• necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis can be fatal, Chapkin noted, and it's very difficult to determine which babies in the premature baby intensive care unit are going to develop the disease. (eurekalert.org)
  • INDUSTRY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Prolacta Bioscience announces that results of the double-blind study just published in the Journal of Pediatrics demonstrate that extremely premature infants who are fed an exclusive human milk diet instead of preterm formula have a significantly lower incidence of surgery associated with the intestinal disease necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and require fewer days of intravenous feedings through total parenteral nutrition (TPN). (biospace.com)
  • genetic
  • The existence of breed-specific intestinal diseases would suggest that there is an underlying genetic cause to each disease. (vin.com)
  • Gastric carcinoma is the most common gastric neoplasm of dogs, and the marked over-representation of the disease in collies, especially Rough collies, suggests a genetic predisposition. (vin.com)
  • Some dogs go into complete remission, but the tendency is towards chronic relapsing disease that can only be controlled but not eradicated, again suggesting there is some underlying 'genetic' abnormality. (vin.com)
  • prevention
  • The global campaign is dedicated to raising awareness of handwashing with soap as a key factor in disease prevention. (wikipedia.org)
  • The founding bodies in 2008 included: FHI360 (a nonprofit human development organization based in the US), US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Procter & Gamble, UNICEF, Unilever, World Bank Water & Sanitation Program and the United States Agency for International Development. (wikipedia.org)
  • transit time
  • Advantages of consuming fiber are the production of healthful compounds during the fermentation of soluble fiber, and insoluble fiber's ability (via its passive hygroscopic properties) to increase bulk, soften stool, and shorten transit time through the intestinal tract. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • A list of common wastebasket diagnoses encountered in Family Practice: - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Fibromyalgia - Subclinical Hypothyroidism - Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis - Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Chronic pain syndromes - Interstitial Cystitis Diagnoses which include a wide variety of complaints and symptoms are particularly prone to being used as trashcan diagnoses, as well as diseases with variable presentations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The researchers concluded that host factors, such as age and genetics, may play the dominant role in determining the symptoms seen in the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • infectious disease
  • Health care professionals in the infectious disease community who have seen various outbreaks of CDI associated with aggressive strains in recent years now have a new testing tool to detect this disease," said Alberto Gutierrez, Ph.D., director of the Office of In Vitro Diagnostics Device Evaluation and Safety in the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health. (healthcanal.com)
  • Oxford textbook of infectious disease control : a geographical analysis from medieval quarantine to global eradication (First edition. (wikipedia.org)
  • large
  • A young girl who had her large intestine removed due to a rare disease is still struggling, as is her family as they face foreclosure from medical costs. (redorbit.com)
  • cause
  • These reports resulted in a brief debate in medical journals in the early 1990s between some physicians in the United States who believed that Blastocystis was harmless, and physicians in the United States and overseas who believed it could cause disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • important
  • An important gene associated with Carcinoid Tumors, Intestinal is SDHD (Succinate Dehydrogenase Complex Subunit D), and among its related pathways/superpathways are Transcriptional misregulation in cancer and Neuroscience . (malacards.org)
  • Patients
  • In 1596 a phalange was built, which was meant to accommodate the patients suffering from venereal and contagious diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • effect
  • The effect of non-pathogenic Escherichia coli in symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease of the colon. (wikipedia.org)
  • Originally
  • 2002 Mutaflor (E. coli strain Nissle 1917) has no pathogenic characteristics:[citation needed] Although originally cultured from a minute quantity of intestinal flora it is raised and maintained on gelatin. (wikipedia.org)
  • test
  • Yet, many people would rather avoid the test and run the risk of developing the disease or not catching the disease early, because that test is so distasteful and unappealing to the public. (eurekalert.org)