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A new study suggests that depression and GI trouble sometimes spring from the same source—low serotonin—and identifies a potential treatment that could ease both conditions.
- March 25, 2019
3D imaging is revealing how friendly bacteria communicate with their hosts to take up residence in the gut.
- December 18, 2018
Columbia’s Celiac Disease Center will take part in a clinical trial to test what could be the first vaccine for people with the autoimmune disease.
- October 22, 2018
Though they can be difficult to detect, gastrointestinal disorders are common in kids with autism, sometimes causing anger, aggression, and other behavior problems.
- April 4, 2018
Pediatric gastroenterologist Jennifer Woo Baidal explains that obesity may increase the risk of a serious liver disease at a much younger age than once thought.
- September 13, 2017
On Celiac Awareness Day, gastroenterologist Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, of Columbia's Celiac Disease Center answered questions about the disease on Twitter.
- May 3, 2017
A new study shows that a low-gluten diet does not reduce heart disease risk in people without celiac disease.
- October 27, 2016
Scientists at Columbia University have identified a protein in liver cells that turns a relatively benign liver condition into a serious disease that can lead to liver failure.
- July 26, 2016
Researchers from Columbia University have found that people with non-celiac wheat sensitivity have a weakened intestinal barrier, which leads to a systemic immune response.
- April 25, 2016
For some types of autism, gastrointestinal problems may originate from the same genetic changes that lead to the behavioral and social characteristics of the condition.