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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 44 and in good health. Two weeks ago I became very ill (bloody diarrhea and severe abdominal cramping for three days) after eating at a restaurant. The stool samples did not show any sign of food-borne disease, and I was told my symptoms were probably [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease nearly a year ago. The medication I am on seems to take care of most of my symptoms. But I am often extremely tired. Is there anything that can be done to help with fatigue from Crohn’s? ANSWER: Fatigue is a [...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 21, 2014 — Here are highlights from the March issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription information as your editorial [...]
A study led by Mayo Clinic has found that infliximab (Remicade®) administered alone (monotherapy) or in combination with azathioprine is a more effective treatment for patients with moderate to severe Crohn’s disease than azathioprine alone. The findings were presented Oct. 6 at the 2008 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Choidc9_Ojo Every year up to 30 thousand Americans are diagnosed with Crohn's disease. It's an inflammatory condition of the intestines that causes pain, cramping and constant diarrhea. There is no cure for Crohn's disease, but treatment keeps getting better. More on a new generation of medications from Mayo Clinic.