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Title: Influence of potential protective factors on gut mucosal integrity
Author: Belo, Angelica Chioma
ISNI:       0000 0004 2745 4061
Awarding Body: University of London
Current Institution: Imperial College London
Date of Award: 2007
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Colostrum is the first milk produced after birth, is particularly rich in antibodies, antibacterial proteins and bioactive substances. Recent studies have suggested that colostrum might be useful in treating gut damage. The value of colostral preparations in patients taking long-term non -steroidal anti- inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) was examined by studying the influence of colostrum on dyspepsia symptoms, intestinal permeability and faecal calprotectin as markers of gut injury. ANOVA of symptom scores showed that both colostrum and milk groups had a small but significant (p
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Qualification Name: Thesis (M.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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