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2013-10-24 10:16:46

A drug currently on the market to treat leukemia reversed symptoms of colitis in lab tests.

2013-10-01 23:04:08

HB 1183, which passed the General Assembly and was signed into law by Governor Martin O’Malley on April 18, 2013 expands access to an “employee only” bathroom in retail establishments for

Mucus Protects Gut
2013-09-27 13:23:45

Researchers say that mucus acts as an anti-inflammatory agent in the stomach and serves a protective self-regulating immune function.

2013-08-22 12:52:15

Vedolizumab, a new intravenous antibody medication, has shown positive results for treating both Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.


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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.