Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, is a much graver condition than irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). However, both tend to be accompanied by unexpla ...
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Barium enemas are given to test for a range of disorders of the lower intestinal tract, including cancer, diverticulitis, polyps, irritable colon, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease
You can modify the composition of your gut flora by optimising your diet and supplementing with high-quality probiotics, the ‘good’ bacteria.
* Fish oil is anti-inflammatory
The Western diet contains an average of 16.6 mmol/day of sulphate compared with the 2.7 mmol/day consumed by the average rural African. Animal studies have shown that high levels of sulphated polysaccharides
I have been trying to figure out how to fight a standard medical procedure, the examination of the genitals of children during routine physical examinations, barring any obvious medical problems. ...
Mesalazine, marketed as Asacol, is widely used for inflammatory bowel disease (colitis) and has the rare distinction of making its second appearance as Drug of the Month. This anti inflammatory m ...
Re bowel disease (WDDTY vol 15 no 1), almost everyone with IBS, colitis or cancer of the gut is hypersensitive to aluminium. The main sources are cooking utensils,
A drug for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) which was linked to the deaths of at least five patients, within nine months of being licensed, may soon be back on the market.
At the top of its product information sheet, Schering announces that 'alfa interferons, including PEG-Intron, cause or aggravate fatal or life-threatening neuropsychiatric, autoimmune, ischemic and infectious disorders'.
The other day, at a checkup for our puppy Ollie, I was having a word with our holistic vet about all the unmentionables that go with dog-owning: dirt, worms, fleas and stools.