Flavonoids in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Review

  title={Flavonoids in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Review},
  author={Teresa Vezza and Alba Rodr{\'i}guez-Nogales and Francesca Algieri and Mar{\'i}a Pilar Utrilla and Mar{\'i}a Elena Rodr{\'i}guez-Cabezas and Julio G{\'a}lvez},
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is characterized by chronic inflammation of the intestine that compromises the patients' life quality and requires sustained pharmacological and surgical treatments. Since their etiology is not completely understood, non-fully-efficient drugs have been developed and those that have shown effectiveness are not devoid of quite important adverse effects that impair their long-term use. In this regard, a growing body of evidence confirms the health benefits of… CONTINUE READING
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