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  • colorectal cancer
  • The evaluation of patients with overt GI bleeding, the evaluation for occult GI blood loss as it relates to screening for colorectal cancer, and the evaluation of patients with suspected small bowel bleeding (previously referred to as obscure GI bleeding) are discussed separately. (uptodate.com)
  • organs
  • Instead, short term nutritional therapy may involve the use of specialised nutritional products that target specific organs (e.g bowel) or metabolic functions (e.g insulin action). (naturaltherapypages.com.au)
  • Depending on the organs to be examined, barium radiographs can be classified into barium swallow, barium meal, barium follow-through, and enteroclysis (small bowel enema). (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • Enteroclysis, also called small bowel enema, is a barium X-ray examination used to display individual loops of the small intestine by intubating the jejunum and administering barium sulfate followed by methylcellulose or air. (wikipedia.org)
  • BLOOD
  • Occult gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding refers to the initial presentation of a positive fecal occult blood test result and/or iron deficiency anemia when there is no evidence of visible blood loss to the patient or physician [ 1 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Non-gastrointestinal sources of blood loss, such as hemoptysis and epistaxis, can also cause a positive fecal occult blood test. (uptodate.com)
  • Inflammatory
  • For patients at low risk of gastrointestinal complications, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be used, whereas cotherapy with a proton pump inhibitor or misoprostol (Cytotec) is recommended for patients with moderate risk of ulcer, and they should be avoided in those with a high risk of ulcer. (aafp.org)
  • Guidelines for the Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. (lww.com)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) encompasses 2 related but distinct disorders of as yet unknown aetiology. (lww.com)
  • Infectious disease may be treated with targeted antibiotics, and inflammatory bowel disease with immunosuppression. (wikipedia.org)
  • Segmental or diffuse gastrointestinal wall thickening is most often due to ischemic, inflammatory or infectious disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • TLR5 risk-associated haplotype for canine inflammatory bowel disease confers hyper-responsiveness to flagellin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rhodotorula is most frequently found in individuals with inflammatory bowel disease while Candida is most frequently found in individuals with hepatitis B cirrhosis and chronic hepatitis B. Archaea constitute another large class of gut flora which are important in the metabolism of the bacterial products of fermentation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gastroenteritis
  • If approved for marketing by the FDA, RHB-102 could become the first 5-HT3 antiemetic drug indicated for the treatment of acute gastroenteritis and gastritis, targeting a potential worldwide market estimated to exceed $650 million annually 1 . (cnbc.com)
  • Gastroenteritis and gastritis are very common conditions, with over 179 million cases annually in the U.S. alone, and there is a significant need to provide patients with new treatment options. (cnbc.com)
  • In parallel to the Phase III GUARD study in acute gastroenteritis and gastritis, RedHill is pursuing marketing approval for RHB-102 for the indications of chemotherapy and radiotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting ("CINV" and "RINV" respectively) in Europe and the U.S. RedHill submitted a European Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for RHB-102 for these indications, under the brand name BEKINDA ™ , in December 2014. (cnbc.com)
  • The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group Phase III GUARD study for RHB-102 (BEKINDA ™ ) is being conducted in the U.S. with a planned enrollment of 320 adults and children over the age of 12 who suffer from acute gastroenteritis or gastritis. (cnbc.com)
  • RedHill is developing RHB-102 for the treatment of acute gastroenteritis and gastritis as well as for the prevention of chemotherapy and radiotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV and RINV, respectively). (cnbc.com)
  • A Phase III clinical study of RHB-102 for acute gastroenteritis and gastritis is ongoing in the U.S., with top-line results expected during the second half of 2015. (cnbc.com)
  • liver
  • Given that toxins can upset good gastrointestinal (GI) flora, looking at the three Phases of liver detoxification also ties into the general theme of gut health. (biotoxinjourney.com)
  • It opens and cleanses the liver, helps the jaundice, and is very beneficial to the bowels, healing all inward wounds, bruises, hurts and other distempers…The liver is the former of the blood, and blood the nourisher of the body, and Agrimony a strengthener of the liver. (yorkshireherbalist.co.uk)
  • flora
  • Gut flora, gut microbiota or gastrointestinal microbiota is the complex community of microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts of humans and other animals, including insects. (wikipedia.org)