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Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society

Scientists Spot Genes Behind Crohn’s, Ulcerative Colitis

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Large study finds key mutations that may be tied to raised risk for inflammatory bowel disease

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Keeping Your Gut in Check: Healthy Options to Stay on Tract

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Could Germs in the Gut Give Rise to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

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Intestinal bacteria yield clues to the mysterious ailment, researchers say

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Fecal Transplant Shows Early Promise Against Autism

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Small, preliminary study found giving healthy gut bacteria to young patients led to reduction in symptoms

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Stress May Explain Digestive Issues in Kids with Autism

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Elevated stress hormone levels linked to stomach problems among these children, researchers say

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Study Ties Inflammation, Gut Bacteria to Type 1 Diabetes

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However, it's not yet clear if these factors actually cause the disease

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Study: El Nino Could Boost Lyme Disease in Western U.S.

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Northeast may also experience changes in infectious diseases due to weather variations, research suggests

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More Evidence Daily Aspirin May Fight Colon Cancer, Other Gastro Tumors

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4-year study found survival doubled for gastrointestinal cancer patients who took low-dose pill each day

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Americans’ Gut Bacteria Lack Diversity, Researchers Find

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People living in less-developed Papua New Guinea have 50 more types of bacteria

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Autism Tied to Higher Risk for Gut Troubles in Children

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In study, kids with the behavioral disorder were more prone to symptoms such as diarrhea or constipation
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