Medical News Today: Ulcerative colitis: Does drinking alcohol make it worse?

Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation in the digestive system. Alcohol may cause the condition to become worse. Learn more about the links between ulcerative colitis and alcohol here.
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Abstract Schizophyllan (SPG), produced by Schizophyllum commune, is an exopolysaccharide with multiple academic and commercial uses, including in the food industry and for various medical functions. We previously demonstrated that SPG conjugated with c-Src peptide exerted a significant therapeutic effect on mouse models of the acute inflammatory diseases polymicrobial sepsis and ulcerative colitis. Here we extended these results by investigating whether SPG exerted a protective effect against mitochondrial damage in the liver via sirtuin 3 (SIRT3) induction, focusing on the deacetylation of succinate dehydrogenase...
Source: Archives of Pharmacal Research - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Arch Pharm Res Source Type: research
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In conclusion, the concept of an epigenetic clock is compelling, but caution should be taken in interpreting associations with age acceleration. Association tests of age acceleration should include age as a covariate. A Discussion of Recent Work on Allotopic Expression of Mitochondrial Genes at the SENS Research Foundation https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2020/02/a-discussion-of-recent-work-on-allotopic-expression-of-mitochondrial-genes-at-the-sens-research-foundation/ A paper published last month outlines recent progress on allotopic expression of mitochondrial genes carried out by the SENS Research ...
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In this study, we assessed whether alcohol influenced IL-22 expression and thereby perpetuates UC flare. Male C57BL/6 mice received 2% DSS or water ad libitum for 5 days.
Source: Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Innate and Mucosal Immunology and Immunity Source Type: research
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Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory condition that can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Together with ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s is one of the two main types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Crohn’s affects approximately 500,000 Americans and is a chronic, lifelong condition that typically alternates between periods of relatively stable or absent symptoms (remission) and periods of symptom flare-ups that can last for days, weeks, or even months. The goal of treatment is to induce remission and then to maximize the chance that patients stay in remission. However, almost everyone with Croh...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Digestive Disorders Health Source Type: blogs
We report the case of a 23-year-old female presenting with ODS following rapid correction of hyponatremia, which was attributed to hypoalbuminemia, volume overload, and malnutrition secondary to ulcerative colitis.
Source: Transfusion and Apheresis Science - Category: Hematology Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2019Source: Journal of Functional FoodsAuthor(s): Dong He, Yi Wang, Jun Lin, Yi-Fan Xing, Wen Zeng, Wen-Ming Zhu, Nan Su, Chong Zhang, Yuan Lu, Xin-Hui XingAbstractUlcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory disease for which there is currently no efficient therapeutic drug. Therefore, the development of approaches for the prevention of UC is urgently needed. C57BL/6 mice were pre-fed with the alcohol-soluble components of fresh wheat germ-apple fermentation (AC-WGAF) by mixed culture of four types of Lactobacillus sp. for one week prior to dextran sodium sulfate (DSS) in...
Source: Journal of Functional Foods - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
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