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New prevention, treatment methods for patients with painful bowel inflammation
...5-ASA) is the most common treatment for ulcerative colitis
(UC), a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)....ts observed with rosiglitazone in animal models of colitis
led us to examine whether this commonly prescribed treatment for type-2 diabetes could relieve the s...
Ulcerative colitis sufferers find UC quite disruptive to many aspects of daily life
... May 17, 2007 Nearly three out of four ulcerative colitis
(UC) sufferers (73 percent) responding to a new na...disease to the forefront and assist the ulcerative colitis
community in identifying areas to focus our efforts." "Like many other chronic diseases, there's n...
LIALDA -- the first oral once-daily mesalamine for ulcerative colitis -- now available
... patients with active, mild to moderate ulcerative colitis
(UC), a type of inflammatory bowel disease. LIALD...ss the compliance issues facing so many ulcerative colitis
patients," said Mike Cola, President of Shire's Specialty Pharmaceuticals business. "Shire is please...
Stubborn ulcerative colitis responds to arthritis drug, review finds
...ohn's disease. "For people with active ulcerative colitis
who do not respond to corticosteroids or immunosup...g. According to Higgins, the causes of ulcerative colitis
aren't clear, but they may have something to do with an interaction between a person's genetic makeu...
Canada high in ulcerative colitis and Crohn's cases: Is Canada too clean?
...ada has among the highest incidences of ulcerative colitis
and Crohn's disease cases per capita in the world,... About one in 350 Canadians suffer from ulcerative colitis
or Crohn's disease, otherwise known collectively as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), the study show...
Risk of infertility in women triples after common inflammatory bowel disease surgery
... to conceive after 12 months of trying. Ulcerative colitis
is a condition in which sores and inflammation develop along the lining of the large intestine, producing severe diarrhoea and rectal bleeding. It affects around 1 to 2% of the population. Surgical removal of the colon is sometimes needed to alleviat...
New analysis showed UC patients in clinical remission had higher rates of employment
...atment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis
(UC) in patients who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy. It is the first and only biologic therapy approved for UC and Crohn's disease (CD), both chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs). The analysis presented today compares...
More than just genetics: Lifestyle choices impact GI health
...atory bowel disease (IBD), specifically ulcerative colitis
(UC) and Crohn's disease. They found several factors that exerted possible protective effects against the diseases, including breast-feeding, number of home occupants early in life, and the presence of a home vegetable garden. Researchers distribu...
JCI table of contents: May 1, 2006
...CRIPT TITLE: IL-23 is essential for T cellmediated colitis
and promotes inflammation via IL-17 and IL-6 AUTHOR CONTACT: Robert A. Kastelein Schering-Plough Biopharma, Palo Alto, California, USA. Phone: (650) 496-1271; Fax: (650) 496-1200; E-mail: email@example.com . View the PDF of this article at: h...
FDA grants priority review of Remicade® for children with Crohn's disease
...ologic treatment for moderate to severe ulcerative colitis
(UC), making it the only biologic indicated for the treatment of both types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in adults....
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America selects Wiley to publish Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
...ms and treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
through this premier publication in collaboration with CCFA." Wiley will begin publishing the journal in 2007 and will continue to make it available in print and online as a benefit of CCFA Professional Membership, and through subscription to other i...
Prescription painkillers effective in patients with dormant inflammatory bowel disease
...nhibitors, in a patient population with ulcerative colitis
and/or Crohn's disease. Study findings show that ...In the past, physicians have considered ulcerative colitis
and Crohn's disease as contraindications for prescribing NSAIDs. These studies represent an importa...
Promising new treatment for ulcerative colitis sufferers
...oderate to severe forms of the disease. Ulcerative colitis
causes inflammation and ulcers in the colon, leadi...rgery in as many as 25 to 40 percent of ulcerative colitis
patients. A drug already used for other inflammatory diseases, including Crohn's and rheumatoid arth...
New studies gauge knowledge, attitudes and preferences of patients with irritable bowel syndrome
... cramping abdominal pain. IBD includes ulcerative colitis
and Crohn's disease. "This is the first study to assess IBS patients' knowledge regarding their disorder. Our findings highlight the need for effective educational programs for IBS patients," concluded Dr. Lacy. National Survey on Patient Education...
Impact of somatization on health resource usage in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
... without evidence of more serious disease, such as colitis
or cancer," said Dr. Emeran Mayer, study author and professor of medicine, physiology and psychiatry and director of The Center for Neurovisceral Sciences & Women's Health where the study was performed. "We are just beginning to understand the mind...
Cannabis-based drugs could offer new hope for inflammatory bowel disease patients
...the course of disease. Both Crohn's and ulcerative colitis
- often referred to under the umbrella term of IBD - cause patients' immune systems to go into overdrive, producing inflammation in different areas of the gastrointestinal tract. This inflammation can cause pain, urgent diarrhoea, severe tiredness a...
'Good' bacteria helps ease pain of colitis
...nflammatory molecules in the intestine. Ulcerative colitis
is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects the ...a and fatigue. In its most severe form, ulcerative colitis
that does not respond to medical treatment will require surgical removal of the colon. The VSL#3 was...
Skin infections caused by MRSA are cured more often when treated with Pfizer's ZYVOX
... nearly all antibacterial agents, pseudomembranous colitis
has been reported with ZYVOX. Therefore, it is important to consider this diagnosis in patients who present with diarrhea subsequent to the administration of ZYVOX....
Biologic therapies for bowel disease show promise in clinical trials
...flammation of the intestines, including ulcerative colitis
and Crohn's disease. Symptoms for both conditions... two. The most common symptoms of both ulcerative colitis
and Crohn's disease are diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, fatigue and weight loss. "Crohn's and ulcer...
An alternative to prevent UC-associated colon cancer
CHICAGO Ulcerative colitis
affects about one out of every 2,000 Americans, an...the management of patients with chronic ulcerative colitis
than the current standard of care. Results of the study will be presented May 16 at the Digestive D...