Medical News Today: Upset stomach: Crohn's disease or something else?
An upset stomach can have many causes, including Crohn ’s disease. Read this article for more information on how to tell whether the cause of an upset stomach is Crohn’s disease or something else. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Jeff Hordley health: Emmerdale star’s chronic condition caused him ‘horrendous’ pain
JEFF HORDLEY is best known for his portrayal of Cain Dingle in the ITV soap Emmerdale, a role he has played since 2000. Throughout his time on the show, Jeff has been living with Crohn ’s disease - what the symptoms and how can the condition be treated? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does alcohol affect Crohn's disease?
Alcohol and many other foods and drinks can cause flare-ups for people with Crohn ’s disease. Here, learn more about the relationship between alcohol and Crohn’s, what the research says, and how to manage the symptoms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How blood vessel health may drive IBD
Researchers have found that blood vessels likely contribute to the development of inflammatory bowel diseases. The finding also suggests novel treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

IBD Patients Have High Exposure to Ionizing Radiation IBD Patients Have High Exposure to Ionizing Radiation
Patients in Ontario with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and particularly those with Crohn ' s disease (CD), are at risk for high exposure to ionizing radiation from abdominal computed tomography (CT) scanning, an observational study reveals.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

DDT COA #000034: Crohn ’s Disease Patient-Reported Outcomes Signs and Symptoms (CD-PRO/SS)
Office of Drug Evaluation (ODE) III Division of Gastroenterology and Inborn Error Products (DGIEP) DDT COA Number DDT COA #000034 (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 27, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Couple who met on a Crohn's support Facebook group are engaged
Chloe Meade, 25, and Rhys Thomas, 30, from Wales, connected on social media in 2015 after they both battled severe symptoms of the inflammatory bowel disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Association between Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Periodontal Conditions: Is There a Common Bacterial Etiology?
CONCLUSION:A number of studies have showed an association between PD and IBD. Both diseases share genetic and environmental etiological factors. The precise role of intestinal bacteria remains vague. The periodontal microbiota that might be involved in the association of these diseases are Fusobacterium nucleatum, Campylobacter rectus and Campylobacter concisus. Fungal and viral microbiota dysbiosis should also be evaluated as common pathogenic pathways in IBD and periodontal disease. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 23, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Risk of Crohn's Disease or UC With Anti-TNFa Agents Risk of Crohn's Disease or UC With Anti-TNFa Agents
Is there an increased risk of developing de novo inflammatory bowel disease while under treatment with anti-TNF-alpha for other chronic inflammatory or immune-mediated diseases?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 18, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

B.C. expands biosimilar drug program to include treatments for Crohn's, colitis
The British Columbia government says it is expanding its substitute drug program to include 1,700 patients with diseases such as Crohn's and colitis. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

NHS saves £300MILLION in a year by telling doctors to stop giving out expensive branded medications
Hospitals spent £290million on adalimumab - a drug primarily used to treat arthritis but also given to patients with Crohn's disease - in 2018/19. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These are the top 25 costliest prescription drugs for Oregon insurers
Humira is the best-selling medicine in the world and a gold mine for drug maker AbbVie, bringing in $4.87 billion in revenue globally in the second quarter. The drug, which treats rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease, costs upwards of $60,000 a year. So it may come as no surprise that Humira is on the list of the 25 most costly drugs for Oregon health insurers in 2018. The combined list is based on the rankings submitted by nine insurance comp anies and takes into account total annual spending,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 20, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Children who have Crohn's or colitis 'are 60% more likely to be diagnosed with anxiety'
Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden analysed data from 6,400 children, tracking them for an average of nine years. The results were published in JAMA Pediatrics. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Immune system pathway may be key to Crohn's disease treatment
A new study looks at the interaction between a specific protein and a type of receptor. Blocking this specific pathway may help treat Crohn's. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Internal Spray Developed At Harvard Could Heal Gut Wounds
BOSTON (CBS) – Local researchers have developed a novel approach to help heal wounds “inside” the body. If you get a cut or a scratch on your skin, you can simply cover it with a bandage to help it heal, but there is no such remedy for wounds in the gut because it’s coated with a layer of mucus that prevents bandages from sticking. Now, researchers at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University are using gut bacteria to produce a probiotic hydrogel which could be sprayed onto a wound in the intestine to form a seal – like a spray-on bandage for the gut. This technology could one day be used to tr...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Harvard University Source Type: news