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Crohn's Disease Patient Michelle Oddy To Undergo Risky 7-Organ Transplant

Michelle Oddy faces nearly 40 percent risk of dying, but she is willing to take the risk. The 20-hour surgery will replace her liver, bowel, colon, pancreas, large and small intestine, and half of her stomach.

Feature | Health April 20, 2019

Nicholas Stover, Fired Amazon Worker With Crohn's Disease, Files Suit Over Bathroom Breaks

Nicholas Stover needed to use the bathroom more often because he has Crohn's disease, but he was fired for 'time theft.' He is seeking a minimum of $3 million in damages.

Business Tech February 25, 2019

QuadrigaCX Founder Gerald Cotten Dies Leaving $190 Million Worth Of Cryptocurrency Locked In His Laptop

QuadrigaCX founder Gerald Cotten has the only access to the cold storage of the cryptocurrency exchange. When he died in December, he took the encrypted access to $190 million worth of cryptocurrency.

Business Tech February 5, 2019

Artificial Sweetener Splenda May Worsen Symptoms Of Crohn's Disease

In a six-week study, researchers gave mice with Crohn's-like disease water with the artificial sweetener Splenda. What side effects did they observe in the animals with the inflammatory bowel disease?

Public Health March 18, 2018

Children With Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis Can Achieve Remission Through Diet Therapy

Children suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Diseases like Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis can achieve remission by mere intake of a special nutritious diet called the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. Eating SCD saves patients, particularly children, from life long side effects of medication and steroids.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 1, 2017

Crohn's Disease: Study Shows Fungi And Bacteria Cause Gastrointestinal Condition

Crohn's disease patients tend to have higher amounts of two species of bacteria and a fungus. Other factors shared by family members may also contribute to the development of the gastrointestinal condition.

Medicine September 29, 2016

Parasitic Worms May Help Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Parasitic worms may help treat inflammatory bowel disease, a new study has found. Conditions such as Crohn's disease may benefit from worm therapy as it changes the composition of the gut microbiota, in a way that is beneficial to the host.

Life April 15, 2016

Food Additives Just Don't Add Flavors, They Also Cause Obesity And Other Health Problems

A food additive commonly found in ice cream, margarine and other processed foods affect the bacterial makeup of the gut increasing a person's odds of developing inflammatory and metabolic diseases.

Life February 26, 2015

Strange but True: Genes Responsible for Modern Maladies Evolved to Benefit Human Health

Certain health maladies such as Psoriasis and Crohn's disease persisted since the ancient times because human ancestors have evolved the genetic variations that are associated with these to provide some health benefits.

Life January 29, 2015

Why Have Some Modern Illnesses Persisted Since Our Ancient Ancestors? Scientists Begin to Understand Genetic Link

Sickle cell anemia, Crohn's disease, and psoriasis may have each provided health benefits to our ancestors, a new study has found. How could this be the case?

Healthy Living/Wellness January 28, 2015

Bikini and colostomy bags: Images of aspiring model with Crohn's go viral

A former model with Crohn's disease is encouraged to pursue her modeling career once again after a photo of her in bikini and colostomy bag received overwhelming response.

Life July 4, 2014

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