Items Tagged ‘ulcerative colitis’

June 23rd, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   New York Times Who Really Needs to Be Gluten-Free? by Jane […]

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November 4th, 2009

Once-Daily Mesalamine as Effective as Twice-Daily Treatment for Maintenance of Remission in UC

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

In clinical trial results that surprised even the investigators, delayed-release mesalamine (Asacol HD, Procter & Gamble) once a day was as effective as a twice-a-day regimen in keeping ulcerative colitis (UC) inactive. Once-a-day dosing also made for much higher compliance rates in patients, according to findings of the QD Dosing Investigation for Efficacy in UC […]

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October 1st, 2009

Ulcerative Colitis Treatment Reduces Need for Surgery by Almost Half

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

A new study led by Mayo Clinic researchers has found that ulcerative colitis patients had a 41 percent reduction in colectomy after a year when treated with infliximab, according to a study published in the October 2009 issue of Gastroenterology.   Ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes chronic inflammation of the colon, […]

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