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Researchers unlock a new means of growing intestinal stem cells

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have shown that they can grow unlimited quantities of intestinal stem cells, then stimulate them to...

Stem cells converted to living intestinal patches

More than 20,000 Danes suffer from chronic inflammatory bowel disease. They are treated with expensive medication that only dampens their symptoms, or have the affected...

Intestinal flora linked to health of obese people

An international consortium MetaHIT, which includes the research group of Jeroen Raes, has published in the leading journal Nature that there is a link...

Gut taste mechanisms are abnormal in diabetes sufferers

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered that the way the gut "tastes" sweet food may be defective in sufferers of type 2...

More intestinal cells can absorb larger particles

The small intestine employs more cells and mechanisms than scientists previously thought to absorb relatively large particles, such as those that could encapsulate protein-based...

Bacteria identified that may lead to inflammatory bowel disease in certain...

Certain bacteria that inhabit the intestine provide the environmental trigger that initiates and perpetuates chronic intestinal inflammation in individuals who are genetically susceptible to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a study led by Harvard S...

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