Ulcerative colitis: an innovative fecal transplant protocol

Preservation of anaerobic microorganisms in fecal transplants could lead to a less intensive but just as efficient treatment as standard methods in patients with ulcerative colitis.   While the involvement of the gut microbiota in chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s and ulcerativ...

Early dysbiosis in Crohn’s disease, delayed dysbiosis in ulcerative colitis

An international team has advanced a hypothesis on the etiology of chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (CIBD): neonatal intestinal dysbiosis is thought to induce the development of Crohn’s disease, while ulcerative colitis is thought to be correlated with day-to-day disruptions of the microbiota. ...

Antibiotics and pregnancy: what are the risks for the microbiotas of the mother and the child?

Taking antibiotics during pregnancy could cause or aggravate vaginal dysbiosis in pregnant women, which is not without consequences for their health and that of their children. This is demonstrated by three studies presented below and focusing on CIBD and premature birth. These studies corroborate r...
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Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs), like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, are correlated with an imbalance in the microbiota.
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