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Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids
Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may be driving forceSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer in Children, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ulcerative Colitis Quiz: Diet, Symptoms & Treatment
Title: Ulcerative Colitis Quiz: Diet, Symptoms& TreatmentCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 12/18/2012 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 1:04:13 PM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 20, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

The Efficacy of Probiotics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease The Efficacy of Probiotics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
This study examined the efficacy of probiotics in inducing and maintaining remission in ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease, as well as preventing relapse in post-operative CD.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Risk for Pouch Cancer Not Elevated After Ileal Pouch-anal Anastomosis for UC Risk for Pouch Cancer Not Elevated After Ileal Pouch-anal Anastomosis for UC
Patients who undergo ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) after colorectal excision for ulcerative colitis (UC) do not have an increased risk of pouch or extraintestinal cancers, researchers from Denmark report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Asthma Tied to Later Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Findings for Crohn's and early - or late - onset ulcerative colitis (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 25, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Ulcerative colitis breakthrough: THIS test for bowel disease could revolutionise diagnosis
ULCERATIVE colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease - a condition which causes inflammation of the bowel and painful symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fecal Transplantation for Remission of Ulcerative Colitis Fecal Transplantation for Remission of Ulcerative Colitis
Fecal microbiota transplantation is emerging as a novel therapy for the induction of remission in active ulcerative colitis.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Blood test for colitis screening using infrared technology could reduce dependence on colonoscopy
(Georgia State University) A fast, simple blood test for ulcerative colitis using infrared spectroscopy could provide a cheaper, less invasive alternative for screening compared to colonoscopy, which is now the predominant test, according to a study between the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Takeda submits NDA for Vedolizumab to treat moderate-to-severe UC in Japan
Takeda Pharmaceutical has filed a new drug application (NDA) for vedolizumab with Japan ’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare to treat adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC). (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NIH grant to biomedical scientist will advance research on inflammatory bowel disease
(University of California - Riverside) Declan McCole, a biomedical scientist at the University of California, Riverside, has received a $1.83 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify how the loss of a protective barrier in the intestine contributes to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IBD is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestine that includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ulcerative Colitis vs. Crohn ’s Disease – Similarities And Differences
Under normal circumstances, our immune system does its job of protecting the body from infection. However, in people who (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis symptoms: What is inflammatory bowel disease?
CROHN'S disease and Ulcerative Colitis are the two main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, affecting more than 300,000 people in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Living on a farm found to drastically reduce the risk of inflammatory bowel disease
(Natural News) A Canadian study concludes, yet again, that urbanization influences the development of intestinal microbiomes. The gut bacteria plays a direct role in the occurrence of illnesses such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. These are lifelong conditions which can cause chronic diarrhea, bloody stool, weight loss, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Country Kids Less Likely to Develop Bowel Disease Than Their City Cousins
Rural living may have protective effect, Canadian study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Crohn's Disease, Rural Health Concerns, Ulcerative Colitis (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod for its ulcerative colitis drug
The company has received final approval from the USFDA for Mesalamine delayed-release tablets in the strength of 800 mg, Zydus Cadila said in a statement. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck launches biosimilar version of J & J blockbuster Remicade
Merck and Co. Inc. on Monday became the second pharmaceutical company to launch a biosimilar version of Remicade, a drug that generates billions of dollars a year in sales for Johnson& Johnson. Renflexis, the Merck biosimilar product, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration on April 21 as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and ankylosing spondylitis. It is the first medicine available in the United States under a global biosimilars develop ment and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 24, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Woman with ulcerative colitis learns to love body again
Erin Goodwin, 35, from Western Australia, shared her story of living with Ulcerative Colitis and an ostomy bag with FEMAIL. She has come to terms with it, after struggling with her confidence. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crohn's Disease vs. Ulcerative Colitis (UC): Differences and Similarities
Title: Crohn's Disease vs. Ulcerative Colitis (UC): Differences and SimilaritiesCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 24, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Woman ostomy bag confidence love body ulcerative colitis
Erin Goodwin, 35, from Western Australia, shared her story of living with Ulcerative Colitis and an ostomy bag with FEMAIL. She has come to terms with it, after struggling with her confidence. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Conditions is Erythema Nodosum Associated With?
Patient Presentation A 12-year-old male came to clinic with a history of 3-4 days of painful bruising on his shin and lower arms. He had Streptocococcal pharyngitis diagnosed by rapid strep testing approximately 4 weeks previously and had taken all of his amoxicillin antibiotic per his parents. He had recovered without any problems until 3-4 days ago when his legs and arms started to have painful bruises along the shins and lower arms. They were raised, red/purple and painful mainly in the center of the lesions. He denied pain elsewhere nor any fever (Tmax was 99.5F), chills, sweats, weight loss, joint stiffness, abdomina...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 24, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

