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2014-04-21 12:27:26

Mucosal Healing and Maintenance of Remission Have High Influence in Gastroenterologists' Prescribing Decision for UC, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, according to surveyed U.S. and EU5 gastroenterologists, effect on mucosal healing and improvement in the maintenance of remission are two of the attributes that most strongly influence their prescribing decisions in moderate to severe...

2014-02-26 08:28:31

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altheus Therapeutics, Inc., announced completion of dosing in ZA201, a double-blind, active-controlled Phase 2 trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of Zoenasa® Rectal Gel versus mesalamine enema in 120 patients with left-sided ulcerative colitis. The primary endpoint of ZA201 is reduction in the Ulcerative Colitis Disease Activity Index (UCDAI) at 6 weeks. Secondary endpoints include endoscopic remission, reduction in UCDAI at 3...

2014-01-09 08:28:44

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altheus Therapeutics, Inc., announced that it has completed enrollment for ZA201, a 6-week, double-blind, active-controlled Phase 2 clinical trial of the efficacy and safety of Zoenasa® Rectal Gel in approximately 120 adult patients with left-sided, or distal, ulcerative colitis. Topline results are expected in to be available in March or early April. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/DA43446LOGO) "Positive ZA201...

2013-10-24 10:16:46

A drug currently on the market to treat leukemia reversed symptoms of colitis in lab tests, according to recently published findings by medical researchers with the University of Alberta. Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry researcher Shairaz Baksh published his team's discovery in the peer-reviewed journal, PLOS ONE. His team discovered that a tumour-suppressor gene can also play an important role in the development of colitis. When this gene quits working or is missing, the...

2013-09-23 12:41:22

Patients receiving radiotherapy (RT) for cancers in the pelvic region can experience diarrhea, a negative side effect of radiation treatment. Sulfasalazine, an oral tablet used to treat inflammation of the bowels, had been shown in a past trial of 31 patients to decrease diarrhea during pelvic RT (Killic 2001). Sulfasalazine does not reduce diarrhea, according to research presented today at the American Society of Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO's) 55th Annual Meeting. The study also determined...

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, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego, School of Medicine. The findings, published in two papers, will appear in the August 22 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). William Sandborn, MD, principal investigator of the Crohn's disease study, said the results offer new hope to the more than one million Americans...

2013-07-30 23:27:09

Achieve Clinical Research is conducting a randomized clinical study to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of a new drug in subjects with moderate to severe Ulcerative Colitis Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 *To see if you qualify for this Ulcerative Colitis Clinical Trial in Alabama, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance is required, and you...

2013-07-03 11:07:47

A new study indicates that aerobic exercise can lessen – or worsen – the symptoms of inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis, depending on the circumstances under which the exercise is undertaken. The researchers found that, in contrast to their sedentary peers, mice allowed to run freely on an exercise wheel for six weeks had fewer symptoms of colitis after exposure to a chemical agent that induces colitis symptoms in mice. However, mice...


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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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