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Hosp botch killed teacher, 30: suit  -  23 Nov 2009
New York PostShe had a history of ulcerative colitis when she was admitted to Long Island Jewish/Plainview Hospital in November 2008 complaining of vomiting and ...

New study connects fiber-rich diet and intestinal bacteria with strong immune ...  -  23 Nov 2009
Natural News.com (registration)Fermentation takes place, producing compounds called short-chain fatty acids (scfas) which are known to help soothe ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory gut ...

Thinking twice before opting for homeopathy to treat your ailment? Dr Rajesh ...  -  23 Nov 2009
Mumbai MirrorHomeopathy, in some cases like diabetes, asthma, arthritis, ulcerative colitis, can be married to allopathy and help in successfully managing the ailments. ...

Study Links Genetic Defects to Ulcerative Colitis  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
TopNews United StatesA recent study has revealed that genetic defects, which lead to a leaking gut, are the main cause of ulcerative colitis, a life-long inflammatory disorder. ...

Gene Mutations Linked to IBD in Children  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
WebMDIBD includes Crohn's disease, which affects any part of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, and ulcerative colitis, which is limited to the large intestine. ...

Colitis sidelines Oilers' Pisani again  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Vancouver SunGrebeshkov has a sprained left knee, which could keep him out until Christmas and Pisani has had a flare-up of his ulcerative colitis. ...

Book on pediatric IBD launched  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
News-Medical.netChronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) encompasses Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and indeterminate colitis. The distinct phenotype in pediatric and ...

Ore Pharmaceutical cuts losses  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Bizjournals.comThis quarter Ore plans to initiate a trial for a drug candidate to treat ulcerative colitis, which is one of the two main disorders comprising Inflammatory ...

Patients Previously on Steroids Maintain Remission From Ulcerative Colitis ...  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
DG NewsSAN DIEGO -- October 27, 2009 -- Even among patients who have previously used corticosteroids to control ulcerative colitis, ...

Probiotics May Help Treat IBD Symptoms  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
WebMDUp to 1 million people in the US have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); the main types are ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. ...

Walkerton senior 'champion'  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
South Bend TribuneINDIANAPOLIS — Joel Paschen, a John Glenn High School senior who has fought a difficult battle with ulcerative colitis, was honored Wednesday by Riley ...

Colonscopy on Camera: KSAX Meteorologist Mark Anthony Volunteers  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
KSAXHis family has a history of cancer and a disease called ulcerative colitis. "My grandmother was willing to put herself on the line and actually be ...

Gedney making a difference for others dealing with illness  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
The Post-Standard - Syracuse.comTwo months of doctor visits and testing later, he was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. “Our (Chicago Bears) team chaplain and I spent a lot of time ...

Walkerton teen honored as a "Riley Champion"  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
WNDU-TV17-year-old Joel Paschen of Walkerton is currently recovering from ulcerative colitis, and is a patient at Riley Children's Hospital. ...

More tough luck for Pisani  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
SLAM! SportsYesterday, the Edmonton Oilers forward left the team and went home due to complications with ulcerative colitis. "He'll go see his doctor in Edmonton," said ...

'Global Bulletin Board' Shows Promise in Child Health  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)Even though ImproveCareNow focuses on Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, the model could easily be used for care with other chronic conditions, ...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Drugs Linked to Risk of Skin Cancer  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
AboutLawsuits.comIBD manifests as either Crohn's disease or as ulcerative colitis, which affect the digestive tract differently, but have very similar symptoms, ...

Banner Boswell hosts digestive disorder lecture Nov. 11  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
YourWestValley.comThe Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America invites patients, families and caregivers living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis to the educational ...

Patients With Ulcerative Colitis Who Have Worst Baseline Disease Are Most ...  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
DG NewsSAN DIEGO -- October 29, 2009 -- The likelihood of relapse in patients with ulcerative colitis is associated more with the extent of ...

An Evening of Hope The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America host a Key West ...  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Sun-Sentinel.comThe mission of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and improve the quality of life of children and ...

Inside the NHL: Fehr helps clean up NHLPA mess  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Buffalo NewsOilers winger Fernando Pisani, also known as a pitchman for LivingwithUC.com while fighting ulcerative colitis, is back on the shelf after the problem ...

Charity golf event raises more than $200000  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Greenwich PostCCFA's mission is to cure and prevent Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these ...

Fairfield County Scene: Nov. 22  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Danbury News TimesThe Connecticut chapter of CCFA, at 2 Squire Lane in Branford, is dedicated to curing and preventing Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, ...

Qdoba Names 'Qmmunity' Winner  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
QSR magazineDuBois has battled ulcerative colitis, a chronic digestive disease, for the past two years and gained strength from the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of ...

Sunshine Inn event to help Silver Valley man  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Shoshone News PressHe was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis this past summer, Sager's mother Rona Gallinger explained, and has been struggling to afford necessary treatment ...

