• researchers
  • However, researchers have not been able to show a clear link between the abnormal genes and ulcerative colitis. (nih.gov)
  • Vinegar - the centuries-old culinary ingredient and traditional remedy - could help fight ulcerative colitis, say researchers, after testing its effects on mice with the disease. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The researchers carried out their investigation after learning of a previous study that had suggested vinegar - used in traditional medicine - might be a remedy for ulcerative colitis. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Also, from an examination of the animals' stools, the researchers found that mice treated with vinegar for a month before chemically inducing colitis had higher levels of friendly bacteria in their gut, such as Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • treatable
  • The disease is classified by the extent of involvement, depending on how far the disease extends: Distal colitis, potentially treatable with enemas:Proctitis: Involvement limited to the rectum. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Ulcerative colitis most often begins gradually and can become worse over time. (nih.gov)
  • ASCAs and perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (pANCAs) are the two most useful and often discriminating biomarkers for colitis. (wikipedia.org)