“I can fight it!”: A qualitative study of resilience in people with inflammatory bowel disease

ConclusionsThe resilience framework for patients with IBD can effectively characterize the resilience experience of patients during the disease and assist healthcare professionals to understand how patients recover from the disease. More quantitative studies are needed to further explore the influencing factors of resilience and improve resilience in patient with inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - Category: Nursing Source Type: research

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Conclusions We reviewed and discussed unusual benign and malignant dermatopathology conditions that can affect the foreskin.
Source: Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease - Category: OBGYN Tags: Review Source Type: research
Proactive therapeutic-drug monitoring (TDM) in children with Crohn's disease on adalimumab reduces clinical exacerbations compared to reactive TDM, a randomized controlled trial shows.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 25 June 2019Source: Microbes and InfectionAuthor(s): Elisabetta Bianchi, Lars RoggeAbstractChronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, spondyloarthritis and psoriasis cause significant morbidity and are a considerable burden for the patients in terms of pain, impaired function and diminished quality of life, as well as for society, because of the associated high health-care costs, and loss of productivity. Our limited understanding of the pathogenic mechanisms involved in these diseases currently hinders early diagnosis and the development of mo...
Source: Microbes and Infection - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
UCLA has received a $10 million gift fromThe Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to fund education, faculty recruitment and retention, and innovative research at the campus ’s stem cell research center. The foundation also announced $10 million gifts to the Broad family’s namesake stem cell research centers UC San Francisco and the University of Southern California, bringing its total support of stem cell research centers in California to $110 million since 2005.      “We are proud to support California’s growing stem cell research and treatment infrastructure led by the talented sci...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
Contributors : Yasumasa Kanai ; Akiko Katsumata ; Yoko Ono ; Toshio OtaSeries Type : Expression profiling by arrayOrganism : Mus musculusObjective The risk of ulcerative colitis (UC)-associated colorectal cancer (CRC) increases with the duration of UC. Oral 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) formulations are the first-line treatment for mild-to-moderate UC; nevertheless, preventive effect of oral 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) formulations on UC-associated CRC remains unsolved. We investigated the impact of 5-ASA to colitis-associated neoplasia in C57BL/6J-ApcMin heterozygous (ApcMin/+) mice. Design ApcMin/+ mice exposed to 1.5 ...
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by array Mus musculus Source Type: research
This article provides an overview of its uses, how it works, and side effect warnings.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news
Listen to critics of the Wheat Belly lifestyle and you’d think that, by banishing all things wheat and grains from your life, you will be excommunicated from your church, tossed out of your club, ostracized by friends and family, and suffer dire health consequences like heart disease and colon cancer. After all, they say that you are eliminating an entire food group and will be crippled by lack of fiber and nutrients. Worse, our focus on increasing our intake of fats and oils will get you a heart attack, three stents, or bypass surgery and you’ll be obliged to take Lipitor and Repatha for a lifetime. First of a...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Wheat Belly Lifestyle grain-free Weight Loss Source Type: blogs
Authors: Gearry RB, Frampton C, Inns S, Poppelwell D, Rademaker M, Suppiah R Abstract Objective: VITALITY, a 6-month, multicenter, prospective, observational study, assessed the effects of originator adalimumab (HUMIRA®) on health and disability outcomes in patients with Crohn's disease (CD), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), or psoriasis treated in routine clinical practice in New Zealand (NZ). Methods: Biologic-naïve adults initiating adalimumab in accordance with NZ funding requirements were recruited. Primary endpoint was 6-month change from baseline in World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule...
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Conclusions: We found that 4 weeks of IN suppository can be tolerated by UC patients, but its efficacy was limited by the severity of the disease. Further investigation will be needed in order to confirm the optimum dose of IN suppository for patients with UC.Digestion
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