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Scientists pinpoint key bowel disease gene

A key gene that helps to explain an underlying cause of incurable bowel disorders such as Crohn’s disease has been identified by scientists.<p>Blocking …

Systematic review: interventions for abdominal pain management in inflammatory bowel disease - Norton - 2017 - Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Background<p>Abdominal pain is frequently reported by people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including in remission. Pain is an under‐treated …

Crohn's: Promising New Study on Preventing Strictures

Credit: Thinkstock<p>Patients with Crohn’s disease often have to deal with the narrowing or blocking of the intestines caused by intestinal fibrosis. …

Another JAK1 Inhibitor Performs Well in Crohn's Disease (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Good results in phase II trial for ABT-494

Leti Announces Project to Create Nanotherapy Targeting Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Leti, a technology research institute of CEA Tech, today announced a European Union project to develop a nanotherapy targeting the molecules involved …

Changes To Federal Insurance Plans Could Hurt Families Of Chronically Ill Kids

Kids with chronic conditions are especially vulnerable to health insurance changes, relying as they often do on specialists and medications that may not be covered if they switch plans. A recent study finds that these transitions can leave kids and their families financially vulnerable as well.<p>The …

Xeljanz beats placebo in three ulcerative colitis trials

Xeljanz induced and maintained remission in patients with ulcerative colitis more effectively than placebo in the phase 3 OCTAVE trials published in …

IBD-Program-of-Excellence

​​​​​​​About the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program<p>More than 30,000 people suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the Greater Cincinnati …

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Induction therapy with the selective IL-23 inhibitor risankizumab in patients with moderate-to-severe Crohn disease

The interleukin-23 pathway, believed to play a significant role in the pathogenesis of Crohn disease, can be inhibited by the monoclonal antibody …

Antibodies

A national teacher of the year on her most radical teaching practice: trusting kids to handle their bathroom business

This whole national conversation about who we should and shouldn’t let go into which bathrooms got me thinking about the most controversial thing I …

Ingesting soy protein may ease severity of inflammatory bowel disease

A diet supplemented with soy protein may be an effective adjunct therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases, Penn State researchers reported after …

5 Traits That Are Unique to Moms of Children With Chronic Illnesses

As May 14th approaches, many of us begin to reflect on our mothers and the vital roles they play. We prepare heartfelt notes and gifts to show our …

New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn's Disease

Current and emerging therapeutic targets for IBD

Review Article | Published: 01 February 2017<p>Markus F. Neurath<p>Markus F. Neurath is Professor of Medicine at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg …

Famous People with Ostomies

If you have an ostomy, you’re in good company! Here are some famous people you may be surprised have an ostomy:<p>*Above image from Dartmouth-Hitchcock …

My College Freshman Went to The ER: What This Mom Learned

The tone of my son’s voice was different than it had been earlier in the day. His breathing was labored and he was so congested, I could barely …

Parenting Teens

For Medical Professionals - Biosimilars for IBD: What you need to know now

Biosimilar agents are biologic agents with a molecular structure that is highly similar to but not an exact match with the original reference …

Mayo Clinic

'Good' bacteria is potential solution to unchecked inflammation seen in bowel diseases

In a new report, researchers describe how inflammation can go unchecked in the absence of a certain inhibitor called NLRP12, adding that beneficial …

8 Extraordinary Things You Need to Know About People With Chronic Illness

For those who do not have a chronic illness, I am going to share eight extraordinary things about people with chronic illness that you need to know. …

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Biologic treatments for inflammatory bowel disease help heal the intestine

Although anti-inflammatory treatments are quite effective at reducing symptoms in patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, the mucosal …

Antiinflammatory

The US beauty queen making her invisible illness visible

<b>"It's not easy to stand on stage in a bikini in pageants. I have a 25-inch scar that runs down my spine.</b><p>"And people can see it... like, really see it."<p>Victoria Graham, a 22-year-old student from Manchester in the US state of Maryland, had an untraditional journey into the glitzy world of US beauty …

College & University

To the Moms Who Support Their Children in Their Journeys With IBD

Nothing compares to a mother’s love for her children and the support and comfort that comes with it — especially when her children need her the …

Novel Immune Biomarker for Crohn's Disease Could Accelerate Diagnosis

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute have collaborated to identify biological markers in the blood of …

Biomarkers

Welcome to 2Infuse.com. Find the right infusion center for you

Now that your physician has prescribed an infusion regimen, you may have several questions about what to expect.<p>Being prepared and knowing what to …

Headphones

Camps for Kids with IBD • Dan Sharp

While many kids with Inflammatory Bowel Disease are able to attend summer camps without restriction, there are definitely times when a typical summer …

Summer Camp