In this 12-minute podcast, Vrinda Bhardwaj, MD, from Children's Hospital Los Angeles, reviews the use of elemental and elimination diets for treatment of eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases in children.
In this new interactive quiz, we present a case of a 2-year-old boy with significant failure to thrive and nonbloody, nonbilious vomiting.
inflammatory bowel disease
Data from previous studies suggest that gut microbiota play a critical part in the development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In this study, researchers compared the intestinal microbiota of newly diagnosed pediatric patients with IBD with that of healthy siblings and healthy controls.
BASDs impair the primary pathway of bile acid synthesis and lead to reduced primary bile acids, upregulated synthesis of cholesterol, and production and accumulation of hepatotoxic atypical bile acids.