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Lifetime psychological traumas may lead to irritable bowel syndrome

Researchers have revealed that psychological and emotional traumas experienced over a lifetime – such as the death of a loved one, divorce, natural disaster Continue reading “Lifetime psychological traumas may lead to irritable bowel syndrome” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Geographical variation plays role in chronic digestive conditions

Geographic variation does play a role in determining occurrence of chronic digestive diseases, US researchers say Continue reading “Geographical variation plays role in chronic digestive conditions” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
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Drinking more fluids could cut men’s bladder cancer risk

Drinking plenty of fluids may help men to protect against bladder cancer, a new study has suggested Continue reading “Drinking more fluids could cut men’s bladder cancer risk” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
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Even low-doses of aspirin ups risk of GI bleeding

The use of low-dose aspirin for cardiovascular disease and cancer increases the risk for gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, according to a new study Continue reading “Even low-doses of aspirin ups risk of GI More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 8th, 2011
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New device to explore your guts

Gastric disorders can now be easily diagnosed with the help of a new device that provides unprecedented clarity of muscular contractions even in the deepest digestive parts Continue reading “New device to More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
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Upset tummies cost Britain 11 mn working days a year

One in four Britons suffers a stomach upset every year. This equates to more than 11 million lost working days each year, a media report said Continue reading “Upset tummies cost Britain 11 mn working days More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
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Friendly bugs can now be delivered safely to guts

Shuttling friendly bugs to intestines is a challenging task as most of them perish under heavy acidic conditions of the stomach but a new technology can now deliver them safely to the guts Continue reading “Friendly More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 2nd, 2011
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Antacids may lead to ‘difficult to treat’ small intestine ulcers

A new McMaster study has revealed that antacids that we take to reduce the chances of stomach ulcers we think can be caused by arthritis drugs, may result in irreparable harm to the small intestine Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 24th, 2011
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Novel cytokine that can cure ulcerative colitis identified

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have discovered that expression of a newly identified human cytokine can protect mice from ulcerative colitis Continue reading “Novel More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 22nd, 2011
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Mechanism to protect against antibiotic-resistant hospital-acquired infection discovered

A key mechanism used by intestinal cells to defend themselves against one of the world”s most common hospital-acquired bacterial infections has been discovered by researchers Continue reading “Mechanism More...