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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4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, announced the launch of the AbbVie Crohn's & Colitis Scholarship, designed to provide financial support for exceptional students living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as they pursue higher education goals.
When the team transplanted these cells into mice with a form of inflammatory bowel disease, within three hours the stem cells had attached to the damaged areas of the mouse intestine and integrated with the gut cells, contributing to the repair of the damaged tissue.
In the future, thioketal nanoparticles may become a significant player in the treatment of numerous gastrointestinal diseases linked to intestinal inflammation, including gastrointestinal cancers, inflammatory bowel diseases and viral infections, according to Murthy.
Nutrition and inflammatory bowel diseases (Jonathan Rhodes, Keith Leiper, Sarah Rushworth).
About Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Known collectively as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis affects 1 in 200 people.
Years of research have hinted that microbes play a role in obesity, allergy, inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer, diseases linked to immune dysfunction.
But in people with inflammatory bowel disease, that response goes wrong and an over-active immune response against these healthy bacteria leads to chronic inflammation in the gut.
The presently available options for the treatment of chronic inflammatory bowel diseases are inadequate.
Inflammatory bowel disease refers to two diseases - Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis - characterized by chronic inflammation of the small and large intestine.
Currently available therapies for inflammatory bowel disease are not very good," says William F.
AU-015 is an investigation alternate therapy for the estimated $3 billion annual market for inflammatory bowel diseases.

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