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Treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Stem Cells

Treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Stem Cells

Over the past few years, data have accumulated showing the promise for cell-based therapies to help with the treatment of perianal Crohn’s disease. Specifically, stem cells appear to offer the opportunity to overcome several weaknesses associated with conventional therapies that have targeted perianal Crohn’s disease. Based on these positive results, scientists and healthcare providers have…

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Promising Data for the Use of Stem Cells to Treat Perianal Crohn’s Disease is Accumulating

Promising Data for the Use of Stem Cells to Treat Perianal Crohn’s Disease is Accumulating

Crohn’s disease, a form of chronic inflammatory bowel disease, affects an estimated 700,000 people in the United States, affecting men and women equally. While the disease is characterized by abnormal inflammation in the gastrointestinal and digestive tracts, some people with the illness develop perianal Crohn’s disease. In this case, the inflammation extends to areas around…

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Can Zinc Supplements Improve Leaky Gut Syndrome in Crohn’s Disease?

Can Zinc Supplements Improve Leaky Gut Syndrome in Crohn’s Disease?

Crohn’s disease is a rare but serious inflammatory bowel disease. The condition causes the digestive tract lining to become inflamed, leading to symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, fatigue, weight loss, and malnutrition. Individuals with Crohn’s disease are also more likely to experience small intestine permeability, or what’s known as “leaky gut.” While there is…

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