctors diagnose bile acid diarrhea and find the right ...

Scientists Link Genes to Diet in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

A study of the genetic variation that makes mice more susceptible to bowel inflammation after a high-fat diet has identified candidate genes which may drive inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in ...

Pathogenic Bacteria Use a Sugar in the Intestinal Mucus Layer to Infect the Gut, Study Shows

A new study shows the sugar sialic acid, which makes up part of the protective intestinal mucus layer, fuels disease-causing bacteria in the gut. The findings suggest a potential treatment target for intestinal bacterial infections and a range of ...

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A Step Toward Treating Chemotherapy-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a leading cause of death among American men, and it's resistant to one of the most powerful chemotherapy medications -- cisplatin. Now, researchers have developed the first ...

Brain-Belly Connection: Gut Health May Influence Likelihood of Developing Alzheimer's

A new study pinpoints 10 bacterial groups associated with Alzheimer's disease, provides new insights into the relationship between gut makeup and ...

Ingestible 'Electroceutical' Capsule Stimulates Hunger-Regulating Hormone

Engineers have shown that by using an ingestible capsule that delivers an electrical current to the cells they can stimulate the release of the hormone ghrelin. This approach could prove useful for ...

Significant Variation in Anatomy of Human Guts

New research finds there is significant variation in the anatomy of the human digestive system, with pronounced differences possible between healthy individuals. The finding has implications for ...

Chitin from Consuming Insects Can Help Both Gut Microbiota and Global Health

Increased insect consumption by humans may be better for both gut health and planetary health. Chitin (kai'tin) and healthy fats from insects appear to contribute to healthy gut microbiota and ...

Study Gives Insight Into Cause of Severe Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Investigators have identified a genetic variant that increases people's risk of developing perianal Crohn's disease, the most debilitating manifestation of Crohn's disease. The variant ...

Wonder Drug-Capsule May One Day Replace Insulin Injection for Diabetics

Scientists have designed a new type of oral capsule that could mean pain-free delivery of insulin and other protein drugs. Protein drugs had proven challenging to deliver orally as the drugs degrade ...

Potential New Treatment for Leaky Gut Using Milk-Derived Extracellular Vesicles

Milk-derived extracellular vesicles (mEVs), a type of natural nanoparticles present in bovine and human breast milk, are reported to restore gut barrier integrity, prevent leakage of bacterial toxins ...

Composition of Joint Lubricant Potential Culprit Behind Osteoarthritis

The exact mechanism of cartilage breakdown in osteoarthritis is unknown, but damage from mechanical stress with insufficient self-repair is believed to be the main culprit. The composition of ...

Study Sheds Light on How IBD Can Develop

A new study could help improve personalized medicine approaches in inflammatory bowel disease by understanding how patients with variants in the PTPN2 gene develop ...

Broccoli Consumption Protects Gut Lining, Reduces Disease, in Mice

Broccoli is known to be beneficial to our health. For example, research has shown that increased consumption of the cruciferous vegetable decreases incidence of cancer and type 2 diabetes. In a ...


Study to Decode Microbe-Gut Signaling Suggests Potential New Treatment for IBD

Fresh insights into how our bodies interact with the microbes living in our guts suggest that a two-drug combination may offer a new way to treat inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's ...

Engineered E. Coli Delivers Therapeutic Nanobodies to the Gut

Researchers have succeeded in developing an E. coli-based 'smart microbe' that secretes therapeutic payloads, including antibodies, into the gut. The genetically modified beneficial strain ...

Lone Star Tick Bites May Be to Blame for Unexplained Digestive Problems

New clinical guidance has been developed to help physicians and patients identify if unexplained digestive symptoms are due to alpha-gal syndrome, a food allergy that is caused by lone star tick ...

Molecular Component of Caffeine May Play a Role in Gut Health

A new study explores exactly what leads to the generation of Th17 cells -- an important subtype of cells in the intestine -- and uncovers some of the underappreciated molecular players and events ...

The Right Cocktail of Gut Enzymes Can Stop C. Diff in Its Tracks

Researchers found that certain enzymes within a class known as bile salt hydrolases (BSHs) can restrict Clostridioides difficile (C. diff.) colonization by both altering existing bile acids and by ...

Ultra-Soft and Highly Stretchable Hydrogel-Based Sensor for Monitoring Overactive Bladder

Researchers have developed an ultra-soft and highly stretchable tissue-adhesive hydrogel-based multifunctional implantable sensor for monitoring of overactive ...

Assessing the Risk of Excess Folic Acid Intake

Researchers assessed in an animal model the effect of folic acid supplementation on mutation rates and other genetic ...

研究发现干细胞疗法的希望for Perianal Fistulas in Patients With Crohn's Disease

A dissolvable plug delivered stem cell therapy with few side effects in patients with single tract perianal fistulas, researchers ...

Your Gut's Microbiome, on a Chip

Researchers describe how gut-on-a-chip devices can bridge lab models and human biology. Modeling the microbiome is particularly difficult because of its unique environmental conditions, but through ...

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