Tag Archives: IBD

Does intestinal inflammation impact the lung response to bacterial endotoxin?

Lung inflammation leading to airway hyperresponsiveness causes illnesses for more than ten percent of the population in USA. Recent research had indicated that patients with inflammatory bowel disease have higher incidence of airway hyperresponsiveness compared to the

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) 2017: sorting out calls for inflammation

For its structure and function, the human gut can be considered as a barrier hub wherein the outer environment (comprising the huge antigenic contents of the gut microflora – the well-known microbiome populating the gut lumen with

The apothecary inside us

New drugs might be found right under our noses or, more precisely, in our guts as we learn more about the ways metabolites from intestinal bacteria modulate human metabolic and immunity pathways.  Our recently published paper in