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Fatty Acids in Diet Linked to Bowel Disease Risk

... acids can cut the chance of developing ulcerative colitis by more than three quarters. Oily fish such as ... people in five countries, found that ulcerative colitis occurred about equally in men and women and at an ... the journal's publisher. People with ulcerative colitis have been found to have high levels of these ...

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals Announce 2009 Celebrating UC Success Contest Winners

... YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & colitis Foundation, in partnership with Procter & ... found personal ways to manage their ulcerative colitis (UC), a form of inflammatory bowel disease. The ... County, California." About Ulcerative colitis (UC) UC involves inflammation of the lining ...

New Educational Tool for Understanding UC Flares

... MARIETTA, Ga., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, inflammatory bowel disease ... associated with the disease. Ulcerative colitis is an inflammation of the lining of the rectum ... Symptoms , is now available from the Crohn's and colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), made possible by an ...

Shire Expands Gastrointestinal Patient Assistance Program for Uninsured or Unemployed Americans

... (mesalamine) for the Treatment of Ulcerative colitis Who Have Lost Their Jobs in 2009 ... of patients who are diagnosed with ulcerative colitis (UC) and prescribed gastrointestinal (GI) ... is designed to help patients with ulcerative colitis who are taking Lialda or Pentasa and are ...

For Ulcerative Colitis, Surveyed Experts Indicate That Corticosteroids Have Advantages Over Remicade in the Induction of Remission

... Clinical Gold Standard Status for Ulcerative colitis in 2012, According to a New Report from Decision ... of patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis than infliximab at one year would earn a 30 ... proprietary clinical gold standard for ulcerative colitis was prednisone. Based on available data and ...

Keep Your Rear in the Clear

... Crohn's disease, diverticulosis, ulcerative colitis and hemorrhoids. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are chronic digestive disorders known as ... Your Guts in Gear -- The Ride for Crohn's & colitis (GYGIG). GYGIG creates and produces 3-day, ...

Celebrating UC Success Contest Seeks to Educate and Inspire Ulcerative Colitis Patients

... Ulcerative colitis "Quick Tips" Contest Winners will be Awarded ... March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For ulcerative colitis (UC) patients, managing their everyday life can ... share and inspire one another, the Crohn's & colitis Foundation, in partnership with Procter & ...

Great Comebacks(R) Program Announces 2008 National Award Winner and Inaugural Tony Snow Public Service Award

... 1984 by former San Diego Charger and ulcerative colitis patient Rolf Benirschke, the Great Comebacks ... community and hospital care, the Crohn's & colitis Foundation (CCFA), the United Ostomy Associations ... while managing their Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis or an ostomy. "Tonight is a celebration of ...

Supplement of probiotics provides a new therapy for ulcerative colitis

... ) could relieve symptom of experimental colitis close to SASP on an evaluation of weight loss, ... faecalis had different effects on experimental colitis in wild-type mice. The experimental results also ... adaptive immunological mechanisms in experimental colitis between wide-type mice and the immunodeficient ...

Photos: TV Soap Opera Veteran Speaks Out to Lead Charge to Cure Digestive Diseases

... Community-Based Fundraising through Crohn's & colitis Foundation Take Steps Walks NEW YORK, Jan. ... (PSA) series on behalf of the Crohn's & colitis Foundation. The 60, 30, and 15 second PSAs will ... digestive disease. Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at age 15, York has quietly coped with a mild ...

Identification of genetic markers for ulcerative colitis could lead to treatment

... of some of the genes that lead to ulcerative colitis are giving us a first look into the causes of ... the lead researchers of the study. Ulcerative colitis is a chronic, relapsing disorder that causes ... bloody) and abdominal pain. Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, another chronic ...

MEDVERSATION(TM) Website Launched by Centocor to Facilitate Physician-Patient Dialogue About Drug Benefits and Risks

... rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and psoriasis. -- Benefits of Treatments: ... disease, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis and psoriasis; information for additional ... (AS), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), ulcerative colitis (UC), pediatric Crohn's disease (PCD) and ...

Companies Pay a High Price for Employees With Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, According to Study From Thomson Reuters

... $5,300 for a matched comparison group. Ulcerative colitis patients' annual medical expenses were $15,020 ... had an episode of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis (involving at least one inpatient admission, ... for workers with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis than it was for the control group. However, ...

