inflammatory bowel diseases

Stress, diet, and age are other factors that affect IBD

By Ask the Doctors • February 26, 2021

Dear Doctors: My husband and I were shocked when our nephew was diagnosed with colon cancer. He’s only 36 years old. Isn’t that awfully young? It seems like we’re hearing about a lot of younger people getting this kind of cancer. Why is this happening?

Dear Reader: Unfortunately, you’re correct about [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 26, 2020

What patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease should know

By uclahealth • June 10, 2020
With flu season behind us – or ahead of us, depending on your perspective – the possibility of contracting the disease is currently low. For people [...]
By Tami Dennis • July 5, 2017
Is it possible to be too hygienic? The answer may be yes. In fact, having some microbes on the skin may protect young children against developing allergies. The hygiene hypothesis The “hygiene hypothesis” refers to the idea that exposing babies and young children to germs and microorganisms can [...]
By uclahealth • June 7, 2017
A few years ago, after being sick for over a year, I was referred to Dr. Eric Esrailian at UCLA. I clearly remember the first day when I saw Dr. Esrailian. It was like an angel walked into the room. After examining my records and talking to me [...]
By myangel • March 28, 2017