Allegretti Wins Sherman Emerging Leader Prize
Jessica Allegretti, MD, MPH, director of the Fecal Transplant Program for the Division of Gastroenterology and director of Clinical Trials for the Crohn's and Colitis Center, won the $25,000 Sherman Emerging Leader Prize for her commitment to pushing (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - February 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Crohn Disease, Comorbidities Up Risk for Severe Pneumococcal Disease
Receipt of PCV13 alone or in combination with PPSV23 predicts fivefold reduced risk for SPD compared with no vaccination (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 29, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Crohn Disease, Comorbidities Up Risk for Severe Pneumococcal Disease
THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2021 -- For veterans with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the risk for severe pneumococcal disease (SPD) is increased with Crohn disease and with more comorbidities, and pneumococcal vaccination is associated with a reduced risk... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Happens When You Stop Taking Crohn ’s Meds?
When you have Crohn’s disease, you probably have to take medications long term. But can you stop if you’re feeling better? Here’s what you need to know. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips to Make Travel With Crohn ’s Disease Easier
Think you can’t travel because you have Crohn’s disease? Think again. Follow these tips to help make traveling with Crohn’s disease easier. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crohn ’s Disease: Hacks for Life With a Colostomy Bag
People share their advice on how to make day-to-day life with a colostomy bag more comfortable. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Kombucha Help With Crohn ’s Disease?
Some people with Crohn’s disease try kombucha to prevent or ease symptoms. Kombucha is made of tea and is high in probiotics. But will it help or hurt? (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best Exercises for Crohn ’s Disease
Should you work out if you have Crohn’s? Yes. Find out what kind of activity is best for people with this chronic condition. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

My Life With Crohn's
What’s it like to live with Crohn’s disease? One woman shares her story. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New partnership announced to develop first prognostic tests for pediatric Crohn's disease
(Crohn's& Colitis Foundation of America) The Crohn's& Colitis Foundation has entered into a partnership with LifeArc to potentially develop the first clinical lab test to predict disease course in pediatric patients with Crohn's disease and response to treatment. A prognostic test which could accurately predict which children will develop complications and identify patients most likely to benefit from anti-TNF therapy would help clinicians make effective early treatment decisions to improve outcomes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can Apps Help People With Crohn ’s?
An app may help you manage your Crohn’s disease, but there are things to keep in mind. Learn about the pros and cons of Crohn’s apps and how to choose one that’s right for you. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Device may predict inflammatory bowel flares using human sweat
A new wearable device may help people with inflammatory bowel disease, more quickly predict when flare-ups will occur, a study presented Thursday during the Crohn's& Colitis Congress found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study reveals new details about how bacterial toxins cause life-threatening colitis
FINDINGSResearch led by scientists from UCLA and Harvard University has uncovered details about how the bacterium Clostridioides difficile causes excessive inflammation in the gut that can lead to potentially deadly colitis. Studying C. difficile toxin A, one of two toxins released by the bacterium, the researchers produced two key findings.They pinpointed which part of the toxic protein can permeate cell membranes to gain entry to cellular structures called endosomes, demonstrating that even fragments of the protein that contain that key segment are capable of accessing endosomes.In addition, they revealed how the toxin m...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Pandemic leaves chronically ill without critical access to washrooms
Mapping the nearest washrooms before leaving home is routine for Remo Testini. For 14 years, he’s been living with Crohn's disease — a chronic inflammatory bowel condition that can lead to severe abdominal pain and a sudden urgent need to use a restroom, among other issues. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Her Stomach Hurt Unbearably. Her Doctors Were Baffled.
Then she remembered a story from her mother. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Sanders, M.D. Tags: Crohn ' s Disease Digestive Tract Genetics and Heredity Medicine and Health Source Type: news