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Statins and gastro-intestinal diseases

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Statins have a mixed press but overall they reduce all-cause mortality by the order of 30%. There is growing evidence that this may apply to wide range of Gastrointestinal conditions. Statins are likely to be reducing the damage caused by environmental agents by limiting the inflammatory response. This mechanism underlies most chronic diseases from disease of the arteries to cancer and other benign conditions from which modern man suffers. Read More

Diet and Crohn’s Disease

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Our group has just had published a review of dietary treatment in Crohn’s disease and our latest research on the effect of diet on Crohn’s disease. Diet must play an important part in the origins of Crohn’s disease and evidence for this comes from a number of different sources. Read More