Navigation Links
IBD travelers are not at higher risk of contracting intestinal infections
Date:1/25/2012

ly affects quality of life, including concern over safety issues in relation to traveling abroad. In the absence of enough data on the risks of traveling among IBD patients, many physicians advise IBD patients against traveling, especially to developing regions of the world. Insurance companies are often reluctant to insure IBD travelers, a refusal that is hard to rebut in the absence of data.

Taken together, these restrictions on traveling severely impede the overall quality of life of IBD patients. Until now, it was unclear whether this significant toll was based on a genuine increase in health risk during traveling in IBD patients. Results from this study indicate a comparable safety of travelling in the tropics for IBD patients and healthy individuals. The results also suggest that traveling while in clinical remission of at least three months should be strongly advocated, as it significantly reduces the risk for illness during traveling. However, the investigators stress that travelers to developing and tropic regions of the world are still at risk of several vaccine-preventable infections and should always consult a travel clinic before the trip and get the appropriate vaccinations.


'/>"/>

Contact: Alissa J. Cruz
media@gastro.org
301-272-1603
American Gastroenterological Association
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. UQ research shows canecutters disease on the rise among travelers
2. Abington Memorial Hospital's Travelers Clinic Can Protect Travelers From The Now Active Yellow Fever
3. Just in Time for Spring Break 2010, AssistCard Mexico Launches Concierge-style Health and Security Services for Travelers to Mexico
4. Just in Time for Spring Break 2010, AssistCare Mexico Launches Concierge-style Health and Security Services for Travelers to Mexico
5. International SOS Launches Website to Assist Travelers Affected by Iceland Volcano Eruption
6. Protecting Global Travelers with New Security Solutions
7. Summer Travelers Take Note, Air Ambulance Coverage Explained
8. Many U.S. Travelers Uninformed About Health Risks Abroad
9. Travelers Bringing Measles Back to U.S., CDC Says
10. Despite Treatment, Employees with Depression Generate Higher Absentee Costs, According to Thomson Reuters Study
11. Minorities Not Treated at Higher-Quality Centers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/22/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... that break up blood clots deep in the veins of ... However, one results in a greater risk of bleeding and ... the other treatment, a new study finds. The standard ... (DVT) -- is blood-thinning medications and compression stockings. The other, ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... hysterectomy using electric power morcellation, uterine cancers were present ... the procedure, according to a study published by ... in which the uterus is fragmented into smaller pieces, ... Despite the commercial availability of electric power morcellators for ... at the time of electric power morcellation (in this ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... of Hematology (ASH) will present the Society,s highest honor, ... in Hematology, to Kanti R. Rai, MD, of the ... for his 50-year career combining landmark clinical leukemia research, ... care. , The Wallace H. Coulter Award for ... who has been a vital contributor to the field ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... mechanisms with cancer, according to a new report by ... , published in PLOS ONE on July ... very same inhibitors of apoptosis, or cell destruction, in ... diseases. Henry Kaminski, M.D. , chair of the ... and Health Sciences (SMHS), as well as colleagues from ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... Ticket Down is a reliable source ... Fedex Field in Landover, MD. There has never been a ... international soccer. After the success of the American national soccer team ... and well. One way that fans of the world’s sport will ... the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup. The tournament will kick off ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots 2Health News:Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots 3Health News:Study examines presence of uterine cancers at the time of hysterectomy using morcellation 2Health News:ASH honors Kanti R. Rai, M.D., with Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement 2Health News:ASH honors Kanti R. Rai, M.D., with Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement 3Health News:ASH honors Kanti R. Rai, M.D., with Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement 4Health News:New research finds pathogenic connection between autoimmune disorders and cancer 2Health News:Manchester United vs. Inter Milan Tickets Fedex Field Landover: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Inter Milan ManU International Champions Cup Match in Washington, DC 2Health News:Manchester United vs. Inter Milan Tickets Fedex Field Landover: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Inter Milan ManU International Champions Cup Match in Washington, DC 3
