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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Organs-On- A-Chip: A Novel Approach to Studying Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Biological engineers at MIT are using a new technique to study various organs and their interaction with our immune system. According to a recent article in Science Daily, the researchers…

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The Future of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatment: A Personalized and Optimized Algorithm
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The Future of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatment: A Personalized and Optimized Algorithm

According to a story from Healio, Dr. Adam Cheifetz recently spoke about treatment for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) at GUILD Conference 2020. He says that it is time for each…

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IL-23 Inhibitors May be a Leading Treatment for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
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IL-23 Inhibitors May be a Leading Treatment for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

The 2019 European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress was held in Madrid, Spain. During this conference, a symposium was held discussing IL-23 inhibition in psoriasis. Here are some of…

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27th UEG Week: Anti-TNF-α Therapy as a Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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27th UEG Week: Anti-TNF-α Therapy as a Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  The 27th United European Gastroenterology Week took place in Barcelona, Spain in October, at which some of the leading experts in gastroenterology spoke about their field. One of the…

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Study: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Makes Young People Five Times More Likely to Develop Infections
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Study: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Makes Young People Five Times More Likely to Develop Infections

  A new study has found that young people who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are five times more likely to develop an infection than the general population. They also…

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The Open Targets Initiative Brings Scientists Closer to Identifying the Cause of Autoimmune Diseases

  Scientists believe that “it is in our DNA.” According to a recent article in EurekAlert, a five-year study formulated through Open Targets together with the Sanger Institute and their…

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