Tag: T-Cells

Ulcerative colitis: Fresh approaches to taming inflammation

Ulcerative colitis: Fresh approaches to taming inflammation

Ulcerative colitis is one of the most common forms of inflammatory bowel disease and is characterised by inflammation of the colon and the rectum. The walls of the colon — also known as the mucosa — become inflamed and no longer provide an effective barrier between the inner cavity and

The Hopeful Link Between AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES & DEVELOPMENT

The Hopeful Link Between AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES & DEVELOPMENT

Having an autoimmune disease, such as asthma, irritable bowel syndrome, crohn’s disease, allergies, or certain skin conditions, really is no fun, especially as a child. While you’re supposed to be running around and exploring–maybe making a snowman or water-ballooning someone’s house–you’re stuck in a hospital bed with varying amounts of