The Truth About Common Digestive Health Fears
Everyone experiences digestive problems now and then, and they’re nobody’s idea of a good time. In a survey of nearly 72,000 adults in the U.S., 61% reported having had at least one gastrointestinal (GI) symptom over the previous week, and within that group, 58% said they’d had two or more GI symptoms over the past week, according to a study in a 2018 issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Because symptoms like constipation, heartburn, and abdominal pain are generally vague and often don’t have an obvious cause, those suffering tend to fear the worst. “People get very concerned abo...
Source: TIME: Health - March 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Colino Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Can Alcohol Cause a Crohn's Flare-Up?
Title: Can Alcohol Cause a Crohn ' s Flare-Up?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/14/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/14/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - March 14, 2022 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Do Alcoholics Get Crohn's Disease?
Title: Do Alcoholics Get Crohn ' s Disease?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/10/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/10/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - March 10, 2022 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Ustekinumab or Vedolizumab in Patient's With Crohn's Disease Ustekinumab or Vedolizumab in Patient's With Crohn's Disease
This study indicates that in patients with Crohn ' s disease refractory to anti-TNF, ustekinumab is more effective than vedolizumab as maintenance treatment.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

What We Know About Leaky Gut Syndrome
Most of your internal organs are comfortably well protected from the outside world. But the gastrointestinal tract—or more precisely, the inside of the gastrointestinal tract—comes in contact with items from the outside world every day. The foods you eat enter the body via the mouth, travel to the stomach, where they’re partially digested, and move on to the intestines, where the real work of extracting the nutrients and energy we need to live and thrive takes place. The system usually works quite well, but for some folks, it can spring leaks—just as any well-used plumbing system might. These tiny l...
Source: TIME: Health - March 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elaine K. Howley Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Endoscopic Healing of Crohn's Disease Could Differ by Biologic Endoscopic Healing of Crohn's Disease Could Differ by Biologic
Infliximab biosimilar and adalimumab resulted in better endoscopic healing rates than either vedolizumab or ustekinumab in a post hoc pooled analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - March 3, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Inflammatory bowel disease in kids raises lifetime cancer risk, study finds
Children diagnosed with inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, are more than twice as likely to develop cancers later in life compared with others, a JAMA Network Open analysis found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two Studies Shed Light on IBD Treatment After Anti-TNF Failure Two Studies Shed Light on IBD Treatment After Anti-TNF Failure
Separate studies compared vedolizumab with tofacitinib in ulcerative colitis and to ustekinumab in Crohn ' s disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Meta-Analysis Favors SubQ Infliximab Over Vedolizumab in Crohn's Meta-Analysis Favors SubQ Infliximab Over Vedolizumab in Crohn's
Researchers evaluated results of seven major studies to compare efficacy and safety of the two agents in Crohn ' s disease and ulcerative colitis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - February 23, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Perceived Cancer Risk From Colitis-Related Dysplasia Varies by Clinician
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 16, 2022 -- Perceptions of cancer risk for colitis-associated dysplasia vary widely among clinicians, according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of Crohn ' s and Colitis. Misha Kabir, M.B.B.S., from Imperial... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Considerations Are There in Prescribing a Medical Cannabis Card?
Discussion Cannabis is a plant which has many pharmacologically active compounds with THC or tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol (CBD) being the most studied. For this case, medical cannabis will be used to describe different forms of the plant used to pharmacologically treat a variety of medical conditions. Medical cannabis has been proposed and mainly studied in adult populations. Qualifying conditions for use of medical cannabis in this author’s US state currently include: ” Cancer – if the illness or its treatment produces one or more of the following: severe or chronic pain, nausea or severe vomitin...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 31, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Certain Dietary Patterns May Raise Risk for Developing IBD
FRIDAY, Jan. 28, 2022 -- Dietary patterns are associated with the risk for developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), with an increased risk for Crohn disease (CD) seen in association with a Western dietary pattern and an increased risk for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gastro Journal Issues Expressions of Concern on 40 Probiotic Articles Gastro Journal Issues Expressions of Concern on 40 Probiotic Articles
The articles appeared in the Journal of Crohn ' s and Colitis, the official journal of the European Crohn ' s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) and date back to 2007.Retraction Watch (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 26, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Crohn’s disease: The foods that can trigger your symptoms – what to avoid
CROHN'S disease is a painful condition directly impacted by certain foods. With this in mind, what can and what can't you eat? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health: Stress may contribute to flare-ups of Crohn's disease by weakening the innate immune system
Working with mice, researchers from McMaster University in Canada found that stress hormones could suppress the rodents' innate immune system and leave them vulnerable. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news