Gastroenterology Gateway

Welcome to BioMed Central's Gastroenterology Gateway, featuring articles from our journals within this field as well as useful resources and news items.


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    Helminthes, hygiene and autoimmunity

    Yehuda Shoenfeld and colleagues review the Hygiene Hypothesis, focusing on the immunoprotective and immunotherapeutic effects helminthes may play in autoimmunity, and discuss the potential therapies that may be on the horizon.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:81
  • Host-microbiome interaction analysis

    Microbiome and host transcriptome analysis of ulcerative colitis patients following IPAA surgery

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:67
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    Genes linked to colon cancer prognosis

    In an analysis of genes that are differentially expressed in colon cancer, having more de-regulated pathways is associated with improved survival, providing insights into the links between differential gene expression and colon cancer prognosis.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:75
  • Colon cancer 5hmC

    Promoters 5-hydroxymethylated during normal colon differentiation are resistant to neoplastic hypermethylation

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:69
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    Guidelines on NSAID use in OA

    A multidisciplinary group of clinicians provide consensus-based recommendations for prescribing of non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in patients with osteoarthritis (OA), dependent on individual levels of risk for gastrointestinal and cardiovascular complications.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:55


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Satya Narayan

Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and UF Shands Cancer Center, University of Florida.