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Largest Ever Genetics Study Offers Hope to IBD Sufferers

Researchers who conducted the largest ever genetic study into inflammatory bowel disease have identified a genetic variant that doubles a person’s risk of developing ulcerative colitis. This exciting discovery is helping scientists move closer to understanding what causes the chronic condition and opens up new possibilities for more effective treatment in the future.

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Could stem cell transplants cure Crohn’s?

Stem cells are the body’s natural ‘renew and repair’ cells.  When someone develops a severe inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn’s, the body’s immune system starts to attack itself. Transplanting stem cells may help people with the disease by encouraging the immune system to “reset” itself.