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Could vitamin D supplements treat IBS?
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Could vitamin D supplements treat IBS?

People with irritable bowel syndrome could alleviate their symptoms by taking vitamin D supplements. This is the conclusion of a new study recently published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition that affects the large intestine. Symptoms includeabdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating, and constipation. It is estimated that IBS […]

How does high cholesterol cause cancer? Study sheds light
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How does high cholesterol cause cancer? Study sheds light

New research from the University of California, Los Angeles has found a previously unknown molecular mechanism involving cholesterol that may promote tumor growth in the intestines.  A report on the study — published in the journal Cell Stem Cell — reveals how increasing levels of cholesterol in mice increased proliferation of intestinal stem cells and made tumors grow […]