Is inflammatory bowel disease an independent and disease specific risk factor for thromboembolism
- RESEARCH BRIEFS: Bowel disease affects thrombosis risk. // GP: General Practitioner;3/22/2004, p10
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease have almost four times the risk of developing a venous thromboembolism compared with controls, according to Austrian researchers. The study found neither rheumatoid arthritis nor coeliac disease was associated with an increased risk.
- Curcumin for inflammatory bowel disease. Gaby, Alan R. // Townsend Letter;Feb/Mar2006, Issue 271/272, p30
The article offers information about the curcumin, a component of the common spice called turmeric. Animal studies demonstrated an anti-inflammatory effect of curcumin, an un uncontrolled trial in humans that might be beneficial in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Curcumin may also be an...
- Interleukin 15: its role in intestinal inflammation. van Heel, D. A. // Gut;Apr2006, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p444
Interleukin 15 may have a central role in diverse intestinal inflammatory diseases, such as coeliac disease and inflammatory bowel disease, and hence manipulation of the IL-15 pathway may have therapeutic possibilities in these conditions.
- Venous thrombosis in inflammatory bowel disease. Mian, Hira S.; Lawlor, Raymond // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/6/2015, Vol. 187 Issue 1, p55
- The significance of the gut barrier in disease. Meddings, Jon // Gut;Apr2008, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p438
The author comments on the study which identifies shared mechanisms in the genesis of coeliac disease or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). He believes that these observations are necessary with regards to the recent belief that IBD is a represented dysregulation of the adaptive immune system and...
- Latent coeliac disease or coeliac disease beyond villous atrophy? Kaukinen, Katri; Collin, Pekka; Mäki, Markku // Gut;Oct2007, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p1339
The article presents the author perspective on the characteristics and symptoms of celiac disease. It has been defined as an autoimmune-mediated enteropathy triggered in genetically susceptible persons by the ingestion of a single dietary factor, like wheat, rye and barley-derived gluten. The...
- Small bowel infarction in a patient with coeliac disease. McNeill, A.; Duthie, F.; Galloway, D. J. // Journal of Clinical Pathology;Feb2006, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p216
A 40 year old man was admitted with a four week history of intractable, diarrhoea and abdominal pain. A clinical diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease was supported by biopsies of colonic mucosa. There was no response to Mesalazine and over 12 days the patient became critically ill with...
- IBS vs. IBD and other tummy aches. Moore, Elaine // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;May2007, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p12
The article examines the difference between irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which is often confused with celiac disease and other enteropathies. IBS is a common functional gastrointestinal disorder that causes increased contractions or spasms of the colon or...
- Lymphocytic Duodenosis and the Spectrum of Celiac Disease. Voort, Jennifer L. Vande; Murray, Joseph A.; Lahr, Brian D.; Van Dyke, Carol T.; Kroning, Cynthia M.; Moore, S. Breanndan; Tsung-Teh Wu // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan2009, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p142
OBJECTIVES: Celiac disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the small bowel that is characterized by increased intraepithelial lymphocytes (IELs) and villous atrophy of the mucosa. It is unclear how often intraepithelial lymphocytosis in the absence of atrophy is a manifestation of...