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New Compound Stops Progression Of Multiple Sclerosis In Animal Models

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have developed the first of a new class of highly selective compounds that effectively suppresses the severity of multiple sclerosis in animal models. The new compound could provide new and potentially more effective therapeutic approaches to multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases that affect patients […]

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Stress Affects The Balance Of Bacteria In The Gut And Immune Response

Stress can change the balance of bacteria that naturally live in the gut, according to research published this month in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. Exposure to stress led to changes in composition, diversity and number of gut microorganisms, according to scientists from The Ohio State University. The bacterial communities in the intestine became […]

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Young People With Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Should Be More Active

Children and adolescents growing up with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are less fit than their peers, says a study by researchers at McMaster University and the McMaster Children’s Hospital. The study, published in the Journal of Pediatrics online, shows children and youth with the most common forms of inflammatory bowel disease have aerobic fitness levels […]

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New Psychological Intervention Program For Those With Bowel Diseases

Disease is a private matter to many of us. For many reasons, we want to keep it to ourselves, and no cluster of disorders challenges patients’ need for privacy more than inflammatory bowel disease. Teenagers with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, often have serious trouble coping with the disorders. But […]

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