... members appear to benefit , , TUESDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) ... and physical condition of patients receiving palliative care, a new ... the first large study to gauge -- and substantiate -- ... aid to patients coping with advanced illness. , "We,ve known ...
... in Suicides among Adolescent,African-American Males, ATLANTA, Sept. ... behavioral problems among adolescent African-American,males demonstrates the need ... the complex challenges facing these youths, according to ... the Underserved, an,advocacy group based at Morehouse School ...
... Year ... RESTON, Va., Sept. 9 comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq:,SCOR), a ... a,study showing that the health information site category has grown ... the growth rate of the,total U.S. Internet population., (Logo: ...
... at Chicago has been awarded a five-year, $2.1 million grant ... lead a multi-center study to assess blood flow and stroke ... rather than bleeds in the brain -- account for 80 ... death and disability. They are often caused by atherosclerosis, a ...
... will host its first Small Cap Health Care Conference at the ... will focus on premier small cap public and private health care ... and Diagnostics, Medical Technology and Specialty Pharmaceuticals. , ... ...
... Best Practices in Vehicle Management, NEW ... was once again selected for its best ... in Wisconsin, Runzheimer,International provides a comprehensive range ... relocation, travel management, corporate,aircraft and virtual office ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Music Therapy Improves Well-Being of Very Ill Patients 2Health News:Music Therapy Improves Well-Being of Very Ill Patients 3Health News:Young African-American Males Face Mental Health Crisis; Experts Call For New Treatment Strategies and Better Access to Care 2Health News:Young African-American Males Face Mental Health Crisis; Experts Call For New Treatment Strategies and Better Access to Care 3Health News:Online Health Information Category Grows at Rate Four Times Faster Than Total Internet 2Health News:Online Health Information Category Grows at Rate Four Times Faster Than Total Internet 3Health News:Online Health Information Category Grows at Rate Four Times Faster Than Total Internet 4Health News:UIC leads multi-center study to evaluate blood flow and stroke risk 2Health News:UIC leads multi-center study to evaluate blood flow and stroke risk 3Health News: Baird Hosts Small Cap Health Care Conference : Senior Healthcare Distribution & Services Research Analyst Eric Coldwell Shares Insights on Sector 2Health News: Baird Hosts Small Cap Health Care Conference : Senior Healthcare Distribution & Services Research Analyst Eric Coldwell Shares Insights on Sector 3Health News: Baird Hosts Small Cap Health Care Conference : Senior Healthcare Distribution & Services Research Analyst Eric Coldwell Shares Insights on Sector 4Health News: Baird Hosts Small Cap Health Care Conference : Senior Healthcare Distribution & Services Research Analyst Eric Coldwell Shares Insights on Sector 5Health News:The SCOOTER Store Recognized by Runzheimer International for Third Year 2
(Date:7/22/2014)... 22, 2014  Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: ... heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, announced that Edwards, Chairman ... as an expert panelist at the invitation of the ... to discuss medical device innovation at its hearing, "21 ... Development and Communication." "Edwards has five decades ...
(Date:7/22/2014)...  Decision Resources Group finds that the market for interventional ... remain relatively stagnant at a value of around $80 million ... intervention (PCI) volumes are growing faster in Canada ... the United States and Europe ... increase in penetration of PCI procedures relative to coronary artery ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... The number of people overdosing from opioid ... Twenty-three percent of the workforce has misused prescription painkillers, ... Health, making opioid use a serious threat to employee ... the correct dosage with a valid prescription, subtle impairment ... National Safety Council released a guide for employers, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Edwards' CEO Invited To Address Congress On Opportunities To Revitalize Medical Device Innovation 2The Canadian Interventional Cardiology Device Market Will Remain Relatively Stagnant Through 2022 at Around $80 Million 2The Canadian Interventional Cardiology Device Market Will Remain Relatively Stagnant Through 2022 at Around $80 Million 35 things employers should know about prescription painkiller use 25 things employers should know about prescription painkiller use 3
... Sangart, Inc., today announced that it recently received more ... led by Leucadia National Corporation. The most recent investment brings ... in 1998 to more than $230 million. This financing round ... an additional $50 million in future funding. Funds ...
... Celebration Health announced this week the use of a ... Endosurgery®, to remove a stomach tumor and extract it ... patient spent one night in the hospital and was ... to minimally invasive or open surgeries which necessitate incisions ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sangart Announces Closing of $50 Million Series G Financing 2New Class of Instruments for Flexible Surgery from Apollo Endosurgery® Used in Cancer Therapy 2
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: