Tag Archives: inflammatory bowel disease

Changing Your Diet May Help Manage IBD

Though no single eating plan works for everyone, changing your diet can help you better manage inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). For people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, here are the details from HealthDay News:

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Patient treated his bowel disease with parasitic worm eggs

In the “I-can’t-believe-it’s-true” category, the Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reported, “For several decades, researchers have argued that the growing incidence of autoimmune disease in the developed world is the result of improved sanitation, which limits our exposure to infectious … Continue reading

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Placenta-derived stem cell therapy may benefit patients with Crohn’s disease

The successes for adult, cord blood, and placental-derived stem cells just keep piling up. Now comes an AP report saying, “Celgene Corporation … reported a successful safety trial of a placenta-derived stem cell therapy as a treatment for Crohn’s disease.” … Continue reading

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