Colitis

Can strawberries help cure intestinal inflammation?

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts have found that strawberries are not only delicious, rich in vitamins and low in calories — they can …

Weight Loss

IBD Symptoms May Be Eased by Substance Found in Marijuana

Getty Images<p>There may be a substance in marijuana that can “turn off” gut inflammation.<p>And, if true, that could offer relief for millions of people …

Immune System

Dietary Interventions Play Crucial Role in Adults with Crohn's

Learn About Ongoing Clinical Research and the Importance of Patient Participation<p>It is estimated that some 1.4 million Americans suffer from IBD, …

Clinical Trials

Strawberries could treat bowel disease: The little red fruits may reduce diarrhoea and weight loss in people with Crohn's disease or colitis

Eating a handful of strawberries a day could help millions of people cope with inflammatory bowel disease.<p>A study on mice has discovered eating just …

Health (UK)

Organizers of the 2019 Crohn's & Colitis Congress announce agenda & call for abstracts

Bethesda, MD (Aug. 20, 2018) -- The Crohn's & Colitis Congress® https://www.crohnscolitiscongress.org/CCC19/Public/Enter.aspx, the premier meeting …

Aga

Scientists May Have Discovered Why Cannabis Helps People With IBD

Researches studying the hundreds of species of microbes that live inside your gut have stumbled upon the connection between cannabis and intestinal …

Cannabis

YouTube star, 26, who had her colon removed reveals what it's REALLY like to be a millennial with a stoma bag - including its impact on her sex life

A 26-year-old vlogger who had her colon removed has spoken candidly of what it is like to live with a stoma bag as a millennial.<p>Hannah Witton, a sex …

Lifestyle (UK)

This Could Be The Future Of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatment

You probably know at least one person with an inflammatory bowel disease—an umbrella term for autoimmune diseases of the digestive tract, including …

Wellness

Rhamnogalacturonan, a chemically-defined polysaccharide, improves intestinal barrier function in DSS-induced colitis in mice and human Caco-2 cells

Abstract<p>Natural polysaccharides have emerged as an important class of bioactive compounds due their beneficial biological effects. Here we …

Weight Loss

Hughton family launches bigger version of Music for the Gut

Music for the Gut is growing. The eighth-annual fundraiser for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada shifts to TCU Place from its previous church hall locations …

Horns

Natural killer T cells mediate inflammation in the bile ducts

1.<p>Lazaridis, K. N. & Larusso, N. F. The cholangiopathies. <i>Mayo Clin. Proc.</i> <b>90</b>, 791–800 (2015).<p>2.<p>Hirschfield, G. M., Karlsen, T. H., Lindor, K. D. & …

In Vivo

Ticket news for Tyne-Wear derby at St. James' Park

Kick-off at St. James' Park is at 7pm (BST) and admission is free to season ticket holders and members, otherwise it's £3 for adults and £1 …

Newcastle United FC

7 Things You Need To Know Today (August 16, 2018)

Gabrielle Union has been public about her experience with IVF in the past, and the actress recently shared that adenomyosis could be the cause of her …

Wellness

Newcastle vs Sunderland - How season ticket holders can attend the U23 derby for free

Newcastle United season ticket holders can attend Monday’s Tyne-Wear Derby for free.<p>Along with members, those with a season ticket can get free entry …

Soccer

Resolution of chronic inflammatory disease: universal and tissue-specific concepts

1.<p>Netea, M. G. et al. A guiding map for inflammation. <i>Nat. Immunol.</i> <b>18</b>, 826–831 (2017).<p>2.<p>Buckley, C. D. et al. The resolution of inflammation. <i>Nat. Rev.</i> …

Administrative Law

Cannabis Could Help Treat Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Which Affect Millions, First Study Shows

Marijuana ingredient mimics body’s inflammation off-switch and could lead to new drug targets for Crohn’s and colitis.<p>Chemicals in cannabis can mimic …

Cannabis

'It's surreal': Newcastle's Liam Gibson reflects on his long illness battle after making U23 return

Newcastle United youngster Liam Gibson admits it is “surreal” to be back playing after making his first competitive appearance in 15 months following …

Newcastle United FC

Pole dancer shows off her colostomy bag with 'pride' to defy a nurse who told her 'she'd never be able to wear bikinis again' after having surgery

A pole dancer has revealed why she now shows off her colostomy bag with pride - to defy a nurse who told her she'd 'never be able to wear bikinis …

Lifestyle (UK)

Covington: ‘Little B*tch’ GSP Only Wants Lightweights

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who also held gold at 185 pounds, is contemplating a drop to the …

MMA & UFC

Kind-hearted band to put on a special gig to raise awareness and funds for Crohn's disease

A KIND-hearted band are set to put on a special gig to raise awareness for Crohn's disease and vital funds for some of the UK's smaller …

Manchester

Colbert: Donald Trump Jr. is 'Wonderful,' Just Like 'Ulcerative Colitis'

“He has two sons named Donald?” Colbert asked in response to Trump’s tweet calling Don Jr. “wonderful”<p>Stephen Colbert used his opening monologue …

Donald Trump

Matthew Perry Recovering From Gastrointestinal Surgery

<b>Matthew Perry</b> is on the mend after undergoing gastrointestinal surgery.<p>The actor's rep confirmed to E! News the actor had "recently underwent surgery …

Los Angeles

Stop Beating Yourself Up — There’s Nothing You Did to Cause Your Inflammatory Bowel Disease

“What did I do?” you might ask. “I must have done something wrong. Why did it happen? Did I eat too much red meat? I smoked … I got this disease.”A …

Wellness

Crohn's and Colitis Canada awards $2.7 million in new grants to researchers across Canada

<i>Canadian research is leading to improved care for people living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis</i><p>TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Crohn's and Colitis Canada demonstrates its ongoing commitment to discovering cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis as it announces an investment in …

Chronic Disease

3 Things In Biotech, August 7: Protagonist Makes A Very Unusual Reversal

Welcome to another edition of "3 Things In Biotech You Should Learn Today," a daily digest dedicated to helping you keep pace with the fast-moving …

Business

Cork Airport installs signs about hidden disabilities

Cork Airport has become the first major travel hub in Ireland to adopt new signage for accessible toilets, to help raise awareness of invisible …

Disability

Lobby Wrap: Making washrooms accessible for Crohn's patients

Canada’s only national volunteer-based charity is looking for ways to put Crohn’s disease on the legislative agenda.<p>Crohn’s and Colitis Canada …

Canada

Colonic epithelial mTORC1 promotes ulcerative colitis through COX-2-mediated Th17 responses

1.<p>Kaplan, G. G. The global burden of IBD: from 2015 to 2025. <i>Nat. Rev. Gastroenterol. Hepatol.</i> <b>12</b>, 720–727 (2015).<p>2.<p>Abraham, C. & Cho, J. H. …

Google Scholar

Protagonist Therapeutics reinstates clinical development of PRG-100 in UC

Based on a re-read of endoscopy results from a Contract Research Organization (CRO) that revealed errors, Protagonist Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTGX) will …

Business

Predicting the Course of Disease in Hospitalized Patients With Acute Severe Ulcerative Colitis | Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Background<p>Up to one-third of patients with acute severe ulcerative colitis (ASUC) will fail intravenous steroid (IVS) treatment, requiring rescue …

Oxford University Press