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2013-06-25 19:10:06

Researchers from UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital report reasons behind the increase are unclear 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. The new study, published online and scheduled for the August 2013 print issue of the Journal of Investigative Medicine, found a 65 percent increase in IBD hospital discharges from 2000 to...

2013-06-21 23:04:27

Bridgestone Retail Operations Customer Round-Up Campaign Supports the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Bala Cynwyd, PA (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is delighted to announce that for the months of July and August, Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC (BRSO) will raise money for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis with a nationwide “round-up” program. BSRO employees and its 2,200 retail locations nationwide, including...

2013-06-14 23:04:28

Run Takes Place on August 18th--Sign-up Today (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Attention: Assignment Editors/Event Producers June 13, 2013              WHAT:             Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn´s &     Colitis Foundation´s 20th annual Guts & Glory 5K Run...

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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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). “Before our study, it was never quite clear whether PSC was a complication of IBD or a distinct disease in its own right. We have proven it to be a unique...

2013-04-15 23:00:43

Annual CCFA Spring Patient Education Day at Thomas Jefferson Hospital On Sunday, April 28, 2013. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 On Sunday, April 28, 2013, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn´s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will proudly hold the Annual Spring Patient Education Day at Thomas Jefferson Hospital. This free program provides a supportive environment for patients, families and caregivers to learn about Crohn's disease and ulcerative...

2013-03-14 17:41:25

University of Michigan study helps explain benefits of probiotics for patients with stress-associated gastrointestinal disorders For those with irritable bowel syndrome who wonder if stress aggravates their intestinal disorder, a new University of Michigan Health System study shows it's not all in their head. Researchers revealed that while stress does not cause IBS, it does alter brain-gut interactions and induces the intestinal inflammation that often leads to severe or chronic belly...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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