Tough Guts of Female Mice Point to Colitis, Michigan State University Study

Published: Jun 18, 2013

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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 it’s tricky to draw conclusions for human health, the findings could eventually help scientists better understand and treat the 1.4 million Americans suffering from inflammatory bowel diseases, or IBD.

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