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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This Tournament is Raising Money for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease Research
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This Tournament is Raising Money for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease Research

According to a story from Syosset Jericho Tribune, the charity basketball fundraiser called Hoops for Harrison is back again this year. The tournament was named after Harrison Gillman, who now…

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