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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  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 22nd, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 1st, 2011

Colon cleansing ‘has no benefit’, but numerous side effects: Docs

Colon cleansing, mainly described as a natural way to enhance well-being, can cause side effects ranging from cramping to renal failure and death, a new research has found  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 31st, 2011

2,100 kids treated for eating disorders in last 3 years!

More than 2,100 children were treated for eating disorders before they reached their sixteenth birthday in the  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 28th, 2011

People who’ve undergone gastric bypass surgery eat less high fat food

A new study has revealed that gastric bypass surgery alters people’s food preferences so that they eat less high fat food  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Statins may reduce septic lung damage

New research suggests that treatment with the cholesterol drug simvastatin significantly reduces lung damage resulting from severe abdominal sepsis and infection  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Peppermint relieves irritable bowel disorder

Peppermint may help in relieving irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which affects up to a fifth of the population  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Cholesterol regulator plays key role in development of liver fibrosis

Scientists have found that a key regulator of cholesterol and fat metabolism in the liver also plays an  More...