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    Common Yeast May Worsen IBD Symptoms in Crohn’s Disease
    Research
    Mar 08, 2017

    Common Yeast May Worsen IBD Symptoms in Crohn’s Disease

    ibd, crohns disease, yeast

    During the past decade, the gut has experienced a renaissance as investigations focus on the role of the microbiome on human health. While most studies have focused on bacteria, the dominant microbial inhabitants in the gut, scientists at University of Utah Health Sciences used mouse studies to show the role of yeast in aggravating the symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Their work suggests that allopurinol, a generic drug already on the market, could offer some relief. ... Read More

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