Crohn's Disease

Study Shows Metallothionein Genes has No Association with Crohn's Disease

Metallothioneins (MTs) are exceptional candidate genes for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and have formerly been shown to have altered expression in both human & animal studies of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

 Metallothionein Genes
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Symposium Highlights, Immune Function: Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Enzymes.

On October 1 and 2, 2010, Health Education and WorldLink Medical, in partnership with Klaire Labs, a division of ProThera Inc., sponsored the Fourth Annual Probiotic Symposium on Immune Function: Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Enzymes, held in New Orleans.

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Crohn’s Disease Prevents Absorption Of Crucial Vitamin

Gastrointestinal health experts at the Boston University School of Medicine have found that Crohn's Disease, a chronic digestive condition, may prevent the body from absorbing Vitamin D, a nutrient crucial for maintaining bone health.


Their results appeared in the Journal Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD).

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