US FDA accepts Pfizer ’s sNDA for Xeljanz to treat ulcerative colitis
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing Pfizer ’s supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Xeljanz (tofacitinib citrate), an investigational oral solution to treat adult patients affected with moderately to severely activ… (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - July 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Probiotics May Have Benefits for UC, but Not Crohn's Probiotics May Have Benefits for UC, but Not Crohn's
A probiotic called VSL#3 may be effective in inducing remission in active ulcerative colitis (UC), according to findings from a new systematic review and meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 11, 2017 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Scientists Spot Genes Behind Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis
Title: Scientists Spot Genes Behind Crohn's, Ulcerative ColitisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/29/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 30, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Scientists Spot Genes Behind Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis
Large study finds key mutations that may be tied to raised risk for inflammatory bowel disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Crohn's Disease, Digestive Diseases, Genes and Gene Therapy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists Spot Genes Behind Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis
THURSDAY, June 29, 2017 -- Researchers say they've come closer to pinpointing genes linked with inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's and ulcerative colitis. For the study, the investigators examined the genomes of nearly 68,000 people. Of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 29, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Anti-TNFs: More Complications After Restorative UC Surgery Anti-TNFs: More Complications After Restorative UC Surgery
Preoperative anti-TNF therapy is associated with increased postoperative complications in ulcerative colitis (UC) patients who undergo an initial restorative procedure, but not in those who undergo resection alone, researchers suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 26, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

InDex initiates enrolment for Phase IIb trial of cobitolimod to treat ulcerative colitis
Sweden-based InDex Pharmaceuticals has started patient enrolment in Phase IIb CONDUCT clinical trial of cobitolimod for treatment of patients with ulcerative colitis. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - June 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fecal Calprotectin Predicts Mucosal Healing in Ulcerative Colitis Fecal Calprotectin Predicts Mucosal Healing in Ulcerative Colitis
Fecal calprotectin levels can predict histological healing in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), a retrospective study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 15, 2017 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Biologics for Mucosal Healing in Crohn's Disease and UC Biologics for Mucosal Healing in Crohn's Disease and UC
Using mucosal healing as a therapeutic endpoint, this review aimed to determine the comparative efficacy of different classes of biologic therapy for treating Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ulcerative colitis flares: Managing and easing symptoms
What are the causes of ulcerative colitis and what are the symptoms of a flare? Learn how to manage flares, how to reduce them, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ulcerative colitis: Defining and treating pain
What is the cause of ulcerative colitis pain and how is it diagnosed? Learn about how frequent the pain may be and how to control the pain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ulcerative colitis diet: Foods to choose and avoid
What foods may be beneficial and what foods may be triggers for people with ulcerative colitis? How are problem foods identified and avoided? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Crohn's disease vs. ulcerative colitis: What is the difference?
What is Crohn's disease and what is ulcerative colitis? How are they similar and what are the differences in symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ulcerative colitis: Do probiotics help?
Probiotics are similar to the good bacteria already found in the intestines. Can eating probiotics restore the balance of bacteria in the digestive tract? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ulcerative colitis: Natural remedies for managing symptoms
What are the symptoms of ulcerative colitis? Can natural remedies manage symptoms, and what lifestyle and dietary changes are recommended. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

