Tuesday Aug 5
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease affecting approximately 700,000 people in North America.1 It is characterized by relapsing and remitting symptoms including rectal bleeding, diarrhea and abdominal pain.1 Active UC symptoms can be disruptive, with many patients reporting embarrassment, depression and worry about disease ... (more)
Pound of Flesh: DOC's Medical Care Costs Millions, But Still Fails to Save Lives
It was October 2010. After the 26-year-old Walla Walla State Penitentiary inmate discovered blood in his stool, he signed in at the prison infirmary.
Chinese herb beats drug at rheumatoid...
A Chinese herb called thunder god vine works better than a widely-prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing rheumatoid arthritis, a study published on Monday said.
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Biologics do not increase cancer risk for rheumatoid arthritis patients
New research suggests that biological therapies do not increase the risk of recurrent cancer compared to conventional disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs .