News tagged with crohn s disease
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New research shows that a special population of stem cells found in cord blood has the innate ability to migrate to the intestine and contribute to the cell population there, suggesting the cells' potential to treat inflammatory ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A common bacteria ever-present on the human skin and previously considered harmless, may, in fact, be the culprit behind chronic sinusitis, a painful, recurring swelling of the sinuses that strikes more than one in ten Americans ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
What if a key factor ultimately behind a cancer was not a genetic defect but ecological?
Cancer Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Adalimumab (an anti-tumor necrosis factor [TNF] antibody) is effective in maintaining remission in certain pediatric patients with Crohn's disease, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A fatty membrane in the belly called the omentum has until recently been considered somewhat like the appendix -- it didn't seem to serve much purpose.
Immunology Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Measuring bone age should be a standard practice of care for pediatric patients with Crohns disease, in order to properly interpret growth status and improve treatment, according to a new study from ...
Inflammatory disorders May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The food additive maltodextrin, commonly used in some artificial sweeteners, may worsen Crohn's disease by encouraging the growth of E. coli bacteria in the small intestine, a new study suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A large-scale study of medical claims data shows that introducing sophisticated biologic therapies early in the course of treatment for Crohn's disease improves response to medication and reduces the need for surgery.
Inflammatory disorders Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) and the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine have discovered a pathway that may contribute to the symptoms related to ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Several clinical trials at the University of Cincinnati (UC) are focused on potential treatments for two serious gastroenterological illnesses—Crohn’s disease and Clostridium difficile, or C. difficile.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 3
The Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory (NIMML) research team at Virginia Tech has discovered important new information on the efficacy of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) in treating Crohn's ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In the largest study of its kind, researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have discovered five new genetic mutations associated with Crohn's disease in Jews of Eastern European descent, also known as Ashkenazi Jews. ...
Genetics Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists have been unclear for some time about how most probiotics work. A new study has found a scientific 'design' for a probiotic that could be used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn's disease.
Inflammatory disorders Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The team of researchers from the Universities of Bristol, Queensland. Oxford, Texas and Toronto, used a technique called genome-wide association where millions of genetic markers are measured in thousands of people that have ...
Genetics Jul 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study from Rhode Island Hospital has found that MR enterography (MRE) without the use of an anti-peristaltic agent were as reliable as CT enterography (CTE) in determining the presence of Crohn's disease. Additionally, ...
Other Jun 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0