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Lipid Therapeutics Successful Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis

Lipid Therapeutics Successfully Files a US IND for LT-02, a Novel Barrier Function Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis HEIDELBERG, Germany, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — IND paves the way for the US element of a global Phase III development program with LT-02 in conjunction with European licensee Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH, whose pivotal study will start […]

Celebs with Crohn’s disease

Here are 11 people who achieved celebrity for their deeds—not their Crohn’s disease diagnosis—and how they dealt with the condition. Cynthia McFadden ABC News correspondent McFadden first experienced the excruciating pain of Crohn’s disease, which her friends euphemistically dubbed “George,” in her sophomore year of college. “They weren’t going to say, ‘Did you have 15 […]

Unexpected and Engaging Public Service Announcement

Unexpected and Engaging Public Service Announcement Raises Awareness for …MarketWatch (press release)NEW YORK, Jan 08, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — Known collectively as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), Crohn's disease and ulcerative col…

RedHill Biopharma Announces New US Patent

RedHill Biopharma Announces Issuance of New US Patent and Provides …MarketWatch (press release)In addition to the MAP US Study which is designed to provide insights into safety and efficacy of RHB-104 and initial assessment of the role of MAP in Croh…

Ulcerative Colitis First Patient in Phase 2 Trial RPC1063

Receptos Doses First Patient in Phase 2 Trial for RPC1063 in Ulcerative ColitisPR Newswire (press release)"RPC1063 not only has the potential to demonstrate efficacy in both induction and maintenance therapy for ulcerative colitis, but could repre…

Crohn’s Disease Means Lifelong Battle

Crohn’s Disease Means Lifelong Battle

Crohn’s Disease Means Lifelong Battle., (CNN) — Carrie Johnson is representing the United States at the 2012 Olympics in pursuit of the gold medal in women’s kayaking. But while she battles for the gold, Johnson is fighting another battle: with Crohn’s disease, one of the two most common inflammatory bowel diseases, according to the U.S. […]



Sulfasalazine (brand name Azulfidine in the U.S., Traveling Precautions Speak with your doctor about what precautions you might take against traveler’s diarrhea. Some doctors will provide a prescription for a supply of antibiotics to be taken if you develop diarrhea, rectal bleeding, and fever. However, the best treatment is prevention by being careful. Salazopyrin and Sulazine […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Linked Bacteria Stomach Overgrowth

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Linked Bacteria Stomach Overgrowth An abundance of harmful bacteria inside the digestive tract have been definitively associated with irritable bowel syndrome, inside the outcomes of a completely new Cedars-Sinai research which utilized cultures from the small bowel. This is actually the first research to make use of this “gold standard” procedure for […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children

Is your little one struggling with Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a digestive disorder that causes abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, gas, or a combination of the above. IBS occurs in people of all ages, including children. Some children may have diarrhea as a dominant symptom, while others may have constipation […]

Find a Physician

Whether you are moving or just seeking a new doctor, the resources below will help you search for doctors and specialists in your community. To find a general practitioner in Canada, word-of-mouth and your regional College of Physicians and Surgeons are the best sources. The College of Family Physicians of Canada website maintains a list of […]

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