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Crohn’s disease patients have specific IgG antibodies to human bacterial flagellins

Last year, Charles O. Elson, M.D., demonstrated a potential preventive treatment for Crohn’s disease, a form of inflammatory bowel disease. He used a mouse model that included immune-reactive T cells from patients with Crohn’s disease in a flagellin peptide-specific immunotherapy. This study provided proof-of-principle that a flagellin-directed immunotherapy might provide similar benefits in patients. Now… Read More »

Paleo or mediterranean diet best for crohns disease

February 24 at am. The yellow pigment curcumin present in turmeric has been shown to exhibit numerous anti-inflammatory properties [ ]. Gourmet’s Health and Nutrition Bites sent to you via email. The Westernized diet, characterized by increased consumption of PUFA, animal protein, and sugar as well as decreased consumption of fiber has been implicated as… Read More »