Vedolizumab Levels and Outcomes in Ulcerative Colitis Vedolizumab Levels and Outcomes in Ulcerative Colitis
This study aimed to characterize the relationship between vedolizumab exposure and response in ulcerative colitis, adjusted for variables known to affect drug clearance and serum concentration.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Aminosalicylate Use in Patients With UC on Biologics Aminosalicylate Use in Patients With UC on Biologics
Is it efficacious and cost-effective to continue aminosalicylates in patients with ulcerative colitis who have been escalated to immunosuppressants, biologics, or oral small molecules?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

New Phase 3 Stelara ® (Ustekinumab) Data Show Positive Results as Maintenance Therapy in Adults with Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer -- understanding the connection
Inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer You may be worried about the connection between inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer. It's important to understand that inflammatory bowel disease, which includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, doesn't necessarily lead to colon cancer. However, if you have Crohn's disease that affects the lower part of your large [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 8, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Recommendations Developed for Ulcerative Colitis Management
TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 -- Recommendations have been developed for management of adults with ulcerative colitis (UC); the American College of Gastroenterology clinical guideline was published online Feb. 21 in the American Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Ulcerative Colitis Guidelines Address Growing Complexity
(MedPage Today) -- Last ACG recommendations came out a decade ago, when physicians had fewer tools and treatment options (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 4, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Updated UC Guideline Adds Mucosal Healing to Treatment Goal Updated UC Guideline Adds Mucosal Healing to Treatment Goal
The American College of Gastroenterology's updated clinical guideline on the management of ulcerative colitis (UC) shifts the focus from symptom-based treatment to both symptom management and mucosal healing.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - March 4, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplementation can reduce Beck Depression Inventory scores in patients with ulcerative colitis
(Natural News) A study published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements highlights the positive effect of vitamin D supplementation on the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) scores of people with ulcerative colitis. Depression is more prevalent in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) like ulcerative colitis compared to their healthy peers, and some studies have associated vitamin D deficiency... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: True or False?
True or False: Surgical removal of the colon will cure ulcerative colitis without significant long-term sequelae. Answer and 4 more statement challenges, here.   (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - February 20, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Ted W James, MD Tags: Gastrointestinal Disorders Source Type: news

Prickly superfood: The juice of this cactus has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that reduce colon damage from ulcerative colitis
(Natural News) People with ulcerative colitis may benefit from drinking the fresh fruit juice of a cactus plant called erect prickly pear (Opuntia dillenii). In a study published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements, researchers from Sree Siddaganga College of Pharmacy in India have found that erect prickly pear fresh fruit juice can reduce colon... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patient, Doctor Communication Priorities Differ in Ulcerative Colitis
Second study highlights importance of recognizing the emotional impact of ulcerative colitis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gastroenterology, Psychiatry, Conference News, Source Type: news

Fewer Colectomy Procedures Performed Among Ulcerative Colitis Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Surveillance efforts may lead to more treatment options for this patient group (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - February 8, 2019 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Patient, Doctor Communication Priorities Differ in Ulcerative Colitis
FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 -- There is discordance in communication priorities for patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) and their gastroenterology physicians (GIs), and the emotional impact of UC should not be underestimated, according to two studies... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

When mucus can be key to treating colon and airway diseases
(Center for Genomic Regulation) New research reveals how healthy cells in our bodies produce mucins -- the main component of mucous, which protects our intestine and airway from pathogens, toxins and allergens. Scientists have already linked defects in mucins secretion to airway and colonic diseases, such as asthma or ulcerative colitis. Now, researchers at Malhotra's laboratory in Barcelona, reveal how cells control quantities of mucin released and could become a new avenue to treat several mucin-related diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Ulcerative Colitis: 5 Things to Know Ulcerative Colitis: 5 Things to Know
Dr Stephen Hanauer takes stock of the latest key data on how to manage this inflammatory bowel disease. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Article Source Type: news

