• Do Relatives of Patients With IBD Also Have Intestinal Dysbiosis?

Do Relatives of Patients With IBD Also Have Intestinal Dysbiosis?

The intestinal microbiota of many healthy, first-degree relatives of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is dysbiotic, signifying a pre-disease state, low-level inflammation, and susceptibility to IBD, researchers report in the November issue of Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Changes in the intestinal microbiome are involved in the pathogenesis

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Could Some Cases of IBS Actually Be Food Hypersensitivity?

Twenty-five percent of patients diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are actually hypersensitive to specific foods, according to a study in the November issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. IBS and food hypersensitivity reactions have many overlapping symptoms, including abdominal pain and discomfort, bloating, and altered bowel habits, making it

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