Targeting T cells in inflammatory bowel disease

Publication date: September 2020Source: Pharmacological Research, Volume 159Author(s): Paolo Giuffrida, Antonio Di Sabatino
Source: Pharmacological Research - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

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In this study, we aimed to describe sexual function in Puerto Rican women with IBD. METHODS: We conducted a cross-sectional study of women with IBD at the University of Puerto Rico Center for IBD. Patients were invited to anonymously complete the validated Spanish version of the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) questionnaire. On this 36-point scale, a score of 26.55 or less is defined as sexual dysfunction. Data were analyzed by diagnosis, presence of an ostomy, and age, using descriptive statistics, ANOVA, Student's t test, and logistic regression. RESULTS: One hundred women completed the FSFI questionnaire, wi...
Source: Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: P R Health Sci J Source Type: research
This article reviews the recent advances of SFKs in B lymphocytes in autoimmune diseases.
Source: Inflammation - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
The article “Characterization of Creatine Kinase Levels in Tofacitinib–Treated Patients with Ulcerative Colitis: Results from Clinical Trials”, written by Remo Panaccione, John D. Isaacs, Lea Ann Chen, Wenjin Wang, Amy Marren, Kenneth Kwok, Lisy Wang, Gary Chan and Chinyu Su, was originally published electronically on the publisher’s internet portal on 20 August 2020 without open access.
Source: Digestive Diseases and Sciences - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundTherapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) is important in optimizing use of biologics in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). However, the role of proactive TDM during remission remains uncertain.MethodsThis retrospective study included patients receiving infliximab (IFX) therapy at Massachusetts General Hospital or Erasmus University Medical Center. All eligible patients had completed induction phase of IFX and were in clinical and endoscopic remission. Our primary outcome was clinical relapse within 2  years after baseline. Multivariable regression models examined the association between infliximab trough le...
Source: Digestive Diseases and Sciences - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Source Type: research
Conclusion: This large study did not support that a high intake of fibre and/or a low intake of meat had a high impact on the risk of late-onset CID. PMID: 33029091 [PubMed - in process]
Source: International Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: Int J Med Sci Source Type: research
This study provides a framework for the application of the induced patient-derived organoids as a more comprehensive model to study human UC.
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by high throughput sequencing Homo sapiens Source Type: research
Authors: Kim JY, Lee Y, Choe BH, Kang B Abstract Background/Aims: Anti-drug antibodies (ADAs) can develop during treatment with anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) agents. We aimed to investigate the factors associated with immunogenicity of anti-TNF agents in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and observe the clinical course of ADA-positive patients. Methods: Pediatric IBD patients receiving maintenance treatment with anti-TNF agents who had been tested for ADAs against infliximab (IFX) or adalimumab (ADL) were included in this crosssectional study. Factors associated with ADA positivity wer...
Source: Gut and Liver - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gut Liver Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Clinical Epidemiology Source Type: research
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