inflammatory bowel disease

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inflammatory bowel disease

[in‚flam·ə‚tȯr·ē ′bau̇l diz‚ēz]
(medicine)
A general term for two closely related conditions, ulcerative colitis and regional enteritis or Crohn's disease.
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Co-inventor of the treatment, JEaA[sup.1]rgen Olsen said, "Our new treatment with insulin on mice shows great potential against chronic bowel inflammation in humans like Colitis Ulcerosa, which causes a lot of people great discomfort.
GM-CSF demonstrated to be an excellent indicator of bowel inflammation and may be taken into consideration as a noninvasive marker of mucosal healing.
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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.
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difficile can colonize the gut and release toxins, leading to bowel inflammation and severe diarrhea.
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.