Biosimilar CT-P13 Matches Infliximab for Crohn's Disease Biosimilar CT-P13 Matches Infliximab for Crohn's Disease
Crohn's disease was effectively and safely treated either with infliximab or with the biosimilar CT-P13, according to an observational cohort study of more than 5000 patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Reference Infliximab, Biosimilar Equivalent for Crohn's Disease
TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 -- CT-P13, which is a biosimilar of the reference product (RP) infliximab, has equivalent effectiveness for infliximab-naive patients with Crohn's disease (CD), according to a study published online Dec. 11 in the Annals of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biosimilar CT-P13 Matches Infliximab in Crohn ’s Disease
(MedPage Today) -- With comparable safety and efficacy, drug choice may come down to cost (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - December 11, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can marijuana ease symptoms of Crohn's disease?
In regions where it is legal, many doctors are prescribing medical marijuana to treat certain conditions. Some small studies suggest that marijuana may also have the potential to relieve symptoms of Crohn ’s disease. However, more research is necessary to confirm these findings. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Crohn's disease and pregnancy
Crohn's disease and pregnancy can affect each other. However, most women who conceive while their Crohn's disease is in remission can have a normal pregnancy and healthy baby. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Inflammatory bowel disease linked to prostate cancer
(Northwestern University) Men with inflammatory bowel disease have four to five times higher risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer. This is the first report to show these men have higher than average PSA values and a significantly higher risk of potentially dangerous prostate cancer. They need to be screened more carefully for prostate cancer. About 1 million men have inflammatory bowel disease in the U.S., a common chronic condition that includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Blood and Ileal T Cell Expression Profiles Differ in Crohn's Disease Blood and Ileal T Cell Expression Profiles Differ in Crohn's Disease
T cells in peripheral blood and ileal biopsies show markedly different expression profiles in patients with Crohn's disease (CD), researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

SNL Star Treats Crohn's Disease with Marijuana
(MedPage Today) -- " I wouldn't be able to do [the show] if I didn't smoke weed " (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - December 6, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Ask Well: What Are the Effects of Vitamin B12 Deficiency?
A deficiency of B12, if left untreated, can lead to irreversible neurological problems. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Vitamins Vitamin B12 Anemia Digestive Tract Diet and Nutrition Mental Health and Disorders Celiac Disease Crohn's Disease Source Type: news

Year in Review: Crohn's Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Newer treatments make inroads, but risks and obstacles remain (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - November 26, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between IBS and IBD?
Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are both types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Another condition called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can cause similar symptoms to IBD. However, IBD and IBS are two different conditions with different causes and treatments. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

College student, 18, dies of adenovirus days before Thanksgiving
Olivia Paregol, an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Maryland died of adenovirus on Sunday after battling Crohn's disease and complications of the virus that has killed several New Jersey kids. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maryland College Freshman Dies of Same Virus That Killed 11 Kids in N.J. Medical Facility
A University of Maryland freshman has died after contracting the same strain of adenovirus that killed 11 children in a New Jersey health clinic earlier this fall. The student, who was identified as 18-year-old Olivia Paregol by her father, died after contracting adenovirus 7, according to WJLA. The school confirmed in a statement that a student died of the virus, but declined to release her name. The virus is linked to symptoms such as respiratory problems or conjunctivitis, according to the CDC. “She definitely appeared to be getting sicker and sicker,” Ian Paregol, her father, told WJLA. “It is the wor...
Source: TIME: Health - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized Maryland onetime public health Source Type: news

Risk Factors for Postoperative Recurrence in Crohn's Disease Risk Factors for Postoperative Recurrence in Crohn's Disease
This study aimed to identify predictors of postoperative endoscopic recurrence in Crohn's disease patients who have undergone ileocolonic resection.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Reporters invited to attend leading IBD meeting: Crohn's & Colitis Congress ®
(American Gastroenterological Association) The Crohn's& Colitis Congress, the premier conference for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) health care providers and researchers, invites media to register for the 2019 meeting. A partnership of the Crohn's& Colitis Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the Congress will disseminate the latest research and care strategies to ultimately improve the lives of the estimated 3 million Americans living with IBD. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Best foods for a Crohn's disease flare-up
In a person with Crohn's disease, a flare-up can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain, and a loss of appetite. Eating the right foods during a flare-up can help ease symptoms and speed recovery. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Woman, 32, is expecting a miracle baby after being told her scars would prevent it
Sarah Seddon, 32, from Grimsby, was told she wouldn't be able to have IVF because of scarring caused by infections and numerous surgeries for her Crohn's disease, but she is now pregnant. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inflammation can lead to circadian sleep disorders
(Northwestern University) Inflammation, which is the root cause of autoimmune disorders including arthritis, type 1 diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn's disease, has unexpected effects on body clock function and can lead to sleep and shiftwork-type disorders, a new Northwestern Medicine study in mice found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Treating Depression May Mitigate IBD Risk, Study Shows Treating Depression May Mitigate IBD Risk, Study Shows
Patients with depression are at increased risk of developing ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, but treatment with antidepressants may offer some protection.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

MRI could play role in curing digestive disorders
Relief may finally be near for people who experience significant abdominal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 10 top tips on best use of MR enterography in small bowel Combo MRI scans show how stomach tells brain it's full PET/MR enterography offers potential in Crohn's disease Brain fMRI shows negative effect of fructose on eating habits MRI shows benefits of Mediterranean diet on the brain (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can Crohn's disease be fatal?
Crohn ’s disease is a long-term condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract. People do not usually die from the disease, but it can increase the risk of severe or fatal complications. In this article, learn about life-threatening complications of Crohn’s disease, including their symptoms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Who Stole the Giant Inflatable Colon?
The University of Kansas Cancer Center is asking for the public's help to crack the case of a stolen colon. Well, a stolen inflatable colon, that is.  The 150-pound, 10-foot-long inflatable colon was taken from the back of a pickup truck last week and is worth $4,000. Naturally, the missing colon has been the butt of many jokes, and #StolenColon has been trending on Twitter, but to the staff at the Cancer Center, the theft is no laughing matter. The inflatable colon is used to help teach people about colon cancer. The organization ships the colon to run/walk events across the Midwest for...
Source: MDDI - October 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cannabis relieves symptoms in Crohn's disease
Cannabis oil relieves symptoms and improves quality of life in people with Crohn's disease even though it has no impact on gut inflammation, study reveals. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

SetPoint Strikes a (Vagus) Nerve With Arthritis Patients
SetPoint Medical is looking to shake up the way rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is treated. The Valencia, CA-based company has completed enrollment for a pilot IDE that will evaluate its bioelectronic device to treat patients with drug refractory RA. “[Enrollment completion] is coming on the back of two studies we did in Europe previously,” Murthy Simhambhatla, PhD, CEO of SetPoint Medical, told MD+DI. "These studies were not done with our device, but with an off-the shelf device we programmed with our pulse parameters. One was in RA the other in Crohn’s Disease. We saw ...
Source: MDDI - October 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Digital Health Source Type: news

Cannabis improves symptoms of Crohn's disease despite having no effect on gut inflammation
(Spink Health) In a randomized, placebo-controlled study, researchers from Israel have shown that cannabis can produce clinical remission in up to 65 percent of individuals after eight weeks of treatment, but that this improvement does not appear to result from a dampening down of the underlying inflammatory process. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Increased mortality in children with inflammatory bowel disease
(Karolinska Institutet) Children who develop inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease) have an increased risk of death, both in childhood and later in life, a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the journal Gastroenterology reports. It is therefore important that patients who are diagnosed as children are carefully monitored, argue the researchers behind the study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Marker may help target treatments for Crohn's patients
(Cornell University) Crohn's disease has emerged as a global disease, with rates steadily increasing over the last 50 years. Experts have long suspected that CD likely represents a collection of related but slightly different disorders, but until now it has not been possible to predict accurately which subtype of CD a patient is likely to develop. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Relieve symptoms of Crohn's disease with these dietary recommendations
(Natural News) The human body still holds mysteries that modern science has yet to comprehend — one of which is the exact cause of Crohn’s disease. In the U.S., around three million adults suffer from inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Best medications for treating diarrhea in Crohn's disease
Diarrhea is common in Crohn ’s disease and can come on suddenly, greatly interfering with a person’s daily life. Here, we look at the different anti-diarrheal medications that may help people with Crohn’s who experience diarrhea. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Real-world Efficacy of Vedolizumab for the Treatment of IBD Real-world Efficacy of Vedolizumab for the Treatment of IBD
This study evaluated clinical and objective response and remission rates with vedolizumab for treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in a large, real world cohort.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

