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Antibodies Spell Trouble in Crohn's Disease
The presence of anti-microbial antibodies that have accumulated for years before a person is diagnosed with Crohn’s disease spells complications and a difficult course of treatment.
Liver transplant centers may be letting their sickest patients die waiting for a donor liver in an effort to improve their statistics on successful transplants, a new study charges.
Another month has come and gone, and April’s best health stories are right up there with the ones from February and March. Check out the top selections made by the editors at MD Magazine.
Diets high in fat may increase the likelihood that intestinal lining cells become cancerous, according to findings published in the journal Nature.
It turns out that your social network has more to do with just the likelihood of having plans on a Friday night. People with fewer friends have a lower pain tolerance, according to new research from Oxford University in England.
A group of compounds that figure in aging may also play a role in worsening COPD.
During a fecal matter transfer (FMT), non-pathogenic viruses were transferred from a healthy patient to three pediatric ulcerative colitis (UC) patients, according to findings published in mBio.
Physicians trying to improve quality of life for their COPD patients may find telemhealth techniques like scheduled phone check-ins useful, but studies have yet to show a clear benefit.
The history of botulinum toxins dates back hundreds of years. What it can mean for the future of medicine and what conditions it can help in the future remains to be seen.

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