Millions of People Suffer Every Day  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
KLAS-TV...with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, two painful, seldom-discussed and often isolating digestive diseases. Most people go day-to-day not knowing ...

Crohn's disease doesn't slow this family down  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
PennLive.comBoth Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, which is similar to Crohn's but is limited to the colon, are autoimmune diseases, which means the body mistakes ...

Accutane claims require closer look  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Winona Daily NewsThe two main IBDs are ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. These completely unrelated diseases long have been thought to derive from infectious agents we ...

Life Central | Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis.  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
PR-inside.com (press release)In particular, ulcerative colitis. The disease usually begins between ages 30 and 60, but it can also arise during childhood. Men are more commonly affected ...

Ill. Digestive Health Center Hosts Open House  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
EndoNurseThe facility cost $9 million and is dedicated to screenings and treatment of conditions such as ulcerative colitis, colon cancer, etc. ...

Ore Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc. Reports Results for Third Quarter 2009  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Earthtimes (press release)Ore is in the process of initiating a Phase Ib/IIa clinical trial for ORE1001 in ulcerative colitis – one of the two main disorders comprising Inflammatory ...

After years of suffering before a diagnosis of Crohn's disease, Appleton's ...  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Appleton Post CrescentIt wasn't until a year later that it was discovered Emily, now 23, has Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, two painful and unpredictable diseases of the ...

Tests for colon cancer in colitis patients may lead to excessive treatment  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
U-M Health System NewsPatients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's colitis, inflammatory bowel diseases that cause chronic inflammation of the digestive tract, are at increased ...

Hutchison MediPharma announces completion of Phase IIb trial for HMPL-004 in ...  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Therapeutics Daily (press release) (registration)Phase IIb clinical trial of HMPL-004 in patients with mild-to-moderate active ulcerative colitis (UC), a form of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). ...

Health Matters : What is Infectious Colitis ?  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)Inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease and Ulcerative colitis can produce a clinical picture which is indistinguishable from infectious ...

Newton People  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Newton TABVera Kandror Denmark, formerly of Newton, is a researcher working to help people living with ulcerative colitis by finding information that will one day ...

Isotretinoin Use Linked to Increased Risk of IBD: Presented at ACG  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
DG News..."We found that there did appear to be an association between prior [isotretinoin] use and subsequent development of ulcerative colitis. ...

5 genes raise bowel disease risk in young  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
CBC.caCrohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are the most common types of IBD. Both are incurable chronic diseases that cause inflammation in the gastrointestinal ...

Investigation needed  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Tidewater NewsAt that time, Sgt. McClenny was ill with ulcerative colitis, and his physician would not permit him to work for six weeks. During that period not one of the ...

Rochester's Johnson honors ailing sibling  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Pittsburgh Post GazetteBack in the seventh grade, Alente was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, a disease that affects the intestines and colon. Since then, Alente has taken ...

Dunrobin family participates in ground-breaking research project for Crohn's ...  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
EMC West CarletonThe second condition is called ulcerative colitis. Crohn's disease affects the digestive system anywhere 'from gum to bum' and causes the intestines to ...

Zetterberg, Kovalchuk, Miller top NHL's 3 Stars  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
NHL.comEdmonton center Fernando Pisani went home after Wednesday's game at Buffalo to see a doctor for help in dealing with ulcerative colitis, a condition he's ...

Free-throw event a lot of hoop-la  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Explore Howard CountyThe Krauses' son, Jacob, 9 was diagnosed with severe ulcerative colitis earlier this year. The disease forced him to quit other sports, but hasn't stopped ...

Best sugar substitutes  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
KGO-TVFifteen years later Jamie received the startling diagnosis of ulcerative colitis. With the prospect of a lifetime on prescription drugs in the forefront of ...

Campaign for drugs trial gathers pace  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Milford MercuryJayne takes LDN for ulcerative colitis while Andrew uses it for secondary progressive MS. Both stress that the drug in not a miracle cure or a wonder drug ...

Probiotics: What they Are and Why You Need Them – Part 2  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Alternative Health JournalClinical trial results are mixed, but several small studies suggest that certain probiotics may help maintain remission of ulcerative colitis and prevent ...

C3Life.com Forum Moderator Finishes Midwest Get Your Guts in Gear Ride  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Earthtimes (press release)Get Your Guts in Gear (GYGIG) seeks to empower the ostomy, Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis communities while raising money for nonprofit ...

Christmas Craft Fair  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Glen Cove Record Pilot...fatigue syndrome, Crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, type 1 diabetes, ulcerative colitis and other disorders. ...

A Fact of Life  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
WashMo.comLong-standing inflammatory diseases of the colon, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, can increase your risk of colon cancer. ...

Bridge Game Notebook: No. 17 is Trey bien  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
Beaver County TimesHis season ended earlier this year as he was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. “It's nasty,? Johnson said. “But I'm getting better. ...



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