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Drug Gets Green Light To Treat Ulcerative Colitis
2012-08-29 16:29:05

People suffering from ulcerative colitis may be getting some new relief due to a decision by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to open a new drug to help alleviate symptoms.

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2012-08-25 09:06:48

A Massachusetts-based biopharmaceutical company is developing a new treatment for autoimmune diseases from a parasite found in pig feces.

2012-08-23 01:15:35

Parents with children nine years old and older who have Crohn disease should ask their children's doctor about MR enterography as a replacement for small bowel x-rays or CT enterography.

2012-08-07 07:41:59

Adalimumab (an anti-tumor necrosis factor [TNF] antibody) is effective in maintaining remission in certain pediatric patients with Crohn's disease.

2012-08-03 01:10:54

Results from a study conducted at Georgia State University suggest that a "fight" between bacteria normally living in the intestines and the immune system, kicked off by another type of bacteria, may be linked to two types of chronic disease.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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