Ulcerative colitis & other Inflammatory Bowel Disorders

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    Who wants to eat monkey worms? Yuch!...
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    Parasitic worms 'treat diarrhoea'
    15 November 2012 - Chronic diarrhoea could be treated using parasitic worms, a study of monkeys has suggested.
     
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    Granny says now dey got a breath test for bowel cancer...
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    'Promising results' for bowel cancer breath-test
    4 December 2012 - Could a breath test detect cancer?
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    Testing for cervical cancer with vinegar
    4 December 2012 - Smear tests to check for abnormal cells that lead to cervical cancer are expensive and require specialist equipment. So doctors in India are trying a new method - vinegar swabs.
     
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    C. diff runs rampant...
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    C. diff spread 'fast and easy'
    10 December 2012 - Clostridium difficile causes diarrhoea - elderly people taking antibiotics are particularly vulnerable
     
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    Bowel cancer genes found...
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    Two bowel cancer genes discovered
    23 December 2012 - UK researchers believe they have explained why some families are incredibly vulnerable to bowel cancer.
     
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    Ibuprofen 600mg reduces inflammation
     
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    Mice were infected with a worm called Trichinella spiralis in the study...
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    Weight loss 'is body's way of fighting off gut worms'
    17 January 2013 - Weight loss following infection with intestinal worms is the body's way of fighting off the parasites, University of Manchester researchers have said.
     
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    Research into gut bacteria...
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    Scientists Explore Gut Reaction to Disease
    March 06, 2013 — The human body harbors 100 trillion microbes, naturally occurring bacteria that can be helpful, even essential to our health. The microbes in our gut, or gastro-intestinal tract, help us digest our food and keep disease-causing bacteria at bay.
     
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    Bowel cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in the UK after lung cancer...
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    Male bowel cancer on the increase, says Cancer Research
    1 April 2013 - Bowel cancer rates among men have increased by more than a quarter in the last 35 years, a report has suggested.
     
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    Well now, ain't dat a turn of events - Eat sh*t an' live...

    Pills made from poop cure serious gut infections
    3 Oct.`13 ~ Hold your nose and don't spit out your coffee: Doctors have found a way to put healthy people's poop into pills that can cure serious gut infections — a less yucky way to do "fecal transplants." Canadian researchers tried this on 27 patients and cured them all after strong antibiotics failed to help.
     
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    Non-Antibiotic Treatment for C. diff. shuts down the disease...

    Non-Antibiotic Treatment Successful in Fighting Difficult Infection
    eptember 26, 2015 - The bacterium C. difficile lives harmlessly in the intestines of many people, but, it can strike those whose immune systems are weakened, particularly those in hospital settings and nursing homes.
     

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