Navigation Links
Celiac and Crohn's Disease May Share Genetic Risk Factors
Date:1/27/2011

THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Celiac disease and Crohn's disease share several genetic risk factors, a new study finds.

Celiac disease, which makes it hard to absorb nutrients properly, is an inherited autoimmune disease in which the lining of the small intestine is damaged by gluten and other protein found in wheat and some other grains. Crohn's disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease.

An international team of researchers conducted a meta-analysis of genome-wide data for the conditions, both considered inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. The causes of the diseases are only partly understood, although it is known that genetic and environmental factors are involved.

Previous research has shown that people with celiac disease have an increased risk of developing Crohn's disease, which suggested that the two conditions would share genetic risk factors.

The scientists in this study pinpointed two new shared genetic risk loci -- that is, specific locations of genes or DNA sequence on a chromosome. They also found two shared risk loci that had previously been independently identified for each disease.

The study was published Jan. 27 in the journal PLoS Genetics.

Further investigation is needed to understand how these four genetic risk factors influence both celiac and Crohn's disease, the researchers said in a news release from the publisher.

More information

The American Academy of Family Physicians has more about inflammatory bowel disease.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: PLoS Genetics, news release, Jan. 27, 2011


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Pinpointing immune system disturbances in celiac disease
2. Gut bacteria offer new insights -- and hope -- for people with celiac disease
3. Carol Fenster Offers Tips for Gluten-Free Cooking with Sorghum: May is National Celiac Awareness Month
4. C-Sections May Raise Celiac Disease Risk in Offspring
5. LoveToKnow.com Launches Gluten Free Channel and Will Donate to National Foundation for Celiac Awareness
6. Study Points to Molecular Origins of Celiac Disease
7. Vitamins needed to help celiacs stave off bone disease
8. Early life stress may predict cardiovascular disease
9. Study finds racial gaps continue in heart disease awareness
10. Bowel disease link to blood clots
11. Womens Heart Disease Awareness Still Lacking
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Celiac and Crohn's Disease May Share Genetic Risk Factors 
(Date:11/26/2014)... Anthropologists have identified concrete recommendations that ... Ebola, improve international support, and pave the way ... Africa. , The report, “Strengthening West African ... Insights,” will be made public during a press ... Fri., Dec. 5, 11 a.m., at the AAA ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Angeles, California (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 ... score of 3.9 out of 5. This score represents ... over the three years to 2014 as a result ... for medical suction machines, which are largely considered nondiscretionary. ... the purchasing process, buyers have some degree of flexibility, ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 For those with a New Year’s ... MILLS BODYPUMP™ classes at the University of Colorado Anschutz ... been looking for. The 45- 60 minute classes have just ... Wellness Center fitness club memberships. , LES MILLS BODYPUMP™ exercise ... and are aimed at fast results , By focusing ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 News Facts , Lexmark’s ... at RSNA 2014 in Chicago. The company will ... diagnostic images, photos, videos and documents found throughout ... will learn more about these innovative medical content ... partner initiatives – that enable more informed clinical ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... of the most important and vital decisions a woman ... choosing the ideal wedding dress and bridesmaid dresses. BellasDress.com ... quality outfits. Today, BellasDress.com has unveiled its new range ... suitable bridesmaid gowns here at discount prices. , Formal ... and highlight all their most beautiful features while drawing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Anthropologists Release Recommendations, Better Practices to Contain Ebola 2Health News:Anthropologists Release Recommendations, Better Practices to Contain Ebola 3Health News:Medical Suction & Vacuum Products Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 2Health News:Medical Suction & Vacuum Products Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 3Health News:Medical Suction & Vacuum Products Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 4Health News:LES MILLS BODYPUMP™ classes come to the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center 2Health News:Perceptive Software to Demonstrate New Medical Content Management Features and Capabilities at RSNA 2014 2Health News:Perceptive Software to Demonstrate New Medical Content Management Features and Capabilities at RSNA 2014 3Health News:Royal Blue Bridesmaid Dresses Now Are Available for Christmas at BellasDress.com 2
