Gastroenterology

Do probiotics work?

November 25, 2014

Dozens of yogurts and other food products claim they contain "good" bacteria that promote a healthy digestive system. But do they work? We spoke to Dr. Stefano Guandalini about the latest research on pre- and probiotics. [Read More]

Are Viruses Causing Celiac Disease?

September 3, 2014

Celiac disease is triggered by the body's autoimmune response to the protein gluten, but do viruses contribute to this reaction too? UChicago Celiac Disease Center researcher Dr. Valentina Discepolo writes about how understanding the body's response could lead to better treatment. [Read More]
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