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2013-06-25 19:10:06

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.

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Is A Unique Condition
2013-04-22 05:10:49

Using DNA genotyping technology, researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have determined that primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a rare autoimmune disease affecting the liver, is a unique condition and not a complication of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

2013-02-08 10:44:20

Scientists have long puzzled over why “bad” bacteria such as E. coli can thrive in the guts of those with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), causing serious diarrhea.

2012-10-22 22:44:23

Three separate studies presented today at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 77th Annual Scientific meeting in Las Vegas help to advance understanding of the differences between African American and Caucasian patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and provide clinicians with new insight on how racial disparities involving disease characteristics, infliximab use, and fistulizing Crohn's disease may impact their patients—and their decisions on how best to manage the...

Research Uncovers Deadly Snake Disease
2012-08-14 13:50:37

A deadly disease outbreak that devastates boa constrictors and pythons has been discovered, which scientists call Inclusion Body Disease (IBD).


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taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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