Tough guts of female mice may help IBD
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Study shows female mice have a natural protection from certain digestive conditions, which may lead to new therapies for Crohn’s and other inflammatory bowel diseases.
While the new study is a step toward better understanding of IBD, it’s not clear if women have the same kind of resistance to the condition as the female mice. “We want to know what it is about female mice allowing them to be protected,” says Laura McCabe a professor in the Michigan State University’s Departments of Physiology and Radiology. “If we can understand that, we might have a potential therapeutic target for people with IBD.”
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