News tagged with colonization
Computed tomographic colonography (CTC), also known as virtual colonoscopy, administered without laxatives is as accurate as conventional colonoscopy in detecting clinically significant, potentially cancerous polyps, according ...
Cancer Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A major risk factor for colon cancer the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States is chronic inflammation of the colon. Nearly 10 percent of patients with inflammatory bowel ...
Inflammatory disorders Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Advanced cancers destined to recur after treatment with single drugs that 'target' tumor cells: study
Targeted cancer cell therapies using man-made proteins dramatically shrink many tumors in the first few months of treatment, but new research from Johns Hopkins scientists finds why the cells all too often become resistant, ...
Cancer Jun 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A mutant form of a meek microbe deals a gutsy blow to colon cancer, University of Florida scientists have discovered. The special bacteria halted abnormal inflammation, reduced precancerous growths and ...
Cancer Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Five new studies provide evidence to support simple steps we can take to prevent illness and improve our overall health. In the June issue of The American Journal of Medicine, researchers report on fish consumption to red ...
Health Jun 04, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Colonoscopies helped doctors detect a high rate of curable cancer in elderly people who had the screening for the first time, a new study indicates.
Cancer May 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A study of U.S. women suggests that vigorous physical activity may be associated with a reduced risk of psoriasis, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Dermatology.
Inflammatory disorders May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- New research confirms that sigmoidoscopies -- less-invasive alternatives to colonoscopies that don't require sedation -- are effective in lowering the risk of colon cancer.
Cancer May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A simple, cheaper exam of just the lower part of the bowel can cut the risk of developing colon cancer or dying of the disease, a large federal study finds.
Cancer May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new multi-university study reports that differences in bacterial colonization of the infant gut in formula-fed and breast-fed babies lead to changes in the expression of genes involved in the infant's immune system.
Immunology May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus (MRSA) nasal colonization is associated with longer hospital stays and an increase in surgical site infections (SSI) in patients undergoing major gastrointestinal surgery, according to ...
Surgery May 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Stem Cells and Cancer Research Group headed by Dr Héctor G. Palmer at the Vall d'Hebrón Institute of Oncology (VHIO) has identified the molecular mechanisms that determine patients' response to certain drugs ...
Cancer May 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who watch an online instructional video are more likely to keep their appointments and arrive prepared for a scheduled colonoscopy than those who do not, according to a study by gastroenterologists at the University ...
Cancer May 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Many primary care doctors don't know the long-term side effects of the chemotherapy treatments that cancer survivors under their care may have been given, a new survey found.
Cancer May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Current colorectal cancer screening guidelines for individuals with first-degree relatives with precancerous colon polyps are based on studies that were not properly designed or were too limited to shape those guidelines, ...
Cancer May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0