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  • remission
  • At the end of the six-month period, the researchers found that five of the six patients who had responded to the drug were in complete remission -- they felt better, had stopped taking steriods and cyclosporin and showed no signs of the raw ulcers that had peppered the linings of their colons. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • rejection
  • Simon Lichtiger and Daniel H. Present of the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City report that colitis symptoms improved in six of 11 patients treated with cyclosporin, a drug well known in the field of transplantation for its ability to prevent organ rejection. (thefreelibrary.com)