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Health News - GastroIntestinal

Additional interim data supporting long-term use of vedolizumab in patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease published
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited announced that two interim reports from the ongoing, open-label GEMINI long-term safety (LTS) study describing clinical data of long-term Entyvio (vedolizumab)... (Medical News Today)

Men with high genetic chance of bowel cancer could have lower risk with healthy lifestyles
Men with a high genetic risk of developing bowel cancer over the next 25 years could have a lower risk of developing the disease if they also have a healthy lifestyle, according to a Cancer... (Medical News Today)

New receptors point to targets for C. difficile infections
A family of receptors that enable disease-causing toxins produced by the bacterium Clostridium difficile to enter host cells in mice is identified in a study published in Nature this week. (Medical News Today)

Heart disease exercise programme could work for bowel cancer patients
Could rehabilitation programmes for heart disease patients be used to help people recovering from bowel cancer get back on their feet? (Medical News Today)

1 in 5 emergency bowel cancer patients had symptoms before diagnosis
Around one in five bowel cancer patients diagnosed after an emergency presentation have displayed at least one cancer 'alarm symptom' in the year leading up to their diagnosis, according to a... (Medical News Today)

Cancer prevention benefits of colonoscopy may diminish after age 75
Colonoscopy screening is modestly effective for preventing colorectal cancer in patients aged 70 to 74, but the cancer prevention benefits may begin to diminish in older patients. (Medical News Today)

High-zinc diet may raise risk of C. difficile infection
Too much zinc in the diet may alter gut microbiota, increasing susceptibility to Clostridium difficile infection, especially for those using antibiotics. (Medical News Today)

Nearly one-third of unnecessary endoscopies could be avoided with faeces blood test
The number of patients referred to the hospital for an unnecessary endoscopy could be cut by nearly a third if an additional test that can be carried out by a GP could be incorporated, according to... (Medical News Today)

Unique molecular atlas of pancreas produced
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have managed to produce the first molecular map of the genes that are active in the various cells of the human pancreas. (Medical News Today)

Gut bacteria may affect obesity risk in youth
Children and adolescents who are obese have different populations of gut microbes compared with youths of a normal weight, new research finds. (Medical News Today)

New therapeutic target for Crohn's disease
Research from the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) identifies a promising new target for future drugs to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). (Medical News Today)

Gut pathogens thrive on body's tissue-repair mechanism
Why do some foodborne bacteria make us sick? A paper published in the journal Science has found that pathogens in the intestinal tract cause harm because they benefit from immune system responses... (Medical News Today)

Deworming drugs could treat deadly C. difficile infection
A class of drugs used to deworm animals may have the potential to treat even the deadliest strains of Clostridium difficile in humans, new study suggests. (Medical News Today)

Gluten Intolerance: Signs and Symptoms
With gluten intolerance, the reaction to eating gluten is not the same as with celiac disease, but symptoms are similar. Learn more about the signs here. (Medical News Today)

Acupuncture safe and effective for severe functional constipation
Eight weeks of electroacupuncture, a technique where an electrical current is passed between a pair of acupuncture needles, is safe and effective for relieving chronic constipation. (Medical News Today)

10 Simple Remedies for Heartburn Relief
Heartburn, also known as gastrointestinal reflux, can cause great discomfort. These 10 remedies could help people prevent and treat the symptoms. (Medical News Today)

Clues in microbiome of infants point to future allergies and asthma
Composition of the gut microbiome of infants has been found to match the likelihood, or not, of developing asthma and allergies later in life. (Medical News Today)

Gut bacteria and the brain: Are we controlled by microbes?
How much influence do your gut bacteria have on your state of mind? Perhaps more than you think, according to research into the microbiome-gut-brain axis. (Medical News Today)

Gluten-free diet gains popularity, despite no rise in celiac disease
There has been a rise in the number of Americans choosing to go gluten-free, even though the prevalence of celiac disease has remained steady, study finds. (Medical News Today)

Crohn's disease: Potential treatment to prevent fibrosis uncovered
Scientists have made a significant discovery in understanding the cause of fibrosis in Crohn's disease, which offers a target for potential therapies. (Medical News Today)

Antibiotics in early life could raise children's food allergy risk
Children prescribed antibiotics in the first year of life may be at higher risk of food allergies, with the risk increasing with higher antibiotic use. (Medical News Today)

ICU patients lose helpful gut bacteria within days of hospital admission
The microbiome of patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) at a hospital differs dramatically from that of healthy patients, according to a new study published in mSphere. (Medical News Today)

Retinoic acid suppresses colorectal cancer development, Stanford study finds
Retinoic acid, a compound derived in the body from vitamin A, plays a critical role in suppressing colorectal cancer in mice and humans, according to researchers at the Stanford University School... (Medical News Today)

Study may explain why people with type O blood more likely to die of cholera
People with blood type O often get more severely ill from cholera than people of other blood types. New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may explain why. (Medical News Today)

Deadly strep infection in infants could be prevented with breast milk sugars
Naturally occurring sugars present in some women's breast milk have the potential to prevent group B streptococcus infection in babies, researchers find. (Medical News Today)

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