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IBD by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 9:53pm Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease, probably involving an immune reaction of the body to its own intestinal tract. The 2 major types of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease. As the name suggests, ulcerative colitis is limited to the colon; Crohn disease can involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from the ... Read on »
Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
Frequently Asked Questions About Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? Answer: Inflammatory bowel disease is a group of two diseases: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. These chronic illnesses can inflame the gastrointestinal tract, causing bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain, and weight loss. Ulcerative colitis can affect the entire large in ... Read on »
New Inflammatory Bowel Disease Service Standards Launched Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatme by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 6:47pm The first Service Standards for the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) was launched yesterday at The House of Lords. This was marked by Lord Newton of Braintree as “a major development for people with Colitis and Crohn’s disease”. The simple truth is that patients in the UK, unless they are willing to pay for the latest drug ... Read on »
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation Announces $100,000 Innovator Awards Program for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Research by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 30 Nov 2009 10:02pm /PRNewswire/ -- The Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today its new Innovator Awards Program for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The Program is designed to accelerate the pace of discovery in IBD research. Approximately four million people worldwide suffer from some form of IBD and most are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 40. "Launching ... Read on »
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation Announces $100,000 Innovator Awards Program for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Research by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 30 Nov 2009 10:02pm /PRNewswire/ -- The Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today its new Innovator Awards Program for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The Program is designed to accelerate the pace of discovery in IBD research. Approximately four million people worldwide suffer from some form of IBD and most are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 40. "Launching the ... Read on »
Ulcerative Colitis Guide by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Overview & Facts Ulcerative colitis is one of the most common forms of inflammatory bowel disease. Learn what it is -- and what you can do to control it. What is Ulcerative Colitis? Topic Overview Get an overview of ulcerative colitis, one of the most common inflammatory bowel diseases. What Happens Ulcerat ... Read on »
Alert the Media: Yes, Autistic kids have a Novel Bowel Disease by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 Mar 2013 12:00am Editor's note: You've really got to check out and connect people to this interview Andy Wakefield did with Arthur Krigsman, one of the authors of the new journal article that confirmed unusual bowel disease in children with autism. That, you no doubt recall, is what the whole "discredited" Lancet paper was about lo these 15 years ... Read on »
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of chronic disorders that cause inflammation or ulceration in the small and large intestines. Most often IBD is classified as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease but may be referred to as colitis, enteritis, ileitis, and proctitis. Ulcerative colitis causes ulceration and inflammati ... Read on »
Researchers at UCLA Link Intestinal Inflammation to Systemic Chromosome Damage – Blood Marker Test Possible Instead of Endoscopi by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 01 Jun 2009 10:43pm Intestinal inflammatory disease leads to potentially developing cancer.  Now, other than an endoscopic test there’s no way to determine where the source of irritation is.  Is the inflammation bacteria related or colitis for a simple example.  If a blood test were delivered, it could also mean earlier diagnosis before actual uncomfortable symptoms ... Read on »