4 hrs ago
Synbiotic therapy (Bifidobacterium longum/Synergy 1) initiates...
Synbiotic therapy initiates resolution of inflammation in patients with active ulcerative colitis: a randomised controlled pilot trial.
15 hrs ago
Man overcomes bowel condition to become model
This super-hot male model has something unique and he's not afraid to show it off.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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 .
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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.
Managing the ups and downs of ulcerative colitis
ULCERATIVE COLITIS is a complex chronic disease that runs the gamut from merely inconvenient to completely debilitating.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Watchfit Expert Reveals How Mindfulness May Help People with Illness
Many studies have revealed how mindfulness, the practice of consciously directing our attention in the present moment, reduces stress and improves the quality of life of people suffering with illnesses from asthma to ulcerative colitis.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Cesarean delivery may increase the risk of Crohn's disease
This month's issue of the Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology evaluates the association between cesarean delivery and risk of inflammatory bowel disease.
Corticosteroids early after ulcerative colitis diagnosis predicts severe course of disease
Early corticosteroids requirement after the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis diagnosis can predict a more severe long-term course of the disease, reports August's issue of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics .
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Combination of oral antibiotics may be effective in severe pediatric...
The results of previous studies on the effectiveness of antibiotics in ulcerative colitis seem more effective when used orally.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Ostomy bag can't stop Halifax bellydancer
When Margaret MacLennan learned she was having a procedure as a result of her ulcerative colitis that would leave her with an unsavoury bag attached to her stomach, she thought her bellydancing days were over.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
New fatigue scale aims to help people with Crohn's and Colitis
Crohn's and Colitis UK worked with researchers at King's College London, University College London and the Addenbrookes' NHS Trust to develop the IBD Fatigue Scale A new fatigue scale is an important step in raising awareness of inflammatory bowel diseases' 'invisible symptom', says a Reading colitis sufferer.
The Jersey Journal
Children and Crohn's disease: Identifying and treating a socially challenging disorder
Voorhees resident Maggie Higgins was just 11 years old when she began experiencing intense cramps after eating.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
The role of Haptoglobin and its related protein, Zonulin, in inflammatory bowel disease.
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Tue Jul 15, 2014
Medical News Today
The risk of inflammatory bowel diseases halved in children growing up on a livestock farm
New research conducted at Aarhus University has revealed that people who have grown up on a farm with livestock are only half as likely as their urban counterparts to develop the most common inflammatory bowel diseases: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease .
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Early corticosteroids requirement predict a more severe course of ulcerative colitis
Early corticosteroids requirement after the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis diagnosis can predict a more severe long-term course of the disease, reports a study in the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics published ahead of print.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Belvedere weightlifter beats illness to take London Youth Games silver
In February Joe Brooker, 18, was stuck down with ulcerative colitis which left him off school and unable to train for three months.
Hygiene Hypothesis? Growing Up On A Farm Halves The Risk Of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
If you grew up on a farm, you may have gotten sick lots of times due to exposure to any number of microorgansms.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Colostomy Bag Pic Inspires 'Invisible' Others
A woman's decision to post a picture of herself sunbathing with her colostomy bag on show has inspired dozens of other young people to do the same.