J & amp;J blockbuster find late-stage trial success in chronic bowel disease study
Stelara was previously approved for psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and Crohn's disease (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - October 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to expect from Crohn's infusions
Crohn's infusions are medications called biologics that can help reduce Crohn's symptoms. Learn about the types of Crohn's infusions, the side effects, and what to expect. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Differences between lactose intolerance and Crohn's disease
Crohn ’s disease and lactose intolerance both affect the digestive system and cause some of the same symptoms, such as diarrhea and abdominal pain. However, these two conditions also have their own specific symptoms and differ in their causes, risks factors, diagnosis, and treatment. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Crohn's Disease vs. Ulcerative Colitis (UC)
Title: Crohn's Disease vs. Ulcerative Colitis (UC)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/5/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - October 5, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are probiotics good or bad for Crohn's disease?
Researchers are increasingly looking into whether probiotics can help reduce symptoms for people with inflammatory bowel diseases, including Crohn's disease. In this article, we look at the possible benefits and risks, as well as what the current research concludes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Determining cell fate and the onset of Crohn's disease
(University of Houston) With a $2.3 million grant, University of Houston biologist Seema Khurana will monitor cellular cross talk, looking for new targets for drug development that could push Crohn's disease into remission. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Crohn's mouth ulcers: What to know
People with Crohn ’s disease may be more prone to mouth ulcers. Learn about the reasons why in this article. We also cover possible treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ileostomy: Everything you need to know
In an ileostomy, a surgeon connects the lower part of the small intestine to an opening in the wall of the abdomen. This procedure allows stool to exit the body without passing through damaged portions of the bowel. Here, we describe ileostomy surgery, including preparation, recovery, and lifestyle adjustments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Crohn's disease surgery: What to know
While surgery cannot cure Crohn's disease, it can help reduce a person's symptoms and prevent life-threatening complications. In this article, learn about the different types of Crohn's disease surgery, how to prepare, and what to expect from recovery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about Accutane and Crohn's
Some cases studies have identified a possible link between Accutane, an acne medication, and the development of Crohn ’s disease. Does this medication increase a person’s risk? We look at the research. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Signs and symptoms of Crohn's disease in women
Crohn's disease is equally common in men and women but can affect them differently. In this article, learn about four symptoms of Crohn's disease in females. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Chronic bowel inflammation is treatable with insulin
Chronic bowel inflammation may be treatable with insulin, according to research published in theJournal of Crohn's and Colitis.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 27, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Scientists discover what drives inflammation in IBD
The identification of a protein that regulates the mechanism behind gut inflammation in IBD should lead to better diagnosis and personalized treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Detecting epigenetic signature may help people stay ahead of IBD
(Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center) With an estimated 1.6 million people in the US dealing with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), physicians can have a hard time telling which newly diagnosed patients have a high risk of severe inflammation or what therapies will be most effective. Now researchers report in the journal JCI Insights finding an epigenetic signature in patient cells that appears to predict inflammation risk in a serious type of IBD called Crohn's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the stages of Crohn's disease?
Crohn's disease causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract. Although Crohn's disease tends to get worse over time, symptoms can vary considerably and may sometimes disappear for weeks or even years. For this reason, doctors usually do not classify Crohn's into different stages. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best foods to avoid during a Crohn's disease flare-up?
The symptoms of Crohn ’s disease can worsen after eating certain foods, while other foods can help improve symptoms. The best foods to eat and avoid differ during a flare-up, however. We look at foods that people with Crohn’s should avoid during a flare-up, along with other diet tips for managing the disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about Ally's Law
Ally ’s Law, or the Restroom Access Act, allows people with certain medical conditions to access a restroom if they have an urgent need to use one. These conditions include types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease. Learn more about the history of Ally’s Law, where it appli es, and how to use it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is there a cure for Crohn's disease?
Crohn's disease is a chronic disease for which there is currently no cure. Researchers are looking into specific bacteria, the microbiome, and inflammation to try to find a cure. For now, the goal of treatment is to relieve and reduce symptoms. Learn more about the latest developments in Crohn's disease treatment here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Vasculitis: A Link with IBD? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- High rates of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis seen in patients with giant cell arteritis (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 14, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news