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Medical News Today: Why cannabis relieves IBD symptoms

Cannabis users report that the drug relieves symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease. A new study explains the mechanism behind this anecdotal evidence.

Medical News Today: Could treating these immune cells cure IBD?

By identifying a distinct group of CD4 T cells that create and perpetuate intestinal inflammation, scientists could be on track to finding a cure for IBD.

Medical News Today: Inflammatory bowel disease may raise Parkinson’s risk

Having IBD is tied to a 22 percent higher risk of Parkinson's disease, according to a nationwide Danish population study that covered nearly 40 years.

Medical News Today: E. coli toxin linked with inflammatory bowel disease

Researchers have accidentally discovered a surprising link between microcin B17, a toxin produced by E. coli, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Medical News Today: What to eat and avoid on a low-fiber diet

Fiber is an essential part of a healthful diet, but some people may benefit from eating less fiber, especially if they have irritable bowel disease (IBD) or have had a recent bowel surgery. In this article, learn which foods to eat and to avoid when on a low-fiber diet, as well as tips on how to get adequate nutrients.