Tag: "ulcerative" at medical news
Nutritional supplement reduces need for traditional ulcerative colitis treatment
... reliance on traditional therapies for people with ulcerative
colitis. Moreover, people who took the oral suppl...ny of the medications currently available to treat ulcerative
colitis," said Douglas Seidner, MD, lead study author with The Cleveland Clinic. "This supplement w...
New procedures more accurate in early diagnosis of GI cancers
...ctive Randomized Trial (Abstract 483) In treating ulcerative
colitis (UC), a chronic inflammation of the large ...ant impediments in the monitoring and treatment of ulcerative
colitis," said Ralf Kiesslich, M.D., of the University of Mainz. "By using chromoendoscopy in conju...
An alternative to prevent UC-associated colon cancer
...ive means to prevent colon cancer in patients with ulcerative
colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease. Researche...rategy for 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 Dig...
Biologic therapies for bowel disease show promise in clinical trials
...at cause inflammation of the intestines, including ulcerative
colitis and Crohn's disease. Symptoms for both co...between the two. The most common symptoms of both ulcerative
colitis and Crohn's disease are diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, fatigue and weight loss. "Crohn's a...
Study shows grapefruit extract can heal stomach ulcers
...his fruit extract to limit oxidative stress in the ulcerative
gastric mucosa have therapeutic properties that, when combined with additional therapies, can be especially beneficial for healing of gastric ulcers." Alcohol-Induced Changes in Gut Permeability and Liver Injury are Influenced By Sex and Dietary Fat...
Camera-guided colon surgery works best for most patients, study confirms
...so be used for diverticulitis, Crohn's disease and ulcerative
colitis. The study appears in the current issue of The Cochrane Library, a publication of The Cochrane Collaboration, an international organization that produces systematic reviews of healthcare interventions, based on the content and quality of exis...
'Good' bacteria helps ease pain of colitis
...highly effective in treating people suffering from ulcerative
colitis. The findings, published in the July, 2005...e of 8 bacteria (VSL#3) for 6 weeks improved their ulcerative
colitis. Probiotics are preparations of living microbial cells that, when ingested, are thought to p...
Cannabis-based drugs could offer new hope for inflammatory bowel disease patients
...0 - 180,000 sufferers of diseases like Crohn's and ulcerative
colitis1 with the possibility that cannabis-derive...ged during 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 in...
New studies gauge knowledge, attitudes and preferences of patients with irritable bowel syndrome
...iarrhea and 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 E...
Research helps identify precursors to foot disease in diabetes patients
...peripheral neuropathy that can be detected before ulcerative
foot disease develops. "Our results indicated that the amount of oxygen that is available is reduced in the skin of patients with diabetes, and that this impairment is accentuated in the presence of neuropathy in the foot," write the authors. Further...
Higher dose formulation of FOSRENOL approved to reduce serum phosphorus in esrd patients
...ans is unknown. Patients with acute peptic ulcer, ulcerative
colitis, Crohn's disease or bowel obstruction were not included in FOSRENOL(R) clinical studies. Caution should be used in patients with these conditions. FOSRENOL(R) should not be taken if you are nursing or pregnant. FOSRENOL(R) should not be ta...
Carbon monoxide soothes inflammatory bowel disease
...on form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) called ulcerative
colitis, but they didn't know why. A new study in... shut down the intestinal inflammation that causes ulcerative
colitis. CO is best known as a toxic air pollutant, but small amounts of this gas are also produced ...
Promising new treatment for ulcerative colitis sufferers
Lexington, KY--For people with the chronic disease ulcerative
colitis, life can be limited to few social functio...possibly surgery in as many as 25 to 40 percent of ulcerative
colitis patients. A drug already used for other inflammatory diseases, including Crohn's and rheumat...
Prescription painkillers effective in patients with dormant inflammatory bowel disease
...ing COX-2 inhibitors, in a patient population with ulcerative
colitis and/or Crohn's disease. Study findings sh...is group. "In the past, physicians have considered ulcerative
colitis and Crohn's disease as contraindications for prescribing NSAIDs. These studies represent an...
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America selects Wiley to publish Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
...he mechanisms 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...
FDA grants priority review of Remicade® for children with Crohn's disease
...approved biologic 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....
Probiotics ease gut problems caused by long term stress
...mmatory bowel disease, such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative
colitis. It also sensitises the gut, producing allergies to certain foodstuffs. The authors say that probiotics literally compete for space with harmful bacteria and dampen down inflammatory responses, and as such, offer a potentially promising appro...
AGA Institute presents cutting-edge research during DDW
...ic for maintenance of steroid-induced remission of ulcerative
colitis. F. Shanahan et al. (8:30 a.m) NSAIDs, Aspirin and Coxibs: Gastroenterology vs. Cardiology. L. Laine (8:45 a.m.) Can aspirin be reintroduced with proton pump inhibitor infusion after endoscopic hemostasis? A double blinded randomized con...
More than just genetics: Lifestyle choices impact GI health
... of inflammatory 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 ...
New analysis showed UC patients in clinical remission had higher rates of employment
...for the treatment 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 ...