2009 Half Marathon Training Program to Benefit Research into Debilitating Digestive Diseases

... the ING Miami Half Marathon through the Crohn's & colitis Foundation's Team Challenge program ... skate again after being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis but then had the best results of my career." ... After raising over $2 million for the Crohn's & colitis Foundation through its half marathon training ...

Study underway to find an alternative cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

... medicine on patients suffering from ulcerative colitis (UC) and the other will assess how diet impacts ... "Both Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are due to an autoimmune response to the bacteria ... Mind/Body Alternatives for Treating Ulcerative colitis One study is looking for participants ...

National Pharmaceutical Company to Sponsor Popular Kansas City Walk

... Salix teams up with Crohn's & colitis Foundation of America for this year's ... colitis. While Takes Steps for Crohn's & colitis events are taking place in dozen of cities around ... from Take Steps directly supports The Crohn's & colitis Foundation's research, education and support ...

National Pharmaceutical Company to Sponsor Popular Indianapolis Walk

... Salix teams up with Crohn's & colitis Foundation of America for this year's ... colitis. While Takes Steps for Crohn's & colitis events are taking place in dozen of cities around ... from Take Steps directly supports The Crohn's & colitis Foundation's research, education and support ...

UPDATE: Celebrating UC Success Announces Essay Contest Winners

... NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & colitis Foundation of America, in partnership with ... of P&G. "Many people living with ulcerative colitis are able to live life to the fullest despite this ... to discuss research surrounding ulcerative colitis and will be honored at a dinner reception. The ...

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Share Some Genetic Risk Factors

... pinpoint relationship between Crohn's disease and colitis MONDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- The inflammatory bowel diseases ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease appear to share several ... may be a significant step forward. Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease affect one in 250 individuals ...

Great Comebacks(R) Program Announces 2007 National Award Winner

... by former San Diego Charger and ulcerative colitis patient Rolf Benirschke, the Great Comebacks ... ostomy and wound care products, and the Crohn's & colitis Foundation (CCFA). In the United States, an ... Recipient Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis when he was 9 years old, Scott Ellis grew up ...

Do patients with inflammatory bowel disease receive optimal care?

... with Crohn's disease (CD) and 106 with ulcerative colitis (UC). Medical therapy including use of oral ... reported that all the patients with ulcerative colitis received optimal doses of aminosalicylate while ... with active distal or left-sided ulcerative colitis received topical therapy. There is a tendency to ...

Interactive Teleconference on Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Professionals

... and professionals will benefit from the Crohn's & colitis Foundation's upcoming teleconference," says ... for Medicine. About the Crohn's & colitis Foundation The Crohn's & colitis Foundation's mission is to cure Crohn's ...

JCI table of contents: Jan. 24, 2008

... with the inflammatory bowel disease ulcerative colitis are at increased risk of developing colon cancer. ... colorectal carcinogenesis associated with chronic colitis AUTHOR CONTACT: Naofumi Mukaida Graduate ... ACCOMPANYING COMMENTARY TITLE: colitis and cancer: a tale of inflammatory cells and ...

Nationwide Survey Reveals Differing Physician and Patient Perceptions Regarding Impact of Ulcerative Colitis on Patients' Lives

... Nearly three out of four patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) consider feeling unwell to be a normal part ... since 2000. LIALDA is the only ulcerative colitis treatment that utilizes MMX(R) Technology. LIALDA ... innovative treatments for IBD, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, and colon infections. ...

Narrow band imaging colonoscopy identifies flat dysplastic lesions in ulcerative colitis patients

... used in cancer surveillance for ulcerative colitis patients can identify flat dysplastic lesions. ... in a larger number of patients. Ulcerative colitis is a chronic (ongoing) disease of the colon, or ... abdominal pain. According to the Crohns and colitis Foundation of America, approximately half a ...

Mesalamine linked to cancer protection for high risk inflammatory bowel disease patients

... in Detroit matched 16 patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohns disease to 23 controls with similar ... and smoking. Among those with ulcerative colitis who did not get colorectal cancer, researchers ... inflammatory bowel disease including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are at significantly higher ...

New Analyses of long-term LIALDA (mesalamine) data presented at ACG

... (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY, TSX: SHQ) ulcerative colitis (UC) drug LIALDA (mesalamine) provide further ... Daily Lialda for Mild vs. Moderate Ulcerative colitis Poster Presentation: Tuesday, October 16, ... (117/166) of patients with mild ulcerative colitis and 64.2 percent (183/285) of patients with ...

