ICYMI: Patients with a Certain Genotype Are More Likely to Discontinue Imuran Due to Toxicity

  Dr. Cecilia Chung and associates at the Vanderbilt University’s Medical Center conducted a study published recently in MedPage Today. Results showed that patients who had inflammatory disorders, as well…

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Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Has Just Announced Their Approval of Alofisel for Crohn’s Disease

Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare has just announced its approval of Alofisel, a stem cell therapy created by Takeda. This approval is specifically for patients who are diagnosed…

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AIEC Bacteria May Trigger Crohn’s Disease
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AIEC Bacteria May Trigger Crohn’s Disease

Currently, there is no cure for Crohn's disease, and treatment options, like surgery, can sometimes be invasive. Additionally, treatments like anti-inflammatory drugs or nutritional supplements treat the symptoms, but not…

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New Partnership Will Explore Prognostic Tests for Pediatric Crohn’s Disease
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New Partnership Will Explore Prognostic Tests for Pediatric Crohn’s Disease

  For pediatric patients with Crohn's disease, it can be difficult to predict how the condition may progress, as well as whether or not it will respond well to treatment.…

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People with IBD are Concerned Their Medication Raises Their Risk of Coronavirus
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People with IBD are Concerned Their Medication Raises Their Risk of Coronavirus

As reported in EMJ Reviews, the world is on alert, being told to wash their hands and keep distance amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. However, patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)…

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IVX Health Opens 3 Tampa-Based Infusion Centers to Treat MS and Other Chronic Conditions

Recently, IVX Health announced the opening of three new Tampa-based infusion centers to treat patients with chronic conditions. Currently, IVX Health, who describes themselves as "[providing] biologic injections and infusions…

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Chronic Inflammation Can Cause Divergent Evolution in Colon Cells
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Chronic Inflammation Can Cause Divergent Evolution in Colon Cells

by Danielle Bradshaw from In The Cloud Copy Healthy and diseased colon cells were collected and compared to each other in a recent study to discover why inflammatory bowel disease…

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A Subcutaneous Form of Remsima May be Available Soon in the EU

Celltrion Healthcare has just announced positive progress for extending the authorization for the subcutaneous (SC) form of Remsima to five more autoimmune conditions. These are- Psoriatic arthritis Ankylosing spondylitis (AS)…

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AGA Recommendations: No Probiotics for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis and Other Digestive Disorders
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AGA Recommendations: No Probiotics for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis and Other Digestive Disorders

  Over the last few years, I've heard the refrain that my health - oddly - starts in my gut. So whenever I got sick, someone would advise me to…

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Scientists Discover a Connection Between the Genome’s Dark Matter and Autoimmune Diseases
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Scientists Discover a Connection Between the Genome’s Dark Matter and Autoimmune Diseases

  Babraham and Wellcome Sanger Institutes partnered in a major research project and discovered a connection between the genome’s non-protein coding ‘dark matter’ region and autoimmune or allergic diseases. A…

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An App in New Zealand Allows IBD Patients to Communicate with Their Specialists Virtually

IBDsmart Researchers at the University of Otago, led by Michael Shultz, have developed a new app called IBDsmart to help patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease receive care remotely.…

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Patients Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease get 12 Weeks Free on this Virtual Platform
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Patients Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease get 12 Weeks Free on this Virtual Platform

As reported in Med Gadget, Medtech company  ’11 Health’  has made virtual healthcare affordable this quarantine season, providing patients with severe chronic digestive disorders 12 weeks of free access on their…

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