News tagged with chronic inflammatory disease

The heritability of Crohn's disease better understood

A University of Liege GIGA-Research Unit team has discovered new particular genetic mutations which influence hereditary predisposition to Crohn's disease, a chronic inflammatory disease of the bowel. The rare variants discovered ...

dateDec 17, 2010 in Genetics
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30 new gene variants linked to Crohn's disease

An international team of scientists, including researchers from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, have found 30 new gene variants associated with the risk of Crohns disease. The results of the study provide valuable insight ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Genetics
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First Irish genome sequenced

The first entire genome of an Irish individual has been sequenced. The sequence is reported in BioMed Central's open access journal, Genome Biology and provides insight into the evolutionary history of this distinct lineag ...

dateSep 07, 2010 in Genetics
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Blood test for inflammation may be sign of colon cancer

A blood test used to determine the level of inflammation in the body may offer some help in assessing colon cancer risk, according to results of a study to be presented by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's Gong Yang, M.D., ...

dateApr 19, 2010 in Cancer
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Therapeutic effect of fermented milk on chronic gastritis

A research team from Argentina investigated the potential therapeutic effect of exopolysaccharide (EPS)-producing Streptococcus thermophilus CRL 1190 fermented milk on chronic gastritis in mice. They found that both fermented ...

dateApr 09, 2010 in Cancer
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