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Crohn's disease

Immune system pathway may be key to Crohn’s disease treatment

Treatment options for Crohn’s disease tend to focus on symptom control, but new research highlights a potential treatment option that targets a pathway in the immune system itself. Scientists at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH, have published the results of their 3-year study in the journal Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology

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Fibromyalgia

Gut Bacteria Linked to Fibromyalgia

Patients with fibromyalgia appear to have specific gut microbiome alterations that differ from their healthy peers, new research suggests. In the “first evidence” to show this connection, investigators found that women with fibromyalgia had significant differences in 19 species of gut bacteria compared with healthy controls. They also had higher serum levels of butyrate and lower levels

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