How The ‘Low-FODMAP Diet’ Can Help Manage Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Laura Manning, MPH, RD, CDN Clinical Nutrition Coordinator Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center at Mount Sinai Abdominal pain and a swollen belly, gas, constipation, or diarrhea—these symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affect one in seven American adults. A common gastrointestinal (GI) disorder, IBS is a long-term but not life-threatening condition. Still, it can interfere with many aspects of daily life, and is one of the top reasons for missing work. There is no specific test for IBS, so gastroenterologists typically diagnose it only after testing for and ruling out all other GI problems. We do n...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Enters Into Worldwide Exclusive License and Collaboration Agreement With Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. For The Oral Interlukin-23 Receptor Antagonist Drug Candidate For The Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Long-standing relationship between Johnson& Johnson Innovation, Janssen and Protagonist Therapeutics leads to advancement of promising oral drug candidate for Crohn ’s disease and ulcerative colitis (Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Janssen Enters Into Worldwide Exclusive License and Collaboration Agreement With Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. for Oral Interleukin-23 Receptor Antagonist Drug Candidate for the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Long-standing relationship between Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Janssen and Protagonist Therapeutics leads to advancement of promising oral drug candidate for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis HORSHAM, Pa., May 30, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Mark... Biopharmaceuticals, Licensing, Gastroenterology Janssen Pharmaceutical, Protagonist Therapeutics, Crohn's disease (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Inflammatory bowel disease symptoms - nine Crohn's and colitis tips YOU didn't know
CROHN'S disease and ulcerative colitis, the two main forms of inflammatory Bowel Disease - are thought to affect 300,000 people. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inflammatory bowel disease symptoms: Nine Crohn's and colitis tips YOU should know
CROHN'S disease and ulcerative colitis, the two main forms of inflammatory Bowel Disease - are thought to affect 300,000 people. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fecal Transplants Effective for Some With IBD Fecal Transplants Effective for Some With IBD
Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) might prove effective for some patients with inflammatory bowel disease, especially those with ulcerative colitis (UC), according to a systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Inflammatory bowel disease - THIS could help Crohn's and colitis sufferers ease symptoms
CROHN ’S and ulcerative colitis - the two main types of inflammatory bowel disease can cause painful symptoms for sufferers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK watchdog accuses Merck of restricting biosimilar competition
Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority accused Merck‘s (NYSE:MRK) European unit, Merck Sharp & Dohme, of conducting an unfair discount scheme that it said was designed to restrict competition from biosimilar copies of the company’s drug, Remicade. Remicade is an antibody drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis and Chron’s disease. It was the 1st antibody drug to face competition from copycat versions in the European markets. Biosimilar drugmakers, including South Korea’s Celltrion, have launched discounted products that are “similar” enough to Remicade ...
Source: Mass Device - May 23, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Merck Source Type: news

Majority of UC Cases Considered Mild to Moderate
Publication Date: Month 2017 Ulcerative colitis (UC) can be a significant cause of morbidity and worsen the quality of life for individuals with the disease, especially in its most severe form. In UC, the symptoms vary depending on the severity and c … (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - May 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Faces of IBD: Celebrating our patients and their caregivers
IBD nurse practitioner Caitlin Dolan educating her patient Jenna, 11 Some say it takes a village to raise a child. When it comes to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), our patients and their families depend on a “village” of caregivers — gastroenterologists, nurses, dietitians, social workers and more — to carry them through their journey. In honor of World IBD Day, May 19, we are celebrating the patients who inspire us and the dedicated Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center team that diagnose, educate and treat nearly 1,500 patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative ...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - May 19, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Maureen McCarthy Tags: Diseases & Conditions Research and Innovation Athos Bousvaros IBD Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center Scott Snapper Source Type: news

Inflammatory bowel disease symptoms: Crohn’s disease can trigger THIS unexpected pain
CROHN ’S disease and ulcerative colitis - both inflammatory bowel diseases or IBD - can cause severe pain, suffering and symptoms for sufferers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Microbes seen controlling action of host's genes
Microbes can control their animal hosts by manipulating the molecular machinery of their cells, triggering patterns of gene expression that consequently contribute to health and disease, new research shows. The work, which was conducted in zebrafish and mice cells, could have implications for human inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 17, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Microbes seen controlling action of host's genes
(Duke University) Duke researchers have shown that microbes can control their animal hosts by manipulating the molecular machinery of their cells, triggering patterns of gene expression that consequently contribute to health and disease. The work, which was conducted in zebrafish and mice cells, could have implications for human inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Key role for microRNA in inflammatory bowel disease
An international team of researchers has discovered that a microRNA produced by certain white blood cells can prevent excessive inflammation in the intestine. The study shows that synthetic versions of this microRNA can reduce intestinal inflammation in mice and suggests a new therapeutic approach to treating patients with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 9, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news