FAECAL CALPROTECTIN LEVELS ARE ALTERED IN NEONATED WITH ACUTE NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS
- Cytokine Network in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. I.J. Fuss // Current Drug Targets - Inflammation & Allergy;Jun2003, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p101
Disease states, such as those characterized by inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis), are due to a host of factors that act in concert to produce pathologic change. The immunologic factors that mediate the development of such mucosal inflammation...
- Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Metabolism Signature in Ischemia Differs from Reperfusion in Mouse Intestine. Gobbetti, Thomas; Le Faouder, Pauline; Bertrand, Justine; Dubourdeau, Marc; Barocelli, Elisabetta; Cenac, Nicolas; Vergnolle, Nathalie // PLoS ONE;Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p1
Polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) metabolites are bioactive autoacoids that play an important role in the pathogenesis of a vast number of pathologies, including gut diseases. The induction and the resolution of inflammation depend on PUFA metabolic pathways that are favored. Therefore,...
- EDITORIAL. Ally, Reid // South African Gastroenterology Review;Nov2011, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including alcoholic hepatitis, chronic inflammatory diseases, and the role of microbiota in health.
- Gutting IBD. Pramik, Mary Jean // Drug Topics;1/18/99, Vol. 143 Issue 2, p43
Provides information on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a debilitating disorder of the gastrointestinal tract. Etiology; Treatment; Agents that increase its symptoms.
- The Basics of Crohn's Disease. // Tennessee Tribune;8/11/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p3B
The article offers information on Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel disease in which the body's immune systems begins attacking healthy cells in the gastrointestinal tract.
- Microbiome: Adapting to mucus. Larochelle, Stéphane // Nature Chemical Biology;Sep2015, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p633
The article focuses on a research appeared in the periodical "Nature Communications" about the discovery of the intramolecular trans-sialidase NanH in the anaerobe Ruminococcus gnavus in human gastrointestinal tract that is more prominent in people suffering from inflammatory bowel disease.
- INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES. Baumler, Megan D. // Today's Dietitian;Jun2013, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p48
The article offers information about the role of gut bacteria in the development of the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Gut bacteria also increases the risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) through enteric infection. It mentions the therapeutic implication of probiotics which have been shown...
- An unusual cause for a colonic stricture: a case of Mycobacterium xenopi mimicking malignancy. Rees J R E; Longstaff A; Rigby H L; Smith D L; Dixon A R // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Dec2003, Vol. 79 Issue 938, p705
Colonic strictures are very common and are a frequent finding on double contrast barium examination; they very often reflect the presence of malignancy, diverticular disease, ischaemia, inflammatory bowel disease, and rarely mycobacterial disease. A case of mycobacterial disease mimicking...
- The evolution of endoscopy: wireless capsule cameras for the diagnosis of occult gastrointestinal bleeding and inflammatory bowel disease. Davis, Brian R.; Harris, Hobart; Vitale, Gary C. // Surgical Innovation;Jun2005, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p129
Occult gastrointestinal bleeding and lesions associated with inflammatory bowel disease represent a diagnostic dilemma because they often lie in areas of the small bowel that are difficult to access with flexible fiberoptic endoscopy. Capsule endoscopy has been developed to access these areas in...