A Tool for Optimizing Vedolizumab Therapy in Crohn's Disease A Tool for Optimizing Vedolizumab Therapy in Crohn's Disease
This study extended the clinical utility of a previously validated clinical decision support tool for predicting treatment effectiveness of vedolizumab in Crohn ' s disease.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

A protein that controls inflammation
(VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology)) A study by the research team of Prof. Geert van Loo (VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research) has unraveled a critical molecular mechanism behind autoimmune and inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, and psoriasis. They discovered how the protein A20 prevents inflammation and autoimmunity, not through its enzymatic activities as has been proposed, but through a non-enzymatic mechanism. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Potential of glucocorticoids to treat intestinal inflammation during sepsis
Glucocorticoids (GCs) are steroid hormones characterized by their anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive nature. Although GCs are very commonly prescribed, in several diseases, including sepsis, their clinical treatment is hampered by side effects and by the occurrence of glucocorticoid resistance (GCR). Sepsis is defined as a life-threatening organ dysfunction, initiated by a dysregulated systemic host response to infections. With at least 19 million cases per year and a lethality rate of about 25%, sepsis is one of the most urgent unmet medical needs. The gut is critically affected during sepsis and is considered as a d...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ultrasound predicts which kids benefit from colitis meds
Bowel ultrasound scans may be able to predict which children need second-line...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cinematic rendering complements CT in diagnosing colitis Immuno-PET could aid patients with inflammatory diseases 3 ways cinematic rendering can bolster colon evaluation CEUS can aid assessment of Crohn's disease activity PET/CT enhances detection of inflammatory bowel disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 6, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer screening
If you have inflammatory bowel disease, you may be worried about colon cancer. Inflammatory bowel disease, which includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, is an umbrella term used to describe disorders that involve chronic inflammation of your digestive tract. It's important to understand that while inflammatory bowel disease increases your risk of colon cancer, it doesn't necessarily [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 5, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Lipid Profiles Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Lipid Profiles
The population-based study evaluated the association of developing IBD with serum lipid profiles. Did Crohn ' s disease and ulcerative colitis patients differ in their profile characteristics?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Crohn's disease nearly destroyed Tom Speight's career just as it was taking off 
Singer-songwriter Tom Speight, 33, is one of 115,000 Britons who have Crohn's disease, a condition in which the lining of the digestive system becomes inflamed and often ulcerated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dynamo: How Crohn's made me '150% better at magic'
The magician recalls how his poor health nearly robbed him of the use of his hands to perform. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vedolizumab and Malignancy Incidence Vedolizumab and Malignancy Incidence
This study analyzed the long-term incidence of malignancy with vedolizumab, a gut-selective antibody approved to treat moderate-to-severe Crohn ' s disease and ulcerative colitis in adults.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

IBD Diagnoses Rising in Children IBD Diagnoses Rising in Children
Advances in anti-TNF drugs will be in the spotlight at the upcoming Crohn ' s and Colitis Congress. One expert believes a cure will come in the lifetime of some of the children he currently treats.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Fungal Alterations in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Fungal Alterations in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
This review explores the role of gut fungi in patients with Crohn ' s disease and ulcerative colitis. Might modulation of the fungal microbiota present a therapeutic opportunity for IBD?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Crohn's Disease
Title: Crohn's DiseaseCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 14, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Stopping Anti-TNF Therapy in Perianal Crohn's Disease Stopping Anti-TNF Therapy in Perianal Crohn's Disease
Does stopping anti-TNF therapy in patients with perianal Crohn ' s disease result in relapse?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about Crohn's and the eyes
Although most Crohn's disease symptoms involve the gut, the condition can also affect the eyes. Learn more about eye-related Crohn's symptoms here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Doctors warn Crohn's, arthritis patients will pay a price as Alberta pulls drug funding
Doctors say 2,000 patients in Alberta will pay a price with the government's plan to stop funding Remicade, a drug used to treat people with Crohn's and colitis. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news