Inflammatory bowel disease

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  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Case Study

    Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are also referred as the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Although the cause of IBD is not completely understood but it is described as chronic inflammation of intestinal mucosa due to alteration of intestinal…

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  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Analysis

    Is Inflammatory Bowel Disease? Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a term used to describe disorders in which the intestines become red and swollen, or inflamed. The two major types of Inflammatory Bowel Disease are Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. They are very similar, but the main difference in the two are the parts of the digestive tract each type affects. Crohn’s Disease is often found in the ileum of the small intestine, but can occur anywhere in the digestive tract (from the mouth to…

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  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

    “Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) describes a chronic idiopathic relapsing and remitting disorder of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract characterised by GI inflammation” (Bettany, Gardiner, 2013). Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that affects a portion of the gastrointestinal tract. According to Elaine Cronin, CD is an idiopathic, chronic, transmural process of the bowel, in which 90% of patients have involvement of the terminal ileum. Inflammation extends through the entire…

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  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease And Crohn's Disease

    control and thus potentially pathenogenic. This phenomenon can lead to the targeting of the microbiota by immune cells, referred to as dysbiosis. [7] Dysbiosis is related the over inflammation of the gut, in other words, inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease which involves chronic inflammation of the digestive tract caused by an attack by the immune system on microbial agents in the gastrointestinal tract. Crohn’s disease can also occur when antibiotics are…

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  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Paper

    system is a collection of cells, tissues and molecules that protect our body from toxins and microbes in the environment. It serves as our defense against molecules that our body does not recognize as its own. This system contains two divisions: the innate immune system and adaptive immune system. Both systems differ in the types of cells produced and the time and length in mounting a response. Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic inflammatory disease including ulcerative colitis and…

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  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Case Summary

    Following Roux En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery! INTRODUCTION Bariatric surgery increases the incidence of gastrointestinal (GI) complications, including acid reflux (GERD), malabsorption, gastric ulcers and chronic diarrhea. Literature indicates few cases of patients being diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) after bariatric surgery. The mechanisms are not well understood, however several hypotheses have emerged. CASE A 34 year old Hispanic female with no significant medical history,…

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  • Acetylcholine Enzyme Report

    In recent years, cases of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) have been on the rise. Within the United States alone, IBD cases have increased from 200,000 to 1.6 million between 2011 to 2014 (CCFA, 2014). One recent study surveying IBD rates around the world found that the highest rates of IBD occur in North America, parts of Northern Europe, and Australia (Kaplan, 2015). According to this study, the majority Europe has an intermediate prevalence of IBD, while Asia has the lowest prevalence…

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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis In Children

    OMICS International, rheumatoid arthritis generally starts developing between the ages of 30 and 60. In this paper, the symptoms and effects of rheumatoid arthritis will be discussed, along with the causes and development of the disease, followed by treatments, possible cures and prevention precautions that have been discovered to help the victims of rheumatoid…

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  • Crohn's Disease (IBD)

    Crohn’s Disease (CD) is an inflammatory bowel disease that is chronic, relapsing, transmural inflammation of uncertain etiology that can affect any portion of the digestive tract from mouth to anus, but is predominantly seen in the terminal ileum and/or colon (Inflammatory Bowel Disease article). The name of the disease came from Dr. Burill Crohn, who first described the disease in 1932. Crohn’s Disease is part of a group called Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD). CD differs from other IBD’s in…

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  • Legalize Medical Marijuana

    it should be legalized for medical purposes. There are certain states that have already passed the law and made it possible for people who have a chronic disease to get their medication, if the patient is in a state that does not have medical marijuana then the patient does not have the right to consume the drug and they could actually face legal charges. When consuming medical marijuana it is different than when people consume recreational marijuana, patients that use medical marijuana do not…

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