Newest Culprits of Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

January 26, 2015 3:42 PM

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Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, WA, had recently discovered the correlation between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and the steady increase in the diversity of viruses.

While prior studies had highlighted the definitive relationship between IBD and decreased bacteria diversity in the gut, the Washington University scientists noted that IBD patients had a myriad of viruses lurking in their digestive systems compared with the healthy study subjects.

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