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2014-04-21 12:27:26

Mucosal Healing and Maintenance of Remission Have High Influence in Gastroenterologists' Prescribing Decision for UC, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, according to surveyed U.S. and EU5 gastroenterologists, effect on mucosal healing and improvement in the maintenance of remission are two of the attributes that most strongly influence their prescribing decisions in moderate to severe...

2014-04-12 23:00:25

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Inflammatory Bowel Disease Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/inflammatory-bowel-disease.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an immune-mediated disease in which the body’s own immune system attacks the parts of the digestive system of the human body....

2014-04-07 12:27:57

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:EpiCast Report: Ulcerative Colitis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022EpiCast Report: Ulcerative Colitis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 SummaryUlcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes ulcers in the innermost lining of the colon and rectum. The colon's ability to absorb water is decreased, which leads to progressive loosening of the stool, bloody...

2014-03-12 08:30:38

The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation funds groundbreaking research to prevent Crohns and Colitis Disease. NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crohns and Colitis Disease is a chronic disease of the lower intestinal track, causing inflammation and a host of crippling symptoms from ulcers to intestinal rupture. The disease affects approximately 700,000 Americans and many more suffer from undiagnosed irritable bowel syndrome. To date, not much is known about the ultimate cause of...

2014-03-11 16:26:53

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury in New Jersey returned a $1.59 million verdict to a former Accutane user against N.J.-based pharmaceutical companies Hoffmann La-Roche Inc. and Roche Laboratories. The plaintiff, Kamie Kendall Rees, was prescribed several courses of Accutane for treatment of her acne in the 1990s, starting at the age 12. Shortly thereafter, Ms. Kendall Rees developed ulcerative colitis--a permanent, debilitating disease. Unable to manage...

2014-03-04 23:26:41

With locations in Phoenix and Mesa, Arizona, The Giving Tree Wellness Center provides a holistic approach to pain relief and well-being. They are thrilled to support the Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis fundraising event on March 29, 2014. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 At the heart of alternative healing is a holistic approach and strong community. The Giving Tree Wellness Center has locations in Mesa and Phoenix, and focuses largely on pain management for those tackling...

2014-03-03 08:32:34

CCFA Researchers Map Out Strategies to New Drugs and Individualized Therapy for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High-powered research teams supported by the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) are gearing up for an ambitious new goal: developing individualized treatment approaches for patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (UC), also known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), through their Genetics and...

2014-02-27 23:21:10

Advocate will discuss free programs that help patients better understand and manage their disease. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Tara Bertini, R.N., B.S., an advocate for patients with Crohn’s disease and/or Colitis, will address the Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group March 11. Bertini will discuss the free patient advocate programs provided by AbbVie, a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company. The goal of the patient advocate programs, Bertini says, is to help...

2014-02-26 08:28:31

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altheus Therapeutics, Inc., announced completion of dosing in ZA201, a double-blind, active-controlled Phase 2 trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of Zoenasa® Rectal Gel versus mesalamine enema in 120 patients with left-sided ulcerative colitis. The primary endpoint of ZA201 is reduction in the Ulcerative Colitis Disease Activity Index (UCDAI) at 6 weeks. Secondary endpoints include endoscopic remission, reduction in UCDAI at 3...

2014-02-20 04:20:55

-- More than 200 artists inspired by patients in more than 40 countries NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie today announced the launch of 'Perspectives - Art, Inflammation and Me', an initiative designed to add a different dimension to the current understanding of immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs) and their impact on patients and society. More than 100 unique artistic expressions from the initiative are being debuted at the 9th Congress of the...


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2011-04-15 13:50:01

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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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