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DNA from Helicobacter pylori, a common stomach bacteria, minimizes the effects of colitis in mice.
Administration of Helicobacter pylori DNA reduces symptoms, new research reveals pathway for future treatments ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DNA from Helicobacter pylori, a common stomach bacteria, minimizes the effects of colitis in mice, according to a new study by University of Michigan Medical School scientists. The study published in Gut this month was performed by a team of investigators assembled by senior author John Y.
The Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohnâ€™s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host a Take Steps for Crohnâ€™s & Colitis Walk on May 21, 2011 at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 On May 21, 2011 at the Philadelphia Art Museum, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohnâ€™s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host Take Steps for Crohnâ€™s & Colitis Walk, the nationâ€™s largest...
CLEVELAND, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ganeden Biotech announced today that the company will present new in vivo data on the effect of its GanedenBC30 probiotic strain in C. diff infection at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW) conference in Chicago, Ill., from May 7-10, 2011.
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have a greater risk of dying if they become infected with Clostridium difficile, according to a new study.
Patients admitted to hospital with inflammatory bowel disease face a sixfold greater risk of death if they become infected with Clostridium difficile, a new study has found.
NEW YORK, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike McCready, guitarist and founding member of the American rock band, Pearl Jam, recently donated his time to create a radio public service announcement (PSA) series on behalf of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation to raise critical awareness for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Kâ€™NEX will donate 10% of online sales to The Crohnâ€™s & Colitis Foundation during the month of April Hatfield, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 11, 2011 The Crohnâ€™s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohnâ€™s disease and ulcerative colitis, and K'NEX, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Loveâ„¢, are proud to announce that for the third year they will...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman LLP, a nationally recognized law firm today praised a jury's verdict that ordered pharmaceutical company Roche (ROG:VX) to pay $2 million to a woman who suffered serious gastrointestinal damage caused by the drug Accutane, while denying similar claims of actor James Marshall and another plaintiff.
Clostridium difficile can lead to diarrhea, colitis SILVER SPRING, Md., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared a test called the Cepheid Xpert C.
Clostridium difficile, also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora are wiped out by antibiotics. They are anaerobic, spore-forming rods and is the most serious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and potentially to pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile bacteria naturally resides in the gut of a small percentage of the adult population. Others...
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