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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.
3D imaging is revealing how friendly bacteria communicate with their hosts to take up residence in the gut.
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.
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.
- October 13, 2014
A puzzling form of kidney disease—IgA nephropathy—appears to spring from the intestine, says study by CUMC researchers.
- May 16, 2014
People diagnosed with celiac disease are not at increased risk of melanoma, researchers at CUMC and Karolinska Institutet have found.