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11 Things Not to Say to Someone With Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis

All in the Family: Is Ulcerative Colitis Genetic?

When Rayna Kraman, 75, who lives near Waco, Texas, was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis (UC) four years ago, she had no idea her condition – a type …

Drug Trials Snapshot: Entyvio (vedolizumab) to Treat Ulcerative Colitis

Disclaimer: The Drug Trials Snapshot provides information about who was in the clinical trials that led to the FDA approval of this drug. This …

Clinical Trials

5 Ways to Approach Ulcerative Colitis

Considering that 18% of persons with ulcerative colitis suffer from an active form of the disease, and 30% of those patients need a colostomy within …

The Invisible And Unpredictable Nature Of Chronic Illness

My life did get better after 50. But not for the usual reasons.<p>Five years earlier, I had surgery to remove my diseased colon (ulcerative colitis), …

New Painkiller Found In Coffee – Stronger Than Morphine

Coffee contains a protein that has an effect similar to morphine, specialists at the University of Brasilia and Brazilian agriculture research …

Yoga Poses for Upper Back Pain + Lorna Jane Giveaway!

I carry my stress in my upper back and shoulders.Anyone else?I get big painful knots and my shoulders sneak up towards my ears and I beg my boyfriend …

Yoga

Yoga Pose For Back Pain: 5 Poses To Soothe Back Pain

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Does cracking your knuckles cause arthritis?

(NEW YORK) — Some do it as a nervous tick. Others like the sound. Still, others find it to be a form of stress-relief. But does cracking your …

The Ugly Truth About Arthritis and Diabetes - Seven Figure Publishing

[<b>Ed. note:</b> This is Day 3 of Stephen’s special five-part series for <i>Tomorrow in Review</i> readers called “The Truth About MD Warnings,” in which he …

Eight Ways to Reduce Inflammation From Arthritis

By now, you probably know that arthritis literally means "joint inflammation." While there are different types of arthritis, different underlying …

How the best anaesthetic is a nurse's soothing chat: Conversation found to be better at easing pain then listening to music or watching a film

Forget iPods and DVDs, the key to relaxing during surgery could be as simple as a chatty, caring nurse.<p>A study found conversation and touch to be …

Anesthesiology

Lessons From Chronic Pain

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey." -- Kenji Miyazawa<p>For six years now, I have struggled with chronic pain due to a musculoskeletal and neuropathic condition. Shortly after graduating from college, while working out on the elliptical machine, I felt an unforgettable sharp …

Chronic Pain

The Tower

Welcome to the Princess’ Tower<p>Healing Resources for Managing CRPS, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain<p>Support, Strength and Comfort<p>Sign-up to the …

Lying twist

When you think of yoga, what’s the first thing that comes to mind — ancient men bending themselves into human pretzels? Or perhaps middle-aged …

Yoga

How the CIA made Google

<b>Inside the secret network behind mass surveillance, endless war, and Skynet—</b><p><b>part 1</b><p>By Nafeez Ahmed<p><i>INSURGE INTELLIGENCE</i><i>, a new crowd-funded</i> …

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

Medicine

The Age of Unicorns

Stewart Butterfield had one objective when he set out to raise money for his startup last fall: a billion dollars or nothing. If he couldn’t reach a …

The epic uncool of Philip Seymour Hoffman

When Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an accidental drug overdose on February 2, 2014 at age 46, it felt like a huge part of the past two decades of …

Philip Seymour Hoffman