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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YouTuber with Ulcerative Colitis Teaches Followers About Sex and Intimacy with a Disability
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YouTuber with Ulcerative Colitis Teaches Followers About Sex and Intimacy with a Disability

By Jodee Redmond from In The Cloud Copy Hannah Witton, a YouTuber with 600,000 subscribers to her sex and relationships channel, got tired of hearing comments that people with disabilities…

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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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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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A Team of Scientists are Working on a Researching Treatments for Ulcerative Colitis
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A Team of Scientists are Working on a Researching Treatments for Ulcerative Colitis

According to a story from Medical Xpress, an international team of scientist from 34 different countries are putting their heads together to identify the most effective treatments for ulcerative colitis,…

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Step Therapy Supposedly Minimizes Risk, but for Brittany it Caused Severe Complications

  The Providence Journal recently published an article by Brittany Ricci, a student at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School, detailing her year-long struggle to receive the treatment her doctor had prescribed…

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The Drug Stelara Gains Approval for Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis in the EU
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The Drug Stelara Gains Approval for Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis in the EU

According to a story from BioSpace, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies recently announced that the European Commission (EC) has expanded the approved indication of the company's drug ustekinumab (marketed as Stelara). This…

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Abivax Begins Enrollment in Phase 2b Study of Experimental Ulcerative Colitis Treatment
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Abivax Begins Enrollment in Phase 2b Study of Experimental Ulcerative Colitis Treatment

According to a press release from French biotechnology company Abivax, the Company has successfully begun recruitment for its phase 2b clinical study of ABX464, its experimental once-a-day ulcerative colitis medication.…

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As the Rate of Ulcerative Colitis Diagnoses Grows, its Clear More Research is Needed

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is actually a term used to classify a few different conditions. Two of these are Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.  These are rare…

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Biosimilar Drug for Ankylosing Spondylitis gets Approved by the FDA
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Biosimilar Drug for Ankylosing Spondylitis gets Approved by the FDA

According to a story from Ankylosing Spondylitis News, the drug Hadlima, which is a biosimilar to the drug Humira (adalimumab), was recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration…

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Canadian Study Indicates That Prescribing Practices of Infliximab for Ulcerative Colitis Need Amendment

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is the overarching term for both ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. In Canada, there are around 270,000 individuals living with the one of…

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