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Common parasite uncovers key cause of Crohn's

(PhysOrg.com) -- Immune systems have their sinister side, especially when they have not learned how hard to fight. Crohn's disease and other inflammatory bowel diseases inflict more than a million Americans with debilitating ...

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Medical research
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A single-cell breakthrough

The human gut is a remarkable thing. Every week the intestines regenerate a new lining, sloughing off the equivalent surface area of a studio apartment and refurbishing it with new cells. For decades, researchers have known ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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