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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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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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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COVID-19 Has Long-Lasting Mental, Physical, and Emotional Impacts
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COVID-19 Has Long-Lasting Mental, Physical, and Emotional Impacts

  With COVID-19 spreading across the country, many people are now thinking of how to keep their friends, their families, and themselves safe from the virus. But for those whose…

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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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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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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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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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A Drug Used to Treat Psoriasis Could be Effective for Ulcerative Colitis
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A Drug Used to Treat Psoriasis Could be Effective for Ulcerative Colitis

According to a story from Medical News Bulletin, a recent study that was first published in the New England Journal of Medicine appears to have revealed a promising new treatment for ulcerative…

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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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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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Ulcerative Colitis Patient has Invented a New Device Which Could Improve Care for Many

Bob Hussey Bob Hussey is a 62-year-old mechanical engineer who, thanks to his own experience as an ulcerative colitis patient, has created a new invention that could help a wide…

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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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