Ulcerative Colitis

Quantum leap towards transplanting stem cells into the intestines

Stem cell transplantation can cure mice suffering from inflammation in the large intestine. This is good news for ulcerative colitis patients, as it may lead to the development of new treatment forms that do not result in an ostomy. 30,000-35,000 Danes suffer from inflammation in the large intestine, a condition also known as ulcerative colitis. […]

The Viruses That Fight Disease – A surprising precision weapon against Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis

The myriads of microbes in our gut collectively termed the microbiome, are considered important to our health, but they can also harbor bacteria that contribute to inflammatory bowel disease or other disorders. Currently, however, it is impossible to target such disease-contributing bacteria without harming the surrounding beneficial microbes. Antibiotics kill friendly microbes along with harmful […]

9 Things You Should Never Say to Someone with Ulcerative Colitis

Living with ulcerative colitis (UC) is not easy. And if you have this chronic illness, you know that talking about it with friends and family members can lead to awkward and sometimes embarrassing conversations. We asked people living with UC to share the most memorable or irritating things people they know have said about their […]

7 Things No One Tells You About Life With Ulcerative Colitis

People who have never experienced ulcerative colitis may think it means getting the occasional bad stomachache or having a fussy gastrointestinal system. But as anyone with ulcerative colitis knows, the effects of this inflammatory bowel disease—in which sections of the large intestine develop inflammation and ulcers—can be severe and disrupt many aspects of your life. […]

10 Little Ways to Help Someone With Ulcerative Colitis

Whether you’re a caregiver, friend, or family member of someone with ulcerative colitis (UC), your support means the world to them. UC does more than send your loved one to the bathroom — it affects them mentally and physically in other ways, too. If you don’t have UC, it can be difficult to relate to […]

7 Super foods to Manage Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) that causes cramps, diarrhea, constipation, and discomfort, especially after a meal. There are no set medications to cure UC, and you will need to manage it with the right diet and lifestyle changes. Here are some of the best foods for ulcerative colitis that […]

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