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Hidden battle: Raising awareness of a disease no one wants to talk about

Posted: May 1 2018

One in 250 Australians are sufferers of a disease that has no cure, is increasingly prevalent, is most commonly diagnosed in young people and yet is barely spoken about. May is the awareness month for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis which are collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Sufferers are reluctant to speak about their illness for fear […]

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The bugs responsible for Crohn’s disease

By Paul Bertrand

A study published today in the journal Cell Host & Microbe reveals that the make up of a person’s gut bacteria changes when they develop Crohn’s disease.

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