Living With IBD: Surviving the Holidays

Parties and family gatherings with indulgent food, alcoholic beverages, and the stress of family pressures can lead to flare-ups of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert how to survive the holidays when ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 02, 2019


How to Relieve and Avoid Constipation Naturally

If you're seeking to relieve or avoid constipation without using medications, a few tweaks to your diet and lifestyle can help.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 08, 2019


The Science of Eating: Studying Food and How it Affects Us

For most of us, food is not just nutrition—it's social, it's how we bond, and how we spend time with our families.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 10, 2019


Research Closeup: Fungus and Crohn's disease

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai have linked a specific gut fungus with Crohn's disease.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 30, 2019


What are autoimmune diseases?

Because the immune system can target any part of the body, no two autoimmune diseases are the same.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 28, 2019


Research Closeup: Microorganism M. Smithii

A single-celled microbe that lives in our guts has been linked to some health conditions that can be tough to treat.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 13, 2019


Cow Milk vs. Milk Alternatives: Soy, Nut & Others

Cow, soy or nut milk: what’s the difference? We asked dietitian Keiy Murofushi what you need to know about the different kinds of milk out there. Learn more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 05, 2019


What Causes Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers?

Is it stress? Is it spicy food? What causes ulcers? To better understand ulcers and their causes, we asked Cedars-Sinai gastroenterologist Dr. Quin Liu.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 16, 2018


Why Are Ashkenazi Jews Likely to Get Crohn's Disease?

Increased genetic risk factors seen in Ashkenazi populations appear to be rooted in history.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 12, 2018


Food Poisoning: Signs & Treatment Tips

We all feel nauseated or have diarrhea from time to time, and it usually isn't food poisoning. So how do you know if you're poisoned? Learn more from an expert.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 19, 2018


Research Closeup: Fatty Liver Disease & Diet

"We're trying to understand why some people with liver disease progress to cancer, and why others do not."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 07, 2018


What Are Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells?

Cedars-Sinai is researching the use of "programmable" pluripotent stem cells to study gastrointestinal diseases by creating bio-chips stored in organs.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 04, 2018


New Organ-Chip Can Re-Create Intestinal Cells

The Intestine-Chip could allow researchers to find the best personalized treatment outside of the body.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 04, 2018


Celiac Disease vs. Gluten Intolerance - Diet Advice

Over the past few years, it's become trendy to go gluten-free. But is it really a good idea?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 18, 2018


What Causes Heartburn (Acid Reflux)?

What should you do to prevent or relieve heartburn? And how do you know when you should see your doctor?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 17, 2018