Fungi and Bacteria Could Be Targeted Together to Treat IBD, Study Suggests

Fungi and Bacteria Could Be Targeted Together to Treat IBD, Study Suggests
Bacteria and fungi appear to work together to exacerbate certain symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn's disease, a new review highlights. The study, "The mycobiome: Role in health and disease, and as a potential probiotic target in gastrointestinal disease," was published in Digestive and Liver Disease. Most studies that have investigated the role of the gut microbiome in relation to IBD have only focused on bacteria, not fungus, overlooking a key organism of the gut. Recently, researchers at
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