Scientists Uncover New Potential Treatment For Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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   Posted 1/15/2008 3:50 PM (GMT -6)   
"Irish scientists have demonstrated that they can almost completely reverse the symptoms of IBD in a disease model using a new class of drugs known as hydroxylase inhibitors."

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   Posted 1/15/2008 5:01 PM (GMT -6)   
Now that sounds promissing...wonder if there are side-effects.

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   Posted 1/15/2008 5:11 PM (GMT -6)   

Thanks so much for sharing the info with all of us. Any new break through in medicine is greeted with a huge welcome by the members of this forum

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   Posted 1/15/2008 11:29 PM (GMT -6)'s good to see research going into multiple directions.

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   Posted 1/16/2008 2:28 AM (GMT -6)   
Its fits in quite nicely w/the "intestinal permeability" and "smoking is bad for crohnies" schools of thought and research, doesn't it?

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