' Poop Transplants' May Help Ease Painful Colitis
TUESDAY, Jan. 22, 2019 -- Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease triggering pain and bloody stools, and it can raise the odds for colon cancer. But now, research suggests that fecal transplants -- basically, delivering a healthy... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

One-Dose Malaria Tx; New Option in MS: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include treatment of multiple sclerosis, malaria treatment, overprescription of antibiotics, and fecal transplant for ulcerative colitis. (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - January 19, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Risks of leaving ulcerative colitis untreated
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that can vary in severity. If people leave it untreated, symptoms can gradually get worse and may become more difficult to treat in the future. Treatment also reduces the risk of serious complications. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ulcerative Colitis Source Type: news

Cannabis found to reduce the symptoms of IBD
(Natural News) Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) often refers to two different conditions: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. These two conditions, along with other types of IBD, are associated with painful symptoms. However, the results of a study suggest that cannabis could be used to address gut inflammation. The study, which was published in the Journal... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

uBiome Launches Research Collaboration with doc.ai to Potentially...
The leader in microbial genomics announces research collaboration with Bay Area AI-powered precision medicine startup to predict optimal food supplements for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.(PRWeb January 16, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ubiome_launches_research_collaboration_with_doc_ai_to_potentially_predict_optimal_supplements_for_crohns_disease/prweb16033352.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Donor FMT Leads to Higher UC Remission Than Autologous FMT
(MedPage Today) -- Some ulcerative colitis patients maintained remission at 12 months after donor fecal microbiota transplantation (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 15, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Fecal transplant effective against ulcerative colitis, study says
Fecal microbiota transplantation has shown success in treating patients with ulcerative colitis, researchers report. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Donor Fecal Transplant Improves Colitis in Randomized Trial Donor Fecal Transplant Improves Colitis in Randomized Trial
Fecal microbiota transplantation from pooled donor stool led to remission of ulcerative colitis in one third of participants in a controlled trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Guideline Issued for Treatment of Mild/Moderate Ulcerative Colitis
TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 -- A new clinical guideline from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) published Dec. 18 in Gastroenterology focuses on the medical management of patients with mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis (UC). To inform... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

National Geographic Takes an Interest in Organs-on-Chips Research
Biomedical researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA have caught the attention of National Geographic. The magazine published a special edition this month covering "The Future of Medicine" that highlights the innovative stem-cell science of Cedars-Sinai, showing how investigators there are seeking to use stem cells and organs-on-chips to tailor personalized medical treatments. The cover photo of the special issue features research being conducted at Cedars-Sinai in collaboration with Boston, MA-based Emulate, a startup developing a tissue-based technology designed to replicate human organ-leve...
Source: MDDI - January 11, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: R & D Source Type: news

New guideline recommendations for the treatment of mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis
(American Gastroenterological Association) Most patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) have mild-to-moderate disease characterized by periods of activity or remission, but practice variations exist in disease management. A new clinical guideline from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) published in Gastroenterology, the official journal of AGA, addresses the medical management of these patients, focusing on use of both oral and topical 5-aminosalicylates (5-ASA) medications, rectal corticosteroids and oral budesonide, to promote high-quality care for UC patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

GPR35 promotes glycolysis, proliferation, and oncogenic signaling by engaging with the sodium potassium pump
We report that the G protein–coupled receptor GPR35 interacted with the α chain of Na/K-ATPase and promotes its ion transport and Src signaling activity in a ligand-independent manner. Deletion of Gpr35 increased baseline Ca2+ to maximal levels and reduced Src activation and overall metabolic activity in macrophages and intestinal epithelial cells (IECs). In contrast, a common T108M polymorphism in GPR35 was hypermorphic and had the opposite effects to Gpr35 deletion on Src activation and metabolic activity. The T108M polymorphism is associated with ulcerative colitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis, inflamm...
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - January 1, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Schneditz, G., Elias, J. E., Pagano, E., Zaeem Cader, M., Saveljeva, S., Long, K., Mukhopadhyay, S., Arasteh, M., Lawley, T. D., Dougan, G., Bassett, A., Karlsen, T. H., Kaser, A., Kaneider, N. C. Tags: STKE Research Articles Source Type: news

