Crohn’s disease can cause abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss, anemia, and fatigue. Some people may be symptom free most of their lives, while others can have severe chronic symptoms that never go away.
Robert Hill’s Living with Crohn’s Story from Diagnosis to Summit, 2008, Robert Hill attempted to summit Mount Everest to raise awareness of Crohn’s disease.
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory condition limited to the colon fits into the category of digestive diseases.
Speaking Up About Uncomfortable Condition, Bowels, especially those that don’t function properly, are not a popular topic of conversation.
May 19 World IBD Day. World Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day. A day when IBD patients, their supporters and IBD organizations worldwide join hands to raise visibility and awareness
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 […]
Crohn’s study gets major funding boost, CALGARY- A research study investigating a disease that affects 200,000 Canadians has gotten some major backing. A private foundation in the United States has donated $6 million to the Canadian-led study, while Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada is kicking in $4 million. The investment will go towards the […]
Ben Morrison Crohn’s Disease Center Stage, Mediaplanet: What were the signs that lead to your diagnosis? Ben Morrison: While the diagnosis for Crohn’s is typically a long and grueling process mine was pretty much overnight. As initial symptoms can resemble severe, constant indigestion there is a host of afflictions that need be ruled out before […]
Takeda’s Inflammatory Bowel Medicine Wins EU Regulatory Backing, A European Medicines Agency committee backed Takeda Pharmaceutica
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Identifying Genetic Defect, Is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) caused by genetics, diet, past trauma, anxiety? All are thought to play a role, but now, for the first time, researchers have reported a defined genetic defect that causes a subset of IBS. The research was published in the journal Gastroenterology. Researchers estimate that […]