New biomarkers may help in diagnosis and management of Crohn's disease
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  March 27, 2017  
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 New biomarkers may help in diagnosis and management of Crohn's diseaseNew biomarkers may help in diagnosis and management of Crohn's disease
 
The diagnosis, understanding and management of Crohn's disease may have just received a helping hand from a joint ASU Biodesign Institute and Mayo Clinic study aimed at developing a better blood test for the disease.
 
 
 Study shows efficacy of biologics for mucosal healing in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitisStudy shows efficacy of biologics for mucosal healing in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
 
Although anti-inflammatory treatments are quite effective at reducing symptoms in patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, the mucosal lining of the intestine often remains ulcerated, and many patients still ultimately require surgery.
 
   Health psychologists now treating gastrointestinal disorders strongly affected by stressHealth psychologists now treating gastrointestinal disorders strongly affected by stress
 
Health psychologists have begun treating gastrointestinal disorders that are strongly affected by stress, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn's disease, functional heartburn, functional dyspepsia and ulcerative colitis.
 
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 History of Crohn's Disease
 
History of Crohn's DiseaseCrohn’s disease is a condition that causes the lining of the gastrointestinal tract to become inflamed. Any part of the tract may be affected, although it usually occurs in the ileum (last part of small intestine) or the colon.
 
 
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Clinical Presentation
 
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Clinical PresentationPelvic inflammatory disease (or PID) represents a polymicrobial infection usually occurring in sexually active females when causative microorganisms ascend from the lower into the upper genital tract. The severity of clinical manifestations may vary, with a majority of patients presenting with a rather mild disease.