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science and research into the ulcerative colitis, or gastrointestinal world.

Clinical Trial Study on the SCD with regards to Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Patients

Quick But Important and Interesting Post: Rush University Medical Center is getting ready to start a clinical trial with regards to the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD). “Clinical Trial Protocol Description The purpose of this study is to determine if, and how, the Specific Carbohydrate Diet changes the population of bacteria/yeast in the gastrointestinal tract. 200 subjects will be recruited, 100 in the diet arm and 100… Read More »Clinical Trial Study on the SCD with regards to Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Patients

Treating Ulcerative Colitis With Worms and Helminth Infections

Hi Everyone (and thanks to Dan for prompting me to look more into this), Most of you may have already read this news, but there is another study recently published on a potential alternative approach treatment for ulcerative colitis.  The study involves eating worms/worm eggs of all things.  The idea is biologically complex as are most science projects and research projects involving our bodies, but… Read More »Treating Ulcerative Colitis With Worms and Helminth Infections

NEW Science About Treating Ulcerative Colitis

Below is an email from Bill who doesn’t have UC, but has provided some EXCEEDINGLY VALUABLE information for all of us living with ulcerative colitis. Please read first what Bill wants to make clear to everyone: “Feel free to share any information I have provided with the proviso that you mention that I am not a Doctor and this information is provided only so that… Read More »NEW Science About Treating Ulcerative Colitis

Microbial Gut Bacteria and our Immune System Part 6

Here is the write up from Part 6 of the meeting with Les. –Diet –Gut Bacteria – immune system – the hygiene hypothesis(if you haven’t heard of this yet, you will be fascinated) Les: … There isn’t a direct comparison, for example that if you eat this food, its going to have a direct affect on how our immune system acts. But we know very… Read More »Microbial Gut Bacteria and our Immune System Part 6

Microbial Gut Bacteria and Antibiotics Part 5

Video 5 From the Interview Meeting with Les covers: Ecoli and Inflammatory Bowel Patients Good bacteria in IBD patients The immune system reactions to good/bad bacteria Bacterias that can actually talk to our immune system and turn them down Probiotics Les: There are studies which have used techniques similar to the ones I’ve used which have compared basically patients with either Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative… Read More »Microbial Gut Bacteria and Antibiotics Part 5