ulcerative colitis

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a serious chronic inflammatory disease of the large intestine and rectum characterized by recurrent episodes of abdominal pain and fever and chills and profuse diarrhea

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Curcumin in combination with mesalamine induces remission in patients with mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis in a randomized controlled trial.
About The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America: The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is the leading organization dedicated to finding cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Efficacy and safety of retreatment with vedolizumab in patients with ulcerative colitis (oral presentation) (Sands, Shafran, Farraye, et al.
Ulcerative colitis, which affects over 2 million people in Europe,3 is a life-long chronic inflammatory condition affecting the colon and rectum.
People with ulcerative colitis often have other disorders including arthritis, causing pain in the joints, and ankylosing spondylitis, causing pain in the spine, inflammation of the eye (uveitis), and the skin condition erythema nodosum.
32) In a meta-analysis of 116 studies by Eaden et al, 33 the risk for cancer in patients with ulcerative colitis was approximately 2% after 10 years, 8% after 20 years, and 18% after 30 years of disease.
A total of 170 developed incident Crohn's disease and 203 developed incident ulcerative colitis during follow-up.
The team carried out a genome-wide scan to look for changes in the genetic code common to patients with ulcerative colitis.
Ulcerative colitis is characterized by mucosal ulceration in the colon, where it causes inflammation and ulcers in the top layer of the lining of the large intestine.
an important step in helping patients with ulcerative colitis remain compliant
About one in 100 people is affected by ulcerative colitis.
Nightingale of the Leicester Royal Infirmary in England and his colleagues randomly assigned 12 people with ulcerative colitis of the colon and rectum to receive, over 2 weeks, daily enemas containing EGF.
Because I have suffered with ulcerative colitis for over 15 years, I was very interested in the `Special Report' on IBD in the Jan.
Researchers from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg are using magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) to help differentiate between ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
Studies published between 1951 and 1980 tracked 395 pregnant patients whose ulcerative colitis was in remission at conception.