Tag: Inflammatory bowel disease

Study finds dramatic increase in hospitalization of US children with inflammatory bowel disease

Contact: Alicia Reale alicia.reale@uhhospitals.org 216-844-5158 University Hospitals Case Medical Center Researchers from UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital report reasons behind the increase are unclear The largest investigation to date has found a dramatic increase in the number of hospitalizations for children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) during […]

Plantain and broccoli fibers may block key stage in Crohn’s disease development

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Emma Dickinson edickinson@bmjgroup.com 44-207-383-6529 BMJ-British Medical Journal Translocation of Crohn’s disease Escherichia coli across M-cells: Contrasting effects of soluble plant fibers and emulsifiers Plantain and broccoli fibres may block a key stage in the development of the inflammatory bowel disorder, Crohn’s disease, […]

Powerful nutrient cocktail can put kids with Crohn’s into remission

2009 study posted for filing Contact: George Hunka ghunka@aftau.org 212-742-9070 American Friends of Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv University researcher promotes liquid nutrition to combat inflammatory bowel disease Treating children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) usually involves the same steroids-based medication prescribed to adults. But such treatments can […]

Pathogen that causes disease in cattle also associated with Crohn’s disease: Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis

For File 2008 Contact: Jim Sliwa jsliwa@asmusa.org 202-942-9297 American Society for Microbiology Research urgently needed to evaluate potential risks to humans People with Crohn’s disease (CD) are seven-fold more likely to have in their gut tissues the bacterium that causes a digestive-tract disease in cattle called Johne’s disease. […]

What effect does melatonin have in colitis (IBD) ? ” bacterial translocation in postcolitis rats has been reversed by melatonin administration”

Contact: Jing Zhu wjg@wjgnet.com 0086-105-908-0039 World Journal of Gastroenterology In rats with experimental colitis, the marked increase in bacterial translocation in postcolitis rats has been reversed by melatonin administration. This is due to melatonin’s anti-inflammatory and anti-apoptotic effects. Using an elegant study design, including experimental colitis model, this […]

Environmental Risk Factors for Crohn’s Disease: Maltodextrin (MDX), a Ubiquitous Dietary Additive in Western Diets, Enhances Biofilm Formation and Adhesivness of E. coli (Abstract #Tu1844

Environmental Risk Factors for Crohn’s Disease: Maltodextrin (MDX), a Ubiquitous Dietary Additive in Western Diets, Enhances Biofilm Formation and Adhesivness of E. coli (Abstract #Tu1844) Western diets that include significant amounts of the additive maltodextrin, a filler compound added to the sweeteners Splenda and Equal, may contribute to […]