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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 »
What is Peritoneal Cancer? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 5:08pm 2 Comments Peritoneal cancer is a rare cancer that develops in the peritoneum.  It is most common in females and rare in men and in young people. The peritoneum is a very thin and delicate membrane made up of epithelial cells that lines the inside walls of the abdomen.  It covers the bladder, intestines, liver, stomach, rectum and uterus as well.  The can ... Read on »
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Hiatal Hernia and Heartburn) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) the muscle connecting the esophagus with the stomach. Many people, including pregnant women, suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion caused by GERD. Doctors believe that some people suffer from GERD due to a condition called hi ... Read on »
Gene Expression Changes in Nasal Cells May Help Identify Lung Cancer in Earliest Stages by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sun 15 May 2011 10:10pm American Thoracic Society Press Release ATS 2011, DENVER –A simple, minimally-invasive technique using cells from the interior of the nose could help clinicians detect lung cancer in its earliest – and most treatable – stages, according to a study conducted by researchers in Boston. The study will be presented at the ... Read on »
Low Dose Naltrexone and Autoimmune Diseases by livingdaytodaywithmultiplesclerosis Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 25 Jun 2010 10:51pm I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in March of 2007. I also have Fibromyalgia and a rare forms of Chron's. When you are first diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, you are not given a lot of information. Basically you are told just a few basics and then told or talk to about what type of MS Shots you will be taking. A very big misconception is ... Read on »
When To Suspect Lyme Disease by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 7:10pm By John D. Bleiweiss, M.D. Traditionally, the public has been advised to suspect Lyme (LD) if a round or oval, expanding, red rash develops 3-32 days after a deer tick bite associated with or followed by a flu-like illness. This limited description will apply to only some cases. About 50% of patients do not recall one or more of tick bit ... Read on »
A Novel Human Disease with Abnormal Prion Protein Sensitive to Protease update July 10, 2008 by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Jul 2008 10:55am Friday, June 20, 2008 A novel human disease with abnormal prion protein sensitive to protease (prionopathy) Original Article UPDATE ; A Novel Human Disease with Abnormal Prion Protein Sensitive to Protease Pierluigi G ... Read on »
Celiac Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate a protein called gluten, found in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is found mainly in foods but may also be found in products we use every d ... Read on »
Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Delaware UPDATE by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 Feb 2008 12:56pm Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Delaware Greetings et al, confusious is confused again. if you remember correctly, in December 2007, the state of Delaware and the sporadic CJD cases, several at dupont. i have enclosed the final results to those cases in pdf, and will summarize. but what confusious is confused about is the continued diagnostic ... Read on »
New Mechanism for Cyclosporin in Proteinuric Disease by Matt S. Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 12:00am Cyclosporin A (CsA) has been a mainstay of therapy for nephrologists: it (along with tacrolimus) has become the cornerstone of immunosuppressant therapy for kidney transplant patients; in addition, it has also seen use as an effective agent in proteinuric disease states such as membranous nephropathy, FSGS, and minimal change disease. The ... Read on »