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Exercise Can Alter Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms

Exercise Can Alter Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms., According to a new study, participating in aerobic exercise can lessen or worsen the symptoms of inflammatory bowel diseases, which includes ulcerative colitis. The result, however, depends on the circumstances in which the exercise is undertaken. Researchers have found that mice who are allowed to run freely on an […]

Foundation hosts walk downtown to fight Crohn’s

Foundation hosts walk downtown to fight Crohn’s, colitis, on Wed, 22 May 2013 10:21:17 -0700 Cindy Pickman’s daughter Lauren was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2009 when she was going into the sixth grade at Pace Academy. “It was awful,” the Sandy Springs resident said. “Things were going perfectly. She was very well-liked, she […]

Ulcerative Colitis benefits from Fecal Transplants

Children with ulcerative colitis benefited from fecal transplants Family Practice News Digital Network Seven out of nine children with active ulcerative colitis experienced at least a temporary clinical response within 1 week of a series of fecal transplants – with four of the patients staying in complete remission 1 month later. The procedures … Tags: […]

My Daily PACE Mobile Tool Available for People with Ulcerative Colitis

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM) and DKBmed, LLC, have collaborated to create My Daily PACE, a mobile phone-based tool designed to help people with ulcerative colitis remember to take their medications and to track their symptoms. The tool is part of PACE UC: Persistence, Adherence, and Compliance Education in Ulcerative Colitis, an educational program […]

Ulcerative Colitis Efficacy Safety Cost Analyses

Patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) are treated with prednisolone (PSL), which causes adverse side effects. Extracorporeal granulocyte/monocyte adsorption (GMA) with an Adacolumn depletes elevated/activated myeloid lineage leucocytes as sources of inflammatory cytokines. We were interested to evaluate the efficacy, safety and the treatment cost for PSL and GMA. Methods: Forty-one patients with active UC had […]

Ulcerative Colitis Marker IL-6 Indicates Disease Severity

Inflammatory marker IL-6 indicates disease severity, predicts treatment failure in ulcerative colitis. Children with severe ulcerative colitis are less likely to respond to treatment with elevated levels of inflammatory cytokine interleukin-6, according to recent results. In an ancillary study to the prospective, multicenter OSCI study, researchers evaluated levels of 12 inflammatory cytokines in serum samples […]

Scientists Find Key to Growth of Bad Bacteria in IBD

Scientists have long puzzled over why “bad” bacteria such as E. coli can thrive in the guts of those with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), causing serious diarrhea. Now UC Davis researchers have discovered the answer one that may be the first step toward finding new and better treatments for IBD. The researchers discovered a biological […]

Ulcerative Colitis Global Clinical Trials Review

Ulcerative Colitis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2012 New ReportSBWire (press release)This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Ulcerative Colitis. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their…

Latest Campaign Crohn’s and Colitis UK

For their latest campaign Crohn’s and Colitis UK are carrying out a survey of young people (in the UK only) aged 16-29 with IBD, finding out your thoughts on a number of topics such as medication, surgery, transition, education and relationships. They really need as many people as possible to take part so that they […]

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