inflammatory bowel disease

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Synonyms for inflammatory bowel disease

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Although the exact mechanisms by which exogenous proteinases affect bowel inflammation have not yet been determined, the results justify additional studies of this complementary biologically based approach to treatment of IBD.
Its Entocort, which it co-promotes with AstraZeneca Plc, is a steroid that reduces the bowel inflammation associated with Crohn's disease.
However, because inflammation of the GI tract is characteristic of ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease, leukocyte scintigraphy has been used to detect the location of bowel inflammation and to evaluate treatment response in patients with IBD.
Eugenol and apigenin, in basil, parsley and rosemary, have anti-flammatory qualities that can alleviate conditions such as arthritis, asthma and bowel inflammation.
Bowel inflammation may enhance absorption of oral vancomycin, particularly in those with renal failure.
Caesar the gorilla died at an Atlanta zoo from a rare and severe case of bowel inflammation, a preliminary necropsy report released Thursday said.
His paper reported a pattern of bowel inflammation in 12 children who had autism and he claimed that in eight of the cases the parents and doctors felt the symptoms of autism began soon after routine MMR immunisation.
THE latest study into the MMR vaccine has shown no link between the triple jab and autism or bowel inflammation.
CAMPAIGNERS from Merseyside have hit out at a new report which says there is no convincing evidence that the triple measles, mumps and rubella vaccine causes autism or bowel inflammation.
Thomas' School of Medicine, London, UK, and pioneer in researching intestinal permeability, commented, "While the interaction between increased intestinal permeability and the development of small bowel inflammation is well established and seen after ingestion of NSAIDs, alcohol misuse, chronic renal failure, chemotherapy, various antibiotics and certain viral infections, the idea that increased intestinal permeability plays a pathogenic role in system disease is incorrect.
Prof O'Leary, molecular pathologist at Coombe Women's Hospital, Dublin, said: "I stand by the findings of our research which raises many questions about whether measles virus has a role in bowel inflammation in developmental disorder.
Dr Andrew Cant, unit director, said, "He is free of infection and his bowel inflammation is settling rapidly.
Treated mice developed less bowel inflammation than untreated mice, and after nine weeks more than half the mice not given vitamin D were dead.
Biologist Peter Parham at Stanford University calls the report a "landmark" that may help scientists uncover the mechanism causing these inflammatory diseases -- which include, among others, ankylosing spondylitis (fusion of spinal bones), an arthritis associated with the skin disorder psoriasis, and an arthritis accompanied by bowel inflammation.
Its symptoms include recurrent mouth and genital ulcers, as well as other skin lesions, eye inflammation, arthritis, bowel inflammation, meningitis (inflammation of the membranes of the brain and spinal cord), and cranial nerve palsies.