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Yesterday | Hispanic Business

New Crohn's Disease Findings from University of Cambridge Discussed...

This contrasts with other immune-related diseases considered mechanistically and genetically closely related, such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis, where approved biologics target a variety of independent biological mechanisms."

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Related Topix: Health, Tnf, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic)

Wednesday | SooToday

Gifford-Jones: Salt: Is too much causing autoimmune disease?

What comes crashing down with excessive salt? Dr Stephen Havas, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Maryland says, "The number of deaths from excess salt is equivalent to a commuter jet crashing every day in the U.S." During a recent visit to the Harvard Medical School, I also learned that too much salt may be causing autoimmune diseases ... (more)

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Related Topix: Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Reuters

UCB cost control offsets drug sales shortfall

Belgian pharmaceutical company UCB maintained its 2014 outlook on Wednesday after reduced marketing and sales expenses resulted in higher core earnings, offsetting lower than expected sales of its newer drugs.

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Related Topix: Health

Health News Digest

Focusing On Bacteria's Role In Inflammatory Bowel Disease

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 -- Early findings from a major research initiative of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America suggest that specific bacteria play a central role in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis , also known as inflammatory bowel diseases .

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Colitis, Ulcerative Colitis, Genetics

The Abbotsford News

Senior to jump from plane on 90th birthday

Ken Smith of Langley will jump out of a plane on Aug. 10 to raise funds for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation on behalf of his daughter Joni Tessier.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Colitis

Medical News Today

Improved picture of the gut provided by new imaging agent

A multi-institutional team of researchers has developed a new nanoscale agent for imaging the gastrointestinal tract.

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Related Topix: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Medicine, Health, Physics, Science, South Korea, World News, Asia

Medical News Today

Showers may be linked to Crohn's disease say researchers

Humans may be exposed to bacteria linked with Crohn's disease through fine spray from showers and rivers according to research led by Lancaster University.

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Related Topix: Health

Business Journal

Startup Weekend encourages entrepreneurs to take the leap

Startup Weekend brought entrepreneurs to Hillsborough Community College and other locations to pitch ideas, share information, meet experts and network.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Tampa, FL, Health

Examiner.com

What are prebiotics and what foods are natural sources?

You may know about the importance of consuming probiotics in keeping your digestive system healthy, but prebiotics can be equally important.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Medicine, Nutrition, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

What are prebiotics and what foods are natural sources?

You may know about the importance of consuming probiotics in keeping your digestive system healthy, but prebiotics can be equally important.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Medicine, Nutrition, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Promising new antibiotic defies conventional wisdom on treating superbug

A new antibiotic being developed at the University of Virginia School of Medicine to combat the dangerous C. difficile superbug also appears effective against a wide array of other pathogens, including the Helicobacter pylori bacterium, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases, Immunology, Biology, Science

Business Journal

Startup Weekend encourages entrepreneurs to take the leap

Startup Weekend brought entrepreneurs to Hillsborough Community College and other locations to pitch ideas, share information, meet experts and network.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Tampa, FL, Health

Medical News Today

Showers may be linked to Crohn's disease say researchers

Humans may be exposed to bacteria linked with Crohn's disease through fine spray from showers and rivers according to research led by Lancaster University.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Nature's vaccines: Growing up on livestock farms halves children's...

A recent synchronicity of studies throughout northwest Europe involving researchers in Germany, Sweden and Denmark affirm that there's something healthy about growing up on a farm with livestock -- not just feeling good while on the farm but growing up with stronger disease-resisting immune systems than most who don't grow up on small dairy farms.

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Related Topix: Ulcerative Colitis, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Family, Kids, Davis, CA, Agriculture, Science

Fox News

Best foods to ease Crohn's disease symptoms

If you have Crohn's disease, you want to avoid flare-ups at all costs. Although diet can't cure it, avoiding or making smart food choices can help ease your symptoms.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Nutrition

Medical News Today

Controlled parasite infections suggested as medical treatment for Crohn's disease

Intestinal parasites such as tapeworms , hookworms and a protist called Blastocystis can be beneficial to human health, according to a new paper that argues we should rethink our views of organisms that live off the human body.

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Related Topix: Health, Cysticercosis

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Times

Centenary alum signs on as Metropolitan Opera singer

This week Gregory Warren began his tenure at North America's largest opera company, the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Health

GlobeNewswire

Galapagos creates new warrant plan

Galapagos NV announced today that its Board of Directors created 666,760 warrants under a new warrant plan for the benefit of employees, directors and an independent consultant of the Company and its subsidiaries.

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Related Topix: Health

HON

Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says

Dietary changes can dramatically alter the balance of bacteria in the gut on a daily basis, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Health, Ulcerative Colitis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Food Poisoning

GastroHep.com

When and how to de-escalate therapy in inflammatory bowel diseases

Therapeutic objectives are currently evolving in inflammatory bowel diseases from control of symptoms towards improvement of long-term disease outcomes.

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Related Topix: Tnf, Medicine, Health

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