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Tag Archives: population study
How Many People Have Eosinophilic Esophagitis?
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), which was barely recognized 20 years ago, affects at least 150,000 people in the United States, with three-quarters being adults, report Evan Dellon et al. in the April issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. EoE, also known … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract Tagged allergy, EoE, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, eosinophils, Epidemiology, food, immune response, incidence, population study, prevalence, swallowing 1 Comment
Does Depression Increase the Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease?
Depression increases the risk for Crohn’s disease in women, according to a study published in the January issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Psychological factors might therefore contribute to development of this disorder. Anxiety, depression, and other psychological disorders are … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract Tagged anxiety, causes, colitis, Crohn's Disease, database, depression, Genetics, IBD, Nurses' Health Study, population study, risk factor, stress 2 Comments