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What Is The Outlook For People With Ulcerative Colitis?

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 09:31

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

On a daily basis, scientists are gaining a better understanding the genetic aspects of ulcerative colitis, as well how the immune system malfunctions and the relationships between infections and long-term inflammatory diseases such as ulcerative colitis.

New medications are in human trials and promise to provide greater relief with fewer side effects. And surgical techniques continue to be refined, allowing for more individuals to have improved options for elimination of food waste after a colectomy.

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