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New Treatment Could Ease Bowel Pains from Crohns and Colitis

New Treatment Could Ease Bowel Pains from Crohns and Colitis People who suffer from Crohn’s disease or colitis might have some relief soon according to two new findings. Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that afflicts any part of the gastrointestinal tract, which extends from the mouth to the anus. Symptoms generally […]

AbbVie, Galapagos extend JAK1 pact into Crohn’s Disease

AbbVie ($ABBV) has made meds for inflammatory gastrointestinal ills a major theme of its deal-making activities this week. The North Chicago, IL-based drug giant and Belgium’s Galapagos ($GLPG) have agreed to expand their collaboration on an oral JAK1 inhibitor to include Crohn’s disease. Galapagos plans to fund and launch a midstage study of the compound, […]

How does fibrosis occur in Crohn’s disease

How does fibrosis occur in Crohn’s disease New research has shown that a protein, known as IL-13, could be the key to the development of fibrosis in Crohn’s disease. This breakthrough could help to advance new medicines to treat people suffering with the disease. Crohn’s disease is a chronic, debilitating condition characterised by inflammation and […]

Nicole Moscowitz Running to help cure Crohn’s

Most of the 25,000 participants in Sunday’s ING Miami Marathon and Half Marathon will be running to attain the personal goal of a time on the clock. But Nicole Moscowitz is one of thousands who will be running on behalf of someone else. Whenever she feels sore or tired during her 13.1-mile race, she will […]

Study Links Gene to Gut Flora and Crohn s Disease

Study Links Gene to Gut Flora and Crohn's DiseaseYahoo! News (blog)A research team consisting of scientists from two countries has completed a study showing a relationship between a gene and the makeup of gastrointestinal bacteria, a suspected culp…

Teen raising awareness, funds after diagnosis of Crohn’s disease

Las Vegas Review-JournalR-JENERATION: Teen raising awareness, funds after diagnosis of Crohn's diseaseLas Vegas Review-JournalAccording to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Crohn's disease, which causes chronic inflammation of …

Genetic Links Found for Gastrointestinal Diseases

Genetic Links Found for Gastrointestinal DiseasesHarvard CrimsonA study published recently in Nature found new genetic links between Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, two autoimmune gut diseases that affect as many as 1.4 million people in th…

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