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Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the bowel affecting at least 115,000 people in the UK. The condition usually develops in teenagers and young adults, but can be diagnosed at any age and is equally common in men and women.
Gut viruses contribute to human health, but provoke inflammation when perturbed

Gut viruses contribute to human health, but provoke inflammation when perturbed

Novel mechanistic insight into how gut bacteria work to tame intestinal inflammation

Novel mechanistic insight into how gut bacteria work to tame intestinal inflammation

Scientists develop a new computational biology method to better understand IBD

Scientists develop a new computational biology method to better understand IBD

Groundbreaking discovery could lead to the design of novel therapeutics for wound-healing

Groundbreaking discovery could lead to the design of novel therapeutics for wound-healing

People with inflammatory bowel disease have more fecal microplastics

People with inflammatory bowel disease have more fecal microplastics

'Rewiring' the mitochondria in macrophages can resolve inflammatory reactions

'Rewiring' the mitochondria in macrophages can resolve inflammatory reactions

New drug delivery strategy could make it easier for patients to take their medications

New drug delivery strategy could make it easier for patients to take their medications

Warped immune cell signaling during bile acid exposure may lead to Crohn’s disease

Warped immune cell signaling during bile acid exposure may lead to Crohn’s disease

Tumor microenvironment could improve cancer immunotherapy

Tumor microenvironment could improve cancer immunotherapy

New understanding of tumor microenvironment could help enhance immunotherapy

New understanding of tumor microenvironment could help enhance immunotherapy

Inherited genetic variation plays a role in how patients respond to cancer immunotherapy

Inherited genetic variation plays a role in how patients respond to cancer immunotherapy

Researchers demonstrate potential preventive treatment for Crohn's disease

Researchers demonstrate potential preventive treatment for Crohn's disease

Research may lead to new strategies for calcium malabsorption

Research may lead to new strategies for calcium malabsorption

Researchers find genetic correlations between inflammatory bowel disease and stress, depression

Researchers find genetic correlations between inflammatory bowel disease and stress, depression

Severe ulcerative colitis linked to newly-discovered strain of oral bacteria

Severe ulcerative colitis linked to newly-discovered strain of oral bacteria

Cell therapy designed to treat inflammatory bowel disease

Cell therapy designed to treat inflammatory bowel disease

Researchers uncover tissue reparative role for a rare immune cell in the gut

Researchers uncover tissue reparative role for a rare immune cell in the gut

New device can help grow human gut bacteria that protect against inflammation

New device can help grow human gut bacteria that protect against inflammation

Chronic inflammation disrupts tissue structure of the colon, study finds

Chronic inflammation disrupts tissue structure of the colon, study finds

Females rely on anti-inflammatory T cells for blood pressure control

Females rely on anti-inflammatory T cells for blood pressure control