New Device May Show Doctors More of the Colon
SATURDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- A new device that gives
doctors a better view during colonoscopies may help them miss fewer
suspicious growths during those exams, a new study shows.
Extra Vitamin D May Ease Crohn's Symptoms, Study Finds
SATURDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplements may
help those with Crohn's disease overcome the fatigue and decreased
muscle strength associated with the inflammatory bowel disease,
according to new research.
Swallowing Magnets Can Be Fatal for Children
SATURDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Children who swallow
high-powered magnets often need surgery and other invasive
procedures to remove the objects, according to a new study.
New Drug May Help Immune System Fight Cancer
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug that
taps the power of the body's immune system to fight cancer is
shrinking tumors in patients for whom other treatments have failed,
an early study shows.
Simponi Approved for Ulcerative Colitis
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- Simponi (golimumab) injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis.