Research Review: Curcumin shows promise for treatment of mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis

When combined with mesalamine therapy, curcumin, a natural phytochemical derived from turmeric, was superior to placebo in inducing clinical and endoscopic remission in patients with mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis, according to results from a double-blind randomized controlled trial. Between July 2011 and June 2014, researchers enrolled 50 patients with mild-to-moderate active […]

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