Elsevier announces new journal on inflammatory bowel diseases

... in partnership with the European Crohns and colitis Organisation (ECCO) is set to launch the Journal ... September 2007. The Journal of Crohn's and colitis is concerned with the dissemination of knowledge ... under a separate title, Journal of Crohn's and colitis Supplements. Miquel Gassull, M.D., Ph.D., ...

UCLA cancer researchers first to link intestinal inflammation with systemic chromosome damage

... include Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis and Celiac disease. About 1.4 million people in the United States and 2.2 ... the chromosome damage could be detected in the blood before the onset of colitis in the mouse models the team studied, which were engineered to develop the ...

IBD Patient Launches iPhone Application to Help Doctors Treat Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis

... by WellApps, Inc., allows patients with (IBD) Crohn's and Ulcerative colitis to track their symptoms and deliver accurate data to their doctors. ... an iPhone application to help people with (IBD) Crohn's and Ulcerative colitis provide accurate symptom data to their doctors for optimal treatment. The ...

Santarus to Webcast Analyst Day and Investor Briefing Presentation on May 13

... Kingdom; Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the European Crohn's and colitis Organization Budesonide MMX (R) - Clinical Development Program in Ulcerative colitis Dr. E. David Ballard II, Senior Vice President, Clinical Research ...

Adalimumab may reduce health-care costs for Crohn's disease patients

... Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term that refers to both ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD). IBD occurs most frequently in people in ... Role: No Effect In longstanding patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), study findings failed to show that the use of 5-aminosalicylic acid ...

ConvaTec Launches SUR-FIT Natura(R) Low-Pressure Adaptor

... trademarks of ConvaTec Inc. AP-006038-US References (1) Crohn's & colitis Foundation of America Organization Web site. Viewed at: http://www.ccfa.org/info/surgery/surgerycd . Accessed on October 29, 2008. (2) Crohn's & colitis Foundation of America Organization Web site. Viewed at: ...

Long-Term Safety Data on Lialda(TM) (mesalamine) for Patients With Ulcerative Colitis Published in Leading GI Journal

... long-term safety and tolerability study (study 303) of ulcerative colitis (UC) drug Lialda(TM) (mesalamine). The primary endpoints of this study ... in this class to be approved since 2000. Lialda is the only ulcerative colitis treatment that utilizes MMX(R) Technology. Lialda with MMX Technology ...

Medical Futures signs North American licensing rights to New Biologic agent for Ulcerative Colitis

... trials and has shown a perfect safety record since 1917. Ulcerative colitis is an Inflammatory Bowel Disease that affects 500,000 Americans and 60,000 ... that MUTAFLOR(R) will help improve the options available for Ulcerative colitis patients. "Medical Futures has created a therapeutic focus and a strong ...

Shire Launches Patient Education Forums on Better Managing the Challenges of Ulcerative Colitis

... an informative patient education program for people with ulcerative colitis (UC), a disease that affects nearly 700,000 individuals in the United ... in this class to be approved since 2000. LIALDA is the only ulcerative colitis treatment that utilizes MMX(R) Technology. LIALDA with MMX Technology ...

JCI online early table of contents: Jan. 2, 2008

... of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). Conflicting reports have indicated that the soluble factor IL-22 can ... IL-22 ameliorates intestinal inflammation in a mouse model of ulcerative colitis AUTHOR CONTACT: Atsushi Mizoguchi Massachusetts General Hospital ...

Nationwide survey reveals differing physician and patient perceptions regarding impact of UC

... FL December 7, 2007 Nearly three out of four patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) consider feeling unwell to be a normal part of life, while ... from a nationwide series of surveys presented today at the 2007 Crohns & colitis Foundations 6th Annual Advances in the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases ...

Asacol treats UC symptoms of isolated proctitis

... and well-tolerated treatment for patients with all extents of ulcerative colitis (UC), including isolated proctitis. The results showed that patients with ... reduced stool frequency. These data were presented today at the Crohns & colitis Foundation of Americas (CCFA) National Research and Clinical ...

JCI table of contents: Nov. 15, 2007

... spontaneously develop this disease. Just prior to the onset of spontaneous colitis increased numbers of bacteria were detected in the colon, as were very ... the intestine of mice. TITLE: Deletion of TLR5 results in spontaneous colitis in mice AUTHOR CONTACT: Andrew T. Gewirtz Emory University, Atlanta, ...
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