Study offers localized treatment direction for a cause of Crohn's disease

People with Crohn's disease are typically treated with powerful anti-inflammatory medications that act throughout their body, not just in their digestive tract, creating the potential for unintended, and often serious, side effects. New research from the lab of Mark Sundrud, PhD, at Scripps Research, Florida suggests a more targeted treatment approach is possible. Crohn's disease develops from chronic inflammation in […]

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Microbial Infection Tied to Impaired Healing in Crohn’s Disease in Mice

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – New mouse research suggests that infection with a type of yeast found in cheese and processed meat may impair intestinal-wound healing in patients with Crohn’s disease (CD), providing a potential target for prevention and treatment. Researchers found that levels of the yeast Debaryomyces hansenii are abundant and preferentially localized in incompletely healed intestinal wounds of […]

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Terry White Chemists Meloxicam

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS MELOXICAM TABLETS Contains the active ingredient, meloxicam Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine This leaflet answers some common questions about meloxicam. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the […]

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Perindo Combi

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. PERINDO® COMBI 4/1.25 perindopril (pronounced per-in-do-pril) and indapamide (pronounced in-dap-a-mide) Consumer Medicine Information WHAT IS IN THIS LEAFLET This leaflet answers some common questions about PERINDO COMBI 4/1.25. It does not contain all the available information about this medicine. Reading this leaflet does not take the place […]

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Brufen Tablets

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. BRUFEN® Ibuprofen Consumer Medicine Information PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION CAREFULLY What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about BRUFEN. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have […]

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Amy Dowden health: ‘My body couldn’t cope’ Strictly star on her life-altering condition

Amy Dowden, 28, has regularly appeared on Strictly Come Dancing since 2017. the star has devoted her life to dancing but her passionate pursuit has not come easy. In may this year, Amy divulged on ITV’s This Morning that she’d been living with Crohn’s disease since she was a child. She revealed she first experienced symptoms of the condition aged […]

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What drives inflammation in type 2 diabetes? Not glucose, says new research

To date, the underlying causes of inflammation in obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have been poorly understood, which has hampered efforts to develop treatments to prevent complications from a disease that is the third leading cause of death in the United States. But new research at the University of Kentucky shows that changes to mitochondria — the powerhouse […]

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Potential treatment target for Crohn’s disease

There is no cure for the more than 1.6 million people in the United States living with Crohn’s disease (CD) and its symptoms, including abdominal pain, intestinal distress and severe weight-loss. CD is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in which the body’s own immune system attacks the gastrointestinal tract, and treatment is focused on controlling the symptoms of […]

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Jeff Hordley health: Emmerdale’s Cain Dingle on chronic condition – major sign to look for

Most people know Jeff Hordley for his portrayal of Cain Dingle in the popular soap opera Emmerdale. What the public may not realise is that he was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease a couple of years before his big break. The life-long condition causes parts of the digestive system to become enflamed. Jeff has spoken out in the past about what […]

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A deep-dive into the impact of arthritis drugs on gene expression: New analytical approach could serve as powerful tool to evaluate and compare treatments

A new computational framework has revealed key differences between four rheumatoid arthritis medications and their impact on biological pathways in mice. Niki Karagianni of Biomedcode Hellas SA, Greece, and colleagues present their new approach and findings in PLOS Computational Biology. People with rheumatoid arthritis often receive medications that target and inhibit Tumor-Necrosis Factor (TNF), a protein involved in the painful […]

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