From the NDDIC: Digestive Diseases Research and News

Digestive Diseases Research and News

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June 2013


Study Finding: Improved Mouse Model Simulates Alcoholic Liver Disease

Researchers from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of the National Institutes of Health, have developed a new mouse model of alcoholic liver disease.


Study Finding: Gut Bacteria May Play a Role in Obesity and Glucose Tolerance

Researchers have found that a stomach bacterium called Helicobacter pylori may play a role in controlling glucose tolerance and body weight.


Study Finding: Liver Stem Cells Discovered in Mice

Scientists successfully identified and grew a renewable population of liver stem cells for the first time, a new study reported. The findings could eventually lead to approaches that help rejuvenate damaged livers in people.


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