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Noninvasive Markers in the Assessment of Intestinal Inflammation in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Performance of Fecal Lactoferrin, Calprotectin, and PMN-Elastase, CRP, and Clinical Indices
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The fecal markers Lf, Cal, and PMN-e are able to differentiate active IBD from inactive IBD as well as from IBS and all three are superior to CRP in their diagnostic accuracy. Expand
Prevalence, Patterns, and Predictors of Yoga Use: Results of a U.S. Nationally Representative Survey.
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Yoga practice is associated with age, gender, ethnicity, SES, and health status, and lifetime yoga practitioners were more likely female, younger, non-Hispanic white, college educated, higher earners, living in the West, and of better health status. Expand
A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Yoga for Low Back Pain
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This systematic review found strong evidence for short-term effectiveness and moderate evidence for long- term effectiveness of yoga for chronic low back pain in the most important patient-centered outcomes and can be recommended as an additional therapy to chronicLow back pain patients. Expand
YOGA FOR DEPRESSION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META‐ANALYSIS
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The aim of this review was to systematically assess and meta‐analyze the effectiveness of yoga for depression. Expand
Mediterranean diet has no effect on markers of inflammation and metabolic risk factors in patients with coronary artery disease
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Adoption of a Mediterranean diet by patients with medically treated CAD has no effect on markers of inflammation and metabolic risk factors. Expand
Effects of Mind-Body Therapy on Quality of Life and Neuroendocrine and Cellular Immune Functions in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis
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Mind-body therapy may improve quality of life in patients with UC in remission, while no effects of therapy on clinical or physiological parameters were found, which may at least in part be related to selective patient recruitment. Expand
Rapid stress reduction and anxiolysis among distressed women as a consequence of a three-month intensive yoga program.
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Women suffering from mental distress participating in a 3-month Iyengar yoga class show significant improvements on measures of stress and psychological outcomes. Expand
Amount of Systemic Steroid Medication Is a Strong Predictor for the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease.: Results From a German National Survey
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Prolonged or intensive steroid treatment, an academic education, active ways of coping, and a health‐conscious life‐style are associated with CAM use. Expand
The influence of a series of five dry cupping treatments on pain and mechanical thresholds in patients with chronic non-specific neck pain - a randomised controlled pilot study
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A series of five dry cupping treatments appeared to be effective in relieving chronic non-specific neck pain and subjective measures improved and mechanical pain sensitivity differed significantly between the two groups, suggesting that cupping has an influence on functional pain processing. Expand
Faecal S100A12 as a non-invasive marker distinguishing inflammatory bowel disease from irritable bowel syndrome
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Faecal S100A12 is a novel non-invasive marker distinguishing IBD from IBS or healthy individuals with a high sensitivity and specificity and may significantly improve the arsenal of non-Invasive biomarkers of intestinal inflammation. Expand
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