Latest Ulcerative colitis Stories

2011-10-08 07:00:00

Dr. Don J. Schiller, a renowned expert in Continent Ileostomy surgery, presented at the 2011 UOAA Conference in Reno, Nevada. The United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA) is an association devoted to improving awareness of Ostomy surgery. Reno, NV (PRWEB) October 08, 2011 The UOAA or United Ostomy Associations of America held this yearâs Conference with the theme âœSeize the Opportunityâ from August 7-11, 2011 in Reno, Nevada. The UOAA...

2011-09-27 09:27:56

Crohn disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are the two most common forms of inflammatory bowel disease, affecting approximately 1 million people in the US. The severity of the symptoms and the frequency with which they recur varies widely among patients. Kenneth Smith and colleagues, at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, have now identified a gene expression profile that can divide patients with CD and UC into two otherwise undistinguishable subgroups -- those with a high...

2011-08-23 21:35:09

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which affects more than 1 million patients in North America, results from an uncontrolled immune response triggered by environmental factors, such as bacteria, in people genetically predisposed to the disorder. Ulcerative colitis, or inflammation of the lining of the colon, is one such condition. The aberrant immune response found in IBD is prompted by different cytokines — small signaling proteins secreted by various cells, including immune cells...

2011-08-17 07:17:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kenneth Rainin Foundation (KRF) announced today the establishment of its Breakthrough Awards Program, which is designed to enable investigators to further their Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) research and increase the likelihood of a breakthrough discovery. These grants are awarded to existing KRF-funded Innovator Award recipients that have demonstrated significant research progress along their proposed "proof of principle"...

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