A Subcutaneous Form of Remsima May be Available Soon in the EU

Celltrion Healthcare has just announced positive progress for extending the authorization for the subcutaneous (SC) form of Remsima to five more autoimmune conditions. These are- Psoriatic arthritis Ankylosing spondylitis (AS)…

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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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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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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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New Study Offers Promising Results for Identifying the Cause and Finding Potential Treatments for Ulcerative Colitis 

By Natalie Homan from In the Cloud Copy What Is Ulcerative Colitis?  Ulcerative Colitis is a condition where the colon and rectum become inflamed and develop ulcers. It is a painful…

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Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Have Higher Risk of Developing Bacteremia

According to Medical XPress, hospitalized patients with inflammatory bowel disease are more at risk of developing bacteremia, particularly if they are older in age. Researchers came to this conclusion using…

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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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Immunocompromised During COVID-19? Not Much Has Changed in the Lives of Many Rare Patients

Relapsing polychondritis is a rare disease which causes damage to the cartilage, trachea, and lungs. It's an autoimmune condition meaning an overzealous immune response causes the body to attack its own…

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Building Community Among Children with Rare Diseases: The Fighting H.A.R.D. Foundation

The Fighting HARD Foundation Rare diseases are difficult to face for a myriad of reasons. They can be financially burdensome, physically painful, and emotionally draining. Further, they can make patients…

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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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Five Studies that Have Improved Care for Those with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

About three million Americans are affected by inflammatory bowel disease. Over the years there have been many improvements to treatment for this condition, but there are still further advances that…

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Six Tips for Handling Body Image When Living with a Rare and/or Chronic Disease
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Six Tips for Handling Body Image When Living with a Rare and/or Chronic Disease

Body Image In today's world, negative body image is unfortunately very common. Research has shown that this trend occurs in women and men, both as children and adults. It affects…

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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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New Research Hub for Inflammatory Bowel Disease is Awarded £5 Million in Grant Money
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New Research Hub for Inflammatory Bowel Disease is Awarded £5 Million in Grant Money

As originally reported in Cambridge Independent, inflammatory bowel diseases are about to get a boost in research after Health Data Research UK has awarded a £5 million grant to a…

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