A connection discovered between spondyloarthritis and inflammatory bowel disease

Spondyloarthritis and IBDs* share a specific intestinal dysbiosis, characterized by overrepresentation by Ruminococcus gnavus.   Spondyloarthritis is a multifactorial disease associated with joint inflammation and non-joint disorders like psoriasis and inflammation in the eye (uveitis) an...

Pollution, excess weight and microbiota: conections have been identified

Recent studies seem to indicate that an increased exposure to traffic-related air pollution plays an important role in type 2 diabetes. A team of American researchers showed that it also affected the intestinal microbiota of overweight or obese teenagers, and was thus detrimental to the proper metab...

Crohn’s disease is associated to an imbalance in the oral microbiota

Chinese researchers discovered that the oral microbiota of patients with chronic inflammatory bowel disease is less diversified than that of healthy people.   Pr. Martine Bonnaure-Mallet, a researcher at the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale(Inserm), reminds us tha...
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