Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Miracles for Millions and the People Who Created Them

  According to a recent article in MedicalXpress, the story begins fifty years ago with the grim statistics that a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) would not survive longer than…

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A New Potential Drug Target for Inflammatory Diseases such as Ulcerative Colitis Discovered

Claudia Stäubert and her team of researchers at the University of Leipzig have just reported noteworthy findings which could impact the future treatment of inflammatory diseases. Lactic acid bacteria, or…

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Innovative New Test Could Allow for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients to Receive More Personalized Treatment
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Innovative New Test Could Allow for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients to Receive More Personalized Treatment

According to a story from EurekAlert!, a team of scientists affiliated with the University of Cambridge have pioneered a new test that could herald a new development in the treatment…

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patient Wellness Chatbot Starts 6-Week Test Run
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patient Wellness Chatbot Starts 6-Week Test Run

According to an article from CW associate WBCB, Dutch startup Nori Health has started open enrollment in the six-week test of its eponymous experimental chatbot, Nori. Nori aims to help…

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Edible Antibodies Halt E. Coli in Pigs, Could Help End Overuse of Antibiotics

According to a publication at BioPortfolio, Belgian researchers are developing an orally-administered antibody medication for patients living with gastrointestinal disorders. In most cases, antibodies are injected into the bloodstream for…

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Despite New Inflammatory Bowel Disease Therapies, Difficulty Treating Persists
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Despite New Inflammatory Bowel Disease Therapies, Difficulty Treating Persists

In a recent video interview with Healio, Dr. David Rubin recapped some of his discussion at the 2019 Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit. At the summit, he and his colleagues spoke about…

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Simple Blood Test Could Prevent Serious Side Effects for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatment

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the collective term used to describe ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. These conditions cause diarrhea, rectal bleeding, fatigue, weight loss, and rectal bleeding. These…

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The Oshi App: A New Way to Track Your Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an autoimmune condition which causes inflammation throughout the digestive tract. There are two main forms of the condition- Crohn's disease and the…

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This Website Hopes to Help Women With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Have Healthy Pregnancies
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This Website Hopes to Help Women With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Have Healthy Pregnancies

According to a story from Reuters, a new website developed by the American Gastroenterological Association is meant to help women that have inflammatory bowel disease have safe and healthy pregnancies.…

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New Research Reveals Unique Microbial Characteristics in Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease
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New Research Reveals Unique Microbial Characteristics in Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease

According to a story from news-medical.net, a team of researchers have found that patients with inflammatory bowel disease display distinct changes to the makeup of bacteria that live in their…

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National Geographic Features Innovative Research That Will Advance Precision Medicine

Perhaps the most difficult thing about rare disease research is that not only do the conditions affect only a small portion of the population, but like every diagnosis, they affect…

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The Road Ahead: What to do After Getting Diagnosed With a Rare Disease
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The Road Ahead: What to do After Getting Diagnosed With a Rare Disease

A story from Family Features Editorial Syndicate, published on PR Newswire discussed how getting diagnosed with a chronic, rare disease can be an overwhelming time for a person. While the experience can also give a meaningful…

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A New Startup is Hoping to Use Marijuana to Treat Inflammatory Diseases
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A New Startup is Hoping to Use Marijuana to Treat Inflammatory Diseases

According to a story from Business Insider, two researchers from Stanford University, Lawrence Steinman and Jonathan Rothbard, have decided to start a new company called Katexco Pharmaceuticals. This startup will…

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Trial Data Reveals Effectiveness of Investigational Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis
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Trial Data Reveals Effectiveness of Investigational Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis

According to a story from the pharmaceutical company Takeda, the company recently released the results from its clinical trial testing an experimental subcutaneous formula of the drug vedolizumab. The drug…

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A Clinical Trial Investigating a Drug for Ulcerative Colitis Has Finished Enrolment
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A Clinical Trial Investigating a Drug for Ulcerative Colitis Has Finished Enrolment

A clinical trial that is investigating a drug designed to treat ulcerative colitis has completed patient enrolment, reports Business Wire. Ulcerative colitis is a long-term inflammatory bowel condition. The severity…

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