Tag: "gut" at medical news
Cannabis-based drugs could offer new hope for inflammatory bowel disease patients
...y that cannabis-derived drugs may help to heal the gut
lining, which is damaged during the course of dise...viated following cannabis use, suggesting that the gut
is able to respond to some of the molecules found in cannabis. Investigating this phenomenon, resea...
GroPep licenses technology to TGR BioSciences
...s growing commercial product range in the areas of gut
and skin health." What is Oral Mucositis? Oral mucositis (mouth ulceration and inflammation) is an extremely painful side effect for many patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cancer. For certain cancer treatments almost all patient...
'Good' bacteria helps ease pain of colitis
...ively influence the composition of microbes in the gut
and improve the health of the intestine. While "bad" bacteria have been flagged as potential culprits in the cause of inflammatory diseases of the bowel, in this case, the ingestion of supplemental "good" bacteria (probiotics) to the intestine proved...
Camera-guided colon surgery works best for most patients, study confirms
...effects of pain medications is ileus, in which the gut
slows down its passage of food particles." Another factor is that the small intestine is less traumatized during a laparoscopic operation. "We put the patient in a position so that gravity causes the small intestine to fall away from where we're ope...
Small-bowel injury in children more common in abuse than accident cases
...who had been abused were twice as likely to have a gut
injury when compared with children in a road-traff...ccident and nearly six times more likely to have a gut
injury when compared with children injured by a fall. No children under five sustained a gut
2005 Alzheimer award to Hideo Hara, M.D. and Takeshi Tabira, M.D., Ph.D.
...him to think of the oral vaccine. He knew that the gut
immune system suppresses Th1 and enhances Th2 immune responses. The vaccine-mediated encephalomyelitis is thought to be mediated by Th1-type T cells so this route of treatment could diminish side effects. The associate editors of the Journal of Alzh...
As morphine turns 200, drug that blocks its side effects reveals new secrets
... the brain, but it did block morphine's effects on gut
motility, which are mediated by receptors in the gastrointestinal tract. Goldberg's university colleagues continued to develop the compound, testing it in animals and performing the initial human safety trials and clinical studies in volunteers and p...
Active vaccine prevents mice from developing prion disease
...which localizes the initial immune response to the gut
and mainly stimulates an antibody response, says D...ions in contaminated food will be destroyed in the gut
and will not reach other organs in the body." Because the research was conducted in normal mice, the...
Bugs in the gut could help doctors develop individualised healthcare
...s on a better understanding of how microbes in the gut
interact with different medicines report scientist... Reviews Microbiology the researchers believe that gut
microbes, which influence both the biochemistry and immune system of the host, could play a key role...
Technology helps Stanford shed new light on coronary bypass surgery
... had a video camera illuminating the inside of the gut
that we learned how to take out polyps and learned to stage colorectal cancer," he explained. "We finally turned on the light inside. This is the same thing." ...
1 2 3