How Gut Microbes Help Mend Damaged Muscles

The human immune system is incredibly versatile. Among its most skilled multitaskers are T cells, known for their role in everything from fighting infection to reining in inflammation to killing nascent tumors.

Now, in a surprising new discovery, Harvard Medical …

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Does Inflammation drive Crohn’s disease?

Changes in a single gene open the door for harmful gut bacteria to set off the inflammation that drives Crohn’s disease, according to a new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian investigators. These findings could one day …

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Environmental chemicals increase risk of inflammatory bowel disease

Using multiple research platforms, including a machine learning approach, investigators have identified environmental factors that promote gastrointestinal inflammation.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a condition characterized by chronic gastrointestinal inflammation, is becoming increasingly common in industrialized countries. While researchers have identified

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