Depression may be a new biomarker for the onset of specific bowel conditions, researchers report. The study found those with digestive disorders such as IBS, Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis were more likely to be diagnosed with depression up to nine years prior to being diagnosed with bowel conditions.
Organ-on-a-chip models reveal how different tissue contribute to inflammatory diseases such as ulcerative colitis.
Diagnosis of inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis during adulthood has been linked to a 50% higher mortality rate and shorter life expectancy in those over 50. The increased risk of death remained after the introduction of therapies aimed at treating the conditions but decreased over time.
Researchers report an elevated risk of women with inflammatory bowel disease being diagnosed with mental health problems after giving birth. The study reports that for every 43 pregnancies, there is one case of a new mental illness diagnosis for women with IBD compared to women without the condition.
Researchers have identified biomarkers for chronic fatigue syndrome in gut bacteria and in inflammatory microbial agents in the blood.
According to a new study, researchers have implicated a central regulator as a cause of MS and ulcerative colitis.
Researchers link disrupted sleep and circadian rhythm as risk factors for alcoholic liver disease.