Psoriasis increases the risk of Crohn’s disease in women. Research revealed that women with psoriasis have a fourfold risk of developing Crohn’s disease, based on data from two large cohort studies. On the other hand, psoriasis did not increase the risk of ulcerative colitis in either cohort.
Canada recently announced the nation’s first network for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis patient care and research: Promoting Access and Care through Centres of Excellence (PACE).
The University of Calgary and the University of Alberta are leading Canadian research on treatment for inflammatory bowel disease and over the next two years are setting out to reduce one particularly problematic type of therapy. Crohn’s and Colits Canada suggests about three-quarters of patients referred to an IBD specialist are on a chronic steroid […]
a new study using software developed by Duke scientists hints that we should be paying closer attention to what omega-6 and omega-7
Being Diagnosed With Crohn’s Disease, While I look healthy, I have been living with Crohn’s Disease for seven years.
Rob Hill the founder of Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society shares his inspirational story of climbing the world’s tallest mountain to raise awareness for Crohn’s disease and ostomy.
War Inside Our Bodies Living with Inflammatory Disease, Our bodies rely on a complex immune system to keep us healthy, but for those with inflammatory disease it can feel as if their immune system has turned against them. With International Day of Immunology coming up on 29 April, Rebecca Scott talks to researchers working to […]
Viruses May Play Role in Crohn’s Disease Colitis, More research is needed to define what role they play, researcher says. Viruses may play a role in inflammatory bowel diseases, including the two most common types, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, a new study reveals. Previous research has linked these bowel diseases with a lower variety […]
Crohn’s disease advocate Byron Cowart Armwood football star, Byron Cowart, Armwood High’s celebrity football player, has every significant college football program in USA knocking at his door.
Chapel Hill boy a role model for Crohn’s disease, Lukas Stone is a third grader at Durham Academy. He’s in Cub Scouts, practices the martial art ninjutsu, enjoys playing Legos with his friends, and is a big brother to his little sister. For the past year he has also been fighting Crohn’s disease, an incurable […]