Celegene is making progress in its treatment for Ulcerative Colitis by its drug Ozanimod, which is under Phase 2 Clinical Trials currently.
About Ulcerative Colitis: Ulcerative colitis is a chronic, relapsing condition triggered by an abnormal, prolonged immune response that creates long-lasting inflammation and ulcers (sores) in the mucosa (lining) of the large intestine (colon). Symptoms usually develop over time, rather than suddenly. The disease can be debilitating and can sometimes lead to life-threatening complications. Ulcerative colitis is the most common form of inflammatory bowel disease worldwide. About one in every 198 people in Europe, and one in every 402 people in North America, have ulcerative colitis. In 2004, 2.1 million prescriptions were written to treat ulcerative colitis, and 716,000 ambulatory care visits were related to the disease. In 2010, there were 107,000 hospitalizations due to ulcerative colitis.
Following is a press release by the company dated 18 march 2016. Continue reading
Posted in Digestive System, Health Innovations, Health Research, Immune System
Tagged Celgene, colon ulcers, Dr. William Sandborn, Gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease, Touchstone, Ulcerative Colitis, ulcers, University of California San Diego
Similarities can cause difficulty when differentiating the diseases, but new biomarkers can help. Watch this video by Quest Diagnostics.
How do you stop weight gain in menopause? If you do not want to be one of the 2/3 of women in menopause who gain upwards of 15 pounds, then make the changes your body needs you to make. This includes some form of daily exercise. Just like any other weight loss plan, you have to choose what is right for you and stick to it. You may need to make some changes if you want to get and stay thin and healthy. For one week, keep a food journal and see for yourself in black and white what kinds of things you put in your mouth on a daily basis. You may be surprised at the things you eat. After you have kept your food journal for a week then you can make whatever changes you need to and start to eat healthy meals. Continue reading
First and foremost there could be an allergic reaction to the anesthetic. General is considered to be more risky yet any anesthetic could bring on a negative reaction. Although extremely rare, it is possible to bleed post-operatively resulting in another surgery to control and drain the collected blood. Another possibility is hematoma (a collection of clotted blood), seroma (a collection of the watery portion of the blood) and thrombosis (abnormal clotting). Continue reading