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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.
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.
- January 17, 2014
Celiac patients with chronic intestinal damage are more likely to break a hip than patients whose intestines have healed.
- August 5, 2013
Celiac disease patients with ongoing intestine damage have a greater than 2-fold increased risk of lymphoma compared with those whose intestines healed.
- June 26, 2013
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is now one of just two hospitals in the United States to offer colon cancer screening using computer-assisted colonoscopy.
- June 20, 2013
Elevated antibodies to gluten proteins of wheat found in children with autism, but no connection to celiac disease.
- May 21, 2013
As graduates receive diplomas across the country or deliver speeches to fellow classmates, a familiar feeling often accompanies the pomp and circumstance. What exactly does it mean to have butterflies in your stomach?
- June 29, 2012
Under-performance of small bowel biopsy during endoscopy may explain the underdiagnosis of celiac disease in the United States.
- May 16, 2012
Researchers at Columbia’s Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) have discovered an uncommon bacterium, Sutterella, in the intestines of 12 of 23 children who had both autism and GI problems.
- January 12, 2012