Vit D and IBD

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A research paper published in the United European Gastroenterology Journal showed that if you are experiencing a period of remission with Cohn’s disease that…

IBD and C Difficile Infection

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Many patients with diarrhoea diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are not routinely checked for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), researchers have found.[1] This organism…

Autoimmunity and the Worm

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An immunologist, Dr Joel Weinstock provoked mixed reactions from the scientific community when he suggested that in line with Strachan’s hygiene theory[1] and Rook’s…

Faecal Transplant (FT) and IBD

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I have explored the role of appropriate transplantation in the resolution of MRSA infection that fails to resolve with antibiotic therapy, and have intimated…