Golimumab Is Detectable in Fetal Circulation Golimumab Is Detectable in Fetal Circulation
Golimumab was detected in the circulation of a fetus whose mother was being treated with the drug for ulcerative colitis, according to a case study from France.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist News Source Type: news

Medical Interventions for Moderate-to-Severe UC and HrQoL Medical Interventions for Moderate-to-Severe UC and HrQoL
This meta-analysis compared the effects of currently available biological therapies on quality of life in patients with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Inflammatory bowel disease tied to heart attack risk
(Reuters Health) - - People with inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis may be up to 12 times more likely to have a heart attack, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews 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

French hospital abandons trial asking for stool samples after being inundated
Researchers at the St Antoine Hospital in Paris were 'devastated' to have to suspend the study on how faecal transplants could be used to help patients with ulcerative colitis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

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

Medical News Today: Ulcerative colitis stool: A visual guide
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that can cause a variety of stool changes. Learn about the symptoms and possible treatment options in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ulcerative Colitis Source Type: news

IBD patients can improve their quality of life with common nettle
(Natural News) People suffering from an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, may benefit from common nettle (Urtica dioica). A study published in the Journal of Herbal Medicine suggested that common nettle can improve the quality of life of people with IBD. In the study, researchers from Iran University of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Medical News Today: Surgery for ulcerative colitis: What to know
Sometimes, medications for ulcerative colitis do not adequately control the symptoms, and a person may need surgery. Learn about the types of procedure and what to expect. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ulcerative Colitis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can ulcerative colitis be fatal?
Doctors do not usually consider ulcerative colitis (UC) to be a life-threatening condition, but it may increase a person ’s risk of some serious complications. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ulcerative Colitis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What's the link between ulcerative colitis and joint pain?
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In addition to gastrointestinal symptoms, some people with UC experience joint pain. Joint pain usually occurs with flare-ups and disappears during remission. Learn more about the link between ulcerative colitis and joint pain here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ulcerative Colitis Source Type: news

Probiotics, Fecal Transplant Promising in Ulcerative Colitis Probiotics, Fecal Transplant Promising in Ulcerative Colitis
Probiotics and fecal microbiota transplantation are effective for clinical remission and clinical response in ulcerative colitis, a meta-analytic review suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about ulcerative colitis in children
While ulcerative colitis is more common in those between the ages of 15 and 30 years old, it can also occur in children. Learn about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ulcerative Colitis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ulcerative colitis remission: What to know
People with ulcerative colitis may experience flare-ups, times when symptoms are more prominent, between periods of remission, when symptoms lessen or disappear. The goal of treatment is to keep ulcerative colitis in remission. In this article, we look at what remission is and how to prevent symptoms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ulcerative Colitis 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

Stelara a Hit in Ulcerative Colitis
(MedPage Today) -- Clinical remission achieved with two different doses of interleukin 12/23 blocker (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - October 11, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Ulcerative colitis can be treated naturally with licorice
(Natural News) Ulcerative colitis (UC) has severe consequences, particularly in children. According to a study published in Chinese Herbal Medicines, the nutrients in licorice, known as an ingredient in many sweet treats, can provide relief from UC. Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory disease that affects the bowels. It causes long-lasting ulcers along the surface of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

J & J's Stelara Succeeds in Ulcerative Colitis Study J & J's Stelara Succeeds in Ulcerative Colitis Study
Johnson& Johnson said on Tuesday its blockbuster drug Stelara (ustekinumab) was found to be effective in treating ulcerative colitis (UC) in a late-stage trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

New phase 3 data show single dose of stelara ® (ustekinumab) induces clinical remission and response in adults with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals 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

Etrasimod a Winner in Ulcerative Colitis
(MedPage Today) -- Significant changes seen at week 12 with higher dose in phase II trial (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - October 9, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news