Latest Crohn's disease Stories
People suffering from ulcerative colitis may be getting some new relief due to a decision by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to open a new drug to help alleviate symptoms.
A Massachusetts-based biopharmaceutical company is developing a new treatment for autoimmune diseases from a parasite found in pig feces.
Parents with children nine years old and older who have Crohn disease should ask their children's doctor about MR enterography as a replacement for small bowel x-rays or CT enterography.
Adalimumab (an anti-tumor necrosis factor [TNF] antibody) is effective in maintaining remission in certain pediatric patients with Crohn's disease.
Results from a study conducted at Georgia State University suggest that a "fight" between bacteria normally living in the intestines and the immune system, kicked off by another type of bacteria, may be linked to two types of chronic disease.
A naturally occurring protein called TLR1 plays a critical role in protecting the body from illnesses caused by eating undercooked pork or drinking contaminated water.
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