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2013-06-27 15:04:35

A new study reveals that all children with Crohn's disease that were examined had a commonly occurring virus - an enterovirus - in their intestines. This link has previously not been shown for this chronic inflammatory intestinal disorder. The findings are being published today in the latest issue of the international journal Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology. These findings need to be confirmed in larger studies, but they are important, as this connection has never been pointed...

2013-06-25 19:10:06

Researchers from UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital report reasons behind the increase are unclear The largest investigation to date has found a dramatic increase in the number of hospitalizations for children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) during the past decade in the United States. The new study, published online and scheduled for the August 2013 print issue of the Journal of Investigative Medicine, found a 65 percent increase in IBD hospital discharges from 2000 to...

2013-06-21 23:04:27

Bridgestone Retail Operations Customer Round-Up Campaign Supports the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Bala Cynwyd, PA (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is delighted to announce that for the months of July and August, Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC (BRSO) will raise money for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis with a nationwide “round-up” program. BSRO employees and its 2,200 retail locations nationwide, including...

2013-06-19 14:06:07

Among patients with suspected stage I/II pulmonary sarcoidosis who were undergoing confirmation of the condition via tissue sampling, the use of the procedure known as endosonographic nodal aspiration compared with bronchoscopic biopsy, the current diagnostic standard, resulted in greater diagnostic yield, according to a study in the June 19 issue of JAMA. Sarcoidosis, a disease that causes granulomas (usually small masses) due to chronic inflammation in body tissues, has an estimated...

2013-06-14 23:19:29

On June 4, 2013, the Interstitial Cystitis Association, an organization advocating for about 12 million Americans with a painful chronic bladder condition, led a group, including the International Adhesions Society, many of whose members suffer from bladder pain, to Capitol Hill to advocate for continued funding of research, education and awareness programs conducted within NIH, CDC and the Department of Defense. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 The International Adhesions Society (IAS)...

2013-06-14 23:04:28

Run Takes Place on August 18th--Sign-up Today (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Attention: Assignment Editors/Event Producers June 13, 2013              WHAT:             Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn´s &     Colitis Foundation´s 20th annual Guts & Glory 5K Run...

2013-06-07 23:18:10

Fastcare, Aventura urgent care clinic, offers advice on how to detect and treat a stomach flu throughout this stomach flu season. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 There are many different viruses that can cause stomach flu, including rotaviruses, adenoviruses, and the Norwalk virus. The body fluids of infected people contain the virus, sometimes even before their symptoms begin. The virus can be spread by direct contact with an infected person. For example by kissing or shaking hands or by...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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