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Virginia Tech researchers help the body protect itself against inflammation and colon cancer

Posted on Posted in Colon Cancer News, Colorectal Cancer News, Inflammatory Bowel Disease News

(SOURCE: VIRGINIA TECH) – Could inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer be prevented by changing the shape of a single protein? There is an intimate link between uncontrolled inflammation in the gut associated with inflammatory bowel disease and the eventual development of colon cancer. This uncontrolled inflammation is associated with changes in bacteria populations in the […]

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Diagnosis Research: New Sensor Integrates Inflammatory Bowel Disease Detection into Colonoscopy Procedure

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(SOURCE: THE OPTICAL SOCIETY) – Device could fill major gap in IBD diagnosis and treatment by helping to distinguish disease subtype and inform a personalized approach to treatment.  Researchers have developed the first sensor capable of objectively identifying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and distinguishing between its two subtypes. The device represents a substantial achievement toward a more […]

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatment News: Research Offers New Insight for Developing More Effective Drugs to Combat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – RIVERSIDE) – UC Riverside research points to a specific receptor that therapeutic approaches could target.  Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestine that includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. It is commonly treated with one of several available biological drugs that block an inflammatory molecule called Tumor […]