Digestive Disorders

DDW 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

DDW 2020 and all associated events, scheduled for May 2-5, 2020, in Chicago, have been cancelled. While we are disappointed to miss the science, education, and networking that are hallmarks of DDW, we must focus on the health and safety of our community. Thank you for your patience as we evaluated the status of DDW in light of the rapidly ...

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New findings on gut microbiome’s interactions with GI diseases

A study from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) offers new insight on how the gut bacteria of dogs interact with a healthy vs. unhealthy GI tract, which could contribute to the development of new therapies for GI diseases in both dogs and humans. In a study published on Oct. 31 in PLOS ONE, Amanda Blake, a doctoral ...

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Fasting-mimicking diet holds promise for people with digestive problem

What if a special diet could reduce inflammation and repair your gut? University of Southern California (USC) researchers provided evidence that a low-calorie “fasting-mimicking” diet has the potential to do just that. Published in the journal Cell Reports, the study reports on the health benefits of periodic cycles of the diet for people with inflammation and indicated that the diet ...

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