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Ulcerative Colitis

Pretreatment of Gymnema sylvestre revealed the protection against acetic acid-induced ulcerative colitis in rats

Posted February 10, 2014

Overproduction of free radicals and decreased antioxidant capacity are well-known risk factors for inflammatory bowel diseases. Gymnema sylvestre (GS) leaves extract is distinguished for its anti-diabetic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Present study is designed to evaluate the preventative activities of GS against acetic acid (AA)-induced ulcerative colitis in Wistar rats.

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Dietary iron does not impact the quality of life of patients with quiescent ulcerative colitis: an observational study

Posted November 26, 2013

In animal models, excess luminal iron exacerbates colonic inflammation and cancer development. Moreover, in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients with mild to moderate disease activity dietary fortificant iron intake is inversely related to quality of life. Here we sought to determine whether dietary iron intakes were also related to quality of life in IBD patients in remission.

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Chinese Herb & Acupuncture Clear Ulcerative Colitis – New Research

Posted August 25, 2013

New research finds a very powerful Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herb effective in resolving ulcerative colitis. The patients examined in the study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology suffered from intractable ulcerative colitis and were unresponsive to conventional drug therapy. After use of the herbal medicine, 6 of the 7 patients in the study were able to completely discontinue the use of anti-inflammatory medications.

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Marijuana Helps Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis

Posted December 28, 2012

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, the two main types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), are a challenge to treat. Among the potential treatment options is marijuana, and several recent studies indicate that this unconventional option offers some significant benefits.

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Propionyl-L-carnitine May Improve Mild Ulcerative Colitis

Posted November 19, 2012

A clinical study involving 14 patients with mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (UC) or Crohn’s disease (CD) found that supplementation with propionyl-L-carnitine hydrochloride (PLC) may improve symptoms and outcomes in such patients.

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Ulcerative Colitis Patients Can Improve Remission Rates By Adding VSL#3 Probiotic To Traditional Therapies

Posted June 9, 2012

As one of the few probiotics with medical food designation for specific illnesses, VSL#3® has been the subject of a collection of more than 80 studies that have demonstrated its use in the dietary management of IBS, ulcerative colitis, and an ileal pouch. Ulcerative colitis patients, in particular, have been shown to benefit from adding VSL#3 medical food to their prescription drug regimen.

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Easy Upset Stomach Remedies and Tips

Posted April 30, 2012

The good thing about finding some upset stomach remedies for your body is that they are easy to follow and they will not require a lot of work on your end. Most of the stomach cramps and aches that people feel on a regular basis are easy to solve because they are related to the foods that those people are eating on a regular basis.

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