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2014-07-01 23:09:21

Brought to her knees and nearly her death by ulcerative colitis, 25 year old Karin Miller was given a second chance at life thanks to a life-saving surgery. Miller used her second chance to help others with her newly launched website NewbieOstomy. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is a common inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) which affects the top layers of the colon. Left untreated, it can increase the risk of colon cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

2014-06-20 23:05:58

The aim of this webinar is to enable the end-user to select the best model and study design for their research utilising in vivo inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) models. The live broadcast will be taking place on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. EDT / 4 p.m. BST (UK GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 This webinar is aimed at improving the end-users’ understanding of pre-clinical in vivo inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) models, addressing issues associated with the various...

Genetic Mapping Of Pig Whipworm May Lead To New Treatments For Autoimmune Disease
2014-06-20 11:20:38

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online According to an international team of researchers, a parasitic worm found in pigs could modify the human immune system to aid in the treatment of autoimmune diseases including inflammatory bowel disease and multiple sclerosis. The team consisted of 11 institutions from six different countries that presented the whole-genome sequence of the worm and published the study online in Nature Genetics. The human form of the whipworm infects...

2014-06-19 09:35:10

The JAMA Network Journals In a study that included more than 56,000 patients with inflammatory bowel disease, use of a popular class of medications known as tumor necrosis factor alpha antagonists was not associated with an increased risk of cancer over a median follow-up of 3.7 years, although an increased risk of malignancy in the long term, or with increasing number of doses, cannot be excluded, according to a study in the June 18 issue of JAMA. Tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α)...

2014-06-09 23:07:44

Dr. Farshid Sam Rahbar of Los Angeles Integrative Gastroenterology and Nutrition explains the implications of a new study linking infant health to beneficial gut bacteria to breastfeeding. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 According to a 2014 study led by the National Food Institute at the Technical University of Denmark, infants who are breastfed develop friendly bacteria in the gut, lowering their risk of developing obesity, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and other...

2014-05-26 11:13:00

UT Southwestern Medical Center A microRNA cluster believed to be important for suppressing colon cancer has been found to play a critical role in wound healing in the intestine, UT Southwestern cancer researchers have found. The findings, first discovered in mice and later reproduced in human cells, could provide a fresh avenue for investigating chronic digestive diseases and for potentially repairing damage in these and other disease or injury settings. "We identified a novel role...

2014-05-21 23:08:04

ReportsnReports.com adds “Crohn’s Disease Drug Market and Pipeline Analysis” report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Under the umbrella of inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are two most common disorders. Though both these disorders have similar symptoms, the difference arises in the areas affected in the gastrointestinal tract (GI tract). The Crohn’s disease in most cases affects the end of the small bowel (the ileum)...

2014-05-15 16:27:54

NEW YORK, May, 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to increase their long-standing commitment of improving the lives of those with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host the first U.S. IBD2020 meeting from May 16(th)- May 18(th) in New Orleans, LA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88144 "IBD2020 USA is a critical meeting of some of the brightest minds who are thinking about both IBD and Quality of...

2014-05-13 23:10:01

New Findings for EnteraGam™ (Serum-derived bovine immunoglobulin/protein isolate, SBI) Cary, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Abigail Henderson, PhD, presented new preclinical data for the prescription medical food, EnteraGam™ (serum-derived bovine immunoglobulin/protein isolate, SBI), demonstrating that the immunoglobulin-based protein mixture in SBI binds and neutralizes two types of toxins (exotoxins A and B) from several ribotypes of C. difficile, including recently isolated strains with...

2014-05-13 00:21:38

- This Is First Study to Demonstrate Clinical Benefit of Oral alpha 4 Integrin Antagonist in Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease - TOKYO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ajinomoto Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. (President, Takashi Nagamachi; Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan) announced on May 13 that the Phase 2a results of an oral alpha 4 integrin antagonist, AJM300, in patients with ulcerative colitis were presented in the Joint Presidential Plenary Session at Digestive Disease Week (DDW)...


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