Tag: "bowel" at biology news
Scientists move closer to bio-engineered bladders
... bowel, but this can lead to complications, as the bowel
does not have the same urine-holding properties as urothelial cells. One solution could be to use laboratory-grown urothelial cells to line a section of bowel." The hope in the long term is that collaborative research to combine Professor Southgate...
Gene identified for Crohn's disease in children
...ciated with Crohns disease and the closely related bowel
disorder ulcerative colitis....
Gene discovered for type 1 diabetes in children
...ficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, inflammatory bowel
disease, hypertension, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and the pediatric cancer neuroblastoma. The Center recently contributed 4,000 DNA samples to an industry-hosted database that serves as a free repository of control samples for researchers seeking ...
Antibody linked to MS significantly higher in spinal fluid of blacks
...ten strike in episodic bursts, include bladder and bowel
dysfunction, memory problems, fatigue, dizziness, depression, difficulty walking, numbness, pain and vision problems. The disease is more common among Caucasians than any other group and affects two to three times as many women as men. Research has ...
Inflammation is at the origin and progression of diseases such as diabetes or cancer
...e. Asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel
disease, psoriasis, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimers disease and, most recently, type 2 diabetes and cancer, are diseases that have been associated with chronic inflammation. Carme Caelles, researcher at IRB Barcelona and co-organiser of the conference...
University of Washington researchers play leading role in major study of human genome function
...ses, like prostate and colon cancer, inflammatory bowel
disease, arthritis, and diabetes. By having a complete map of functional DNA within the genome, biomedical scientists will be able to track down the causes of these diseases far more rapidly than before, and will be better equipped to treat or preven...
Largest ever study of genetics of common diseases published today
... genes for Crohn's disease (a type of inflammatory bowel
disease). For the first time, the researchers have...tion of gut bacteria in health and in inflammatory bowel
disease and could have clinical significance in the future. "The link between type 1 diabetes and ...
PET/CT should be 'first-step' test for patients with Crohn's disease
...lained Hustinx. Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel
disease (IBD) that can affect the digestive system...in the blood) as well as direct examination of the bowel
using ileocolonoscopy, an endoscopic examination of the large bowel, where the last part of the smal...
Stuck on you: CEACAM6 helps E. coli stick to intestinal lining in Crohn's disease
...EACAM6 expression in individuals with inflammatory bowel
disease could be used as a diagnostic marker for Crohn's disease. ...
JCI table of contents: May 24, 2007
...EACAM6 expression in individuals with inflammatory bowel
disease could be used as a diagnostic marker for Crohn's disease. TITLE: CEACAM6 acts as a receptor for adherent-invasive E. coli supporting ileal mucosa colonization in Crohn disease AUTHOR CONTACT: Arlette Darfeuille-Michaud Universit dAuverg...
Flaws in colonoscopies may increase risk of colon cancer
...herapeutic procedures, monitoring for inflammatory bowel
disease (IBD) and age (no one older than 80 or you... in imaging the colon, mainly due to problems with bowel
preparation. However, contrary to popular belief, aborted examinations due to discomfort in the eld...
Studies assess effectiveness of serotonin and nerve stimulants on irritable bowel syndromes
...lants or reactors, which sometimes cause irritable bowel
syndrome (IBS) or constipation. Two studies prese...owel, such as constipation, diarrhea and irritable bowel
syndrome, are quite troubling for a large number of individuals. These conditions can be highly vola...
New data on the probiotic strain Bifantis shows anti-inflammatory properties
...with a variety of conditions, such as inflammatory bowel
disease, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, diabet...ammatory response in a clinical trial in irritable bowel
syndrome. The results announced this week demonstrate that the anti-inflammatory effects of Bifant...
Digestive Disease Week 2007 spotlights breakthrough research in digestive health
...tive cancers, liver disease, hepatitis treatments, bowel
disease, capsule endoscopy, controversies surrounding colorectal cancer, and advances in surgical gastroenterology. Press releases from the meeting will be available at www.eurekalert.org . Or, please contact Leslie Humbel ( lhumbel@spectrumscien...
Einstein's Dr. Vern Schramm elected to the National Academy of Sciences
...id arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and inflammatory bowel
disorders and for preventing the rejection of transplanted organs. The election to the Academy is the latest among numerous honors recognizing Dr. Schramms many contributions in more than 35 years as a biochemistry researcher and teacher, including...
$4.4 million NIH grant renews Echinacea and St John's wort research at Iowa State
...s been used to treat ailments such as inflammatory bowel
disease, fever, headache and diarrhea. "Prunell...ire flowering plant has been used for inflammatory bowel
disease, fever, headache, diarrhea, liver disease and mouth and throat aliments. ...
Scientists find major susceptibility genes for Crohn's disease
...n's or colitis, known collectively as inflammatory bowel
disease (IBD). The study's authors represent the IBD Genetics Consortium, which is funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health. In addition to the Montreal Heart Instit...
Scientists find new genes for Crohn's disease
...ptibility genes for Crohn's and other inflammatory bowel
diseases (IBDs). More importantly, those genes are leading us to the biological pathways that relate to IBD pathogenesis. By understanding these pathways, we may be better able to develop more effective therapies for IBD," said consortium member Rich...
Research team identifies additional genetic risk factors for Crohn's disease
...ently become available." A chronic inflammatory bowel
disease for which no single causative factor has been identified, Crohn's usually affects the small intestine, causing abdominal pain and chronic diarrhea. Serious symptoms can include ulceration, bleeding, the development of fistulas openings from...
Scientists find major susceptibility gene for Crohn's disease
...rative colitis, known collectively as inflammatory bowel
disease (IBD). The study's authors represent the NIDDK IBD Genetics Consortium, which is funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health in the United States. The Consortiu...
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