... Jesse Salen, the VP of Sales and Technology at Online Radiology ... are available, including remote reading of echo-cardiogram ultrasounds and functional MRI ... ... November 14, 2008 -- RSNA 2008 Booth 3661 -- Jesse Salen, ...
... a metabolism booster, weight reducer and athletic enhancer, sales of acai products ... harvested in the Brazilian rainforest from acai palms that may reach heights ... to harvest edible hearts of palm. , ... Green Bay, WI (PRWEB) ...
... the four social environments in which young people livefamilies, ... whether teens misuse alcohol, with risk from one area ... , That,s the finding of a new longitudinal study ... at Chapel Hill, the University of California at Davis, ...
... other diagnostic measures, British researchers report , , THURSDAY, Nov. ... the standard test for measuring the activity of the ... coronary problems for people who are examined because of ... with stable chest pain, suspected angina, the resting EKG ...
... Va., Nov. 13, 2008 James G.,Carlson, Chairman and CEO ... America,s "Premature Birth Report Card," which was,released November 12 by ... deserves a fair chance to grow up in good,health. But ... its ,Premature,Birth Report Card, that is not the case today. ...
... Nov. 13 There are more than 70,million Americans ... States. As part,of Kmart,s effort to provide helpful information ... Day on November 18th from 9am-1pm,at all 1100 Kmart ... include free blood pressure,screenings, free memory screenings, Medicare health ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Teleradiology Reading Services Are Available at Online Radiology Medical Group, Inc. 2Health News:New Teleradiology Reading Services Are Available at Online Radiology Medical Group, Inc. 3Health News:Research Finds The Brazilian Acai Absorbs Much Better Than Any Other Fruit 2Health News:Families, friends, schools and neighborhoods contribute to adolescent alcohol misuse 2Health News:EKG Not Strong Predictor of Heart Risk 2Health News:EKG Not Strong Predictor of Heart Risk 3Health News:AMERIGROUP Chairman and CEO Urges Action to Improve Nation's 'Premature Birth Report Card' 2Health News:Kmart Pharmacy Celebrates GoldK Day for Seniors 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... Mass. , Nov. 25, 2014 Reinforcing ... Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: ... and Drug Administration (FDA) for its IQon Spectral ... imaging. This first-of-its kind technology adds a new dimension ... offering the ability to characterize structures based on their ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... EMERYVILLE, Calif. , Nov. 25, 2014 ... nanotechnology company focused on the development of ... more accurate testing in hospital and pre-hospital ... Standards Organization (ISO) 13485:2003 certification.  The certification ... (BSI), one of the world,s leading certification ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014  Unilife Corporation (NASDAQ: UNIS, ASX: UNS), a ... today announced that its Chairman and CEO, Alan ... Jaffray 26th Annual Healthcare Conference at the New York ... 2, 2014. The conference presentation will ... only Webcast. To listen, please go to: http://ir.unilife.com/events.cfm ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Philips receives FDA 510(k) clearance for IQon Spectral CT 2Philips receives FDA 510(k) clearance for IQon Spectral CT 3Nanomix Receives ISO 13485:2003 Certification 2Unilife to Present at the Piper Jaffray 26th Annual Healthcare Conference on December 2nd 2
... Statement and National HIV/AIDS Elimination Act, NEW YORK, ... role of,advancing prophetic social justice ministry, Black clergy are ... for theologically,sound HIV/AIDS public policy. Working with the National ... live up to the biblical,mandate that calls us to ...
... HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 10 Face,transplants, once on ... because of new estimates that suggest the risk ... according to a recent,review in Plastic and Reconstructive ... Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)., "We can ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Statement From The National Conclave on HIV/AIDS Policy for Black Clergy 2Statement From The National Conclave on HIV/AIDS Policy for Black Clergy 3Risks Associated With Face Transplants May Be Lower Than Previously Thought, ASPS Journal Review Suggests 2
10-mm (0.4-in) diameter cups have multi-color lead wires and 2-mm (0.08-in) holes for easy paste/collodion application. Available in a variety of lengths to suit many different needs....
... head cap systems are packaged to provide ... Electro-Cap System features pure tin electrodes positioned ... you place your order, please specify which ... cap system and whether you want regular ...
... takes you into the OR, ER, or ICU, ... Cadwells new shielded electrodes. Keeping noise low and ... disc electrode has a special shielded cable that ... effects of 60-cycle interference. That means you get ...
... incorporates the principle of indirect ophthalmoscopy in the ... to 130 degrees of non-contact fundus observation. ... rotated freely so that the extreme periphery can ... pupils is possible. The SDI erects the ...
Medicine Products: