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Year in Review: Ulcerative Colitis

Year in Review: Ulcerative Colitis

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The Link Between IBD and Depression

The association between disease activity and emotional processing biases may play a role in the higher rates of depression in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Exclusive Enteral Nutrition Significantly Alters Gut Microbiota in IBD

Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis comprise the 2 primary subtypes of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). IBD currently has no known cure and whose pathogenesis is not well understood. However, an increasing amount of research points to genetic risk factors combined with antibiotic use and changes in intestinal microbiota as triggers for the onset of IBD.1,2…