Ulcerative Colitis

Common Name(s)

Ulcerative Colitis

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Ulcerative Colitis" for support, advocacy or research.

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2013

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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.

CCFA's mission is to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2014

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Digestive Disease National Coalition

The Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC) has provided national leadership on behalf of patient organizations, professional societies, and industry interested in the full spectrum of digestive disorders.

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Ulcerative Colitis" for support, advocacy or research.

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

http://www.agmd-gimotility.org

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2013

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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.

CCFA's mission is to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.

http://www.ccfa.org

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2014

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Digestive Disease National Coalition

The Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC) has provided national leadership on behalf of patient organizations, professional societies, and industry interested in the full spectrum of digestive disorders.

http://ddnc.org/

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Ulcerative Colitis" returned 1723 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

An exceptional association: ulcerative colitis, amyloidosis and type-2 diabetes mellitus.
 

Author(s): Madiha Mahfoudhi, Mondher Ounissi, Anis Hariz, Khaoula Ben Abdelghani, Karima Boubaker, Sami Turki, Adel Kheder

Journal: Tunis Med. 2014 Feb;92(2):169.

 

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2014

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Effects of jianpi herbal suppository on hemorheology and CD62p in patients with ulcerative colitis.
 

Author(s): Jie Han, Jian Wang, Jiaoying H Wang

Journal: J Tradit Chin Med. 2014 Apr;34(2):155-8.

 

To compare the effects of a Chinese herbal suppository (Jianpi suppository) and Western Medicine (mesalazine) on hemorheology and CD62p in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC).

Last Updated: 2 May 2014

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Metalloproteinase-3 and -9 as novel markers in the evaluation of ulcerative colitis activity in children.
 

Author(s): Anna Kofla-Dłubacz, Małgorzata Matusiewicz, Elżbieta Krzesiek, Leszek Noga, Barbara Iwańczak

Journal: Adv Clin Exp Med. ;23(1):103-10.

 

The enhanced activity of matrix endopeptidases (MMPs) involved in the degradation of connective tissue has been noted in tissue samples from the digestive tract in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), however sera concentrations of MMPs, a potential tool for diagnostic tests in IBD patients, ...

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Ulcerative Colitis" returned 147 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Animal models of ulcerative colitis and their application in drug research.
 

Author(s): Daren Low, Deanna D Nguyen, Emiko Mizoguchi

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The specific pathogenesis underlying inflammatory bowel disease is complex, and it is even more difficult to decipher the pathophysiology to explain for the similarities and differences between two of its major subtypes, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (UC). Animal models are ...

Last Updated: 19 Nov 2013

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Ulcerative colitis.
 

Author(s): Stephen M Adams, Paul H Bornemann

Journal: Am Fam Physician. 2013 May;87(10):699-705.

 

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the colon. The etiology is unknown. Risk factors include a history of recent infection with Salmonella or Campylobacter, living in Western industrialized nations and at higher latitudes, and a family history of the disease. The ...

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2013

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N-ECCO Consensus statements on the European nursing roles in caring for patients with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.
 

Author(s): M O'Connor, P Bager, J Duncan, J Gaarenstroom, L Younge, P Détré, F Bredin, L Dibley, A Dignass, M Gallego Barrero, K Greveson, M Hamzawi, N Ipenburg, D Keegan, M Martinato, F Murciano Gonzalo, S Pino Donnay, T Price, A Ramirez Morros, M Verwey, L White, C J van de Woude

Journal: J Crohns Colitis. 2013 Oct;7(9):744-64.

 

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Vitamin D Treatment in Ulcerative Colitis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Ulcerative Colitis; Inflammatory Bowel Disease

 

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2012

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Special Investigation in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ulcerative Colitis

 

Last Updated: 10 Apr 2014

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Thermography in Surveillance of Ulcerative Colitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ulcerative Colitis

 

Last Updated: 28 May 2014

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