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Crohn’s Disease: Diagnosis Difficult, Treatment Worse? - Ivanhoe Broadcast News, Inc.

Crohn’s Disease: Diagnosis Difficult, Treatment Worse? - Ivanhoe Broadcast News, Inc.


January 5, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease of the digestive, or, GI tract. It causes inflammation, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, weight loss and fatigue. It is often misdiagnosed for ulcerative colitis, or, IBS. Discover fact from fiction when it comes to diagnosing Crohn’s disease.

PORTLAND, Ore. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Smaller and more premature babies are surviving than ever before. That’s leading to a rise in the number of cases of retinopathy of prematurity, or ROP. It’s a blinding eye disorder that the National Eye Institute says affects as many as 16,000 preemies in the US every year. Stevie Wonder was born six weeks too early and went blind. There is a doctor in Oregon who is pioneering ways to keep these babies from going blind.

ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Caffeine consumed too late in the day may disturb your sleep which could ultimately lead to harming your brain. But your morning cup of coffee contains the chemical EHT, which has been shown to help protect against Alzheimer’s disease.

CHICAGO, Ill. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — One in 133 Americans have celiac disease, although experts say many haven’t been diagnosed. People with celiac disease have a reaction to gluten, which is present in anything made with wheat, rye, or barley. Researchers say they have found a potential cause for the condition, which brings them closer to a cure.

PORTLAND, Ore. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Nearly 800,000 people have strokes every year in America. The best treatment, tPA (tissue plasminogen activator), has to be given within three hours, and doctors estimate only five percent of patients can make that window. A new treatment that is now in clinical trial could give patients precious additional time.

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