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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Azathioprine: Specific Genotype Linked to Treatment Discontinuation Due to Toxicity
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Azathioprine: Specific Genotype Linked to Treatment Discontinuation Due to Toxicity

According to a story from Medpage Today, patients using the drug azathioprine who carried a certain genotype were three times more likely to need to either cease treatment or reduce…

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The Connection Between Gut Inflammation and Parkinson’s Disease
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The Connection Between Gut Inflammation and Parkinson’s Disease

The gut plays a big role in our bodies, we know that. While some of its roles are obvious, others are still being discovered. In fact, the microbiome of the…

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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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Promising New Treatments Beyond the Standards for Spondyloarthropathies
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Promising New Treatments Beyond the Standards for Spondyloarthropathies

by Lauren Taylor from In The Cloud Copy Spondyloarthropathies is an umbrella term for a group of chronic diseases that affect the joints. These can affect children and adults and…

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Oral Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Doses First Patients in Phase 1 Trial
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Oral Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Doses First Patients in Phase 1 Trial

As reported in BioSpace; trials for an oral treatment to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) by Morphic Therapeutics has just dosed their first healthy subjects in the Phase 1 trial.…

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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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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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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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BIO-X® Grant Given to Ilya Pharma to Develop Gene Therapy Solutions for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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BIO-X® Grant Given to Ilya Pharma to Develop Gene Therapy Solutions for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  According to Microbiome Times, Ilya Pharma has received a BIO-X® grant to study gene therapy for patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Their chemokine-based gene therapy drug candidates seek to…

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