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2013-07-31 23:32:47

Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis More Common Amongst Ashkenazi Jews New York, New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Individuals seeking to learn about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD) can self-educate at GeneSights, the free online education resource presented by the Program for Jewish Genetic Health of Yeshiva University/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. IBD affects more than 1.4 million Americans and its prevalence...

2013-06-27 08:29:22

-- Industry and Academic Teams Converge to Focus on the Discovery of Next Generation Therapeutic Solutions for the More Than Five Million People Affected by Inflammatory Bowel Disease Worldwide1 -- SPRING HOUSE, Pa. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Biotech, Inc. ("Janssen") and Johnson & Johnson Innovation announced today the establishment of a research alliance with The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai ("Mount Sinai") to advance the scientific...

2013-06-26 16:24:38

Innovations Symposium will bring together leading authorities to promote collaboration that will lead to a cure for Inflammatory Bowel Disease; the Foundation will highlight expected dramatic increase in funding. CHICAGO, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kenneth Rainin Foundation's Innovations Symposium will bring together the finest minds from multiple sectors in this one-day event to present their cutting-edge research. Using Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) as a lens,...

2013-06-25 19:10:06

Researchers from UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital report reasons behind the increase are unclear The largest investigation to date has found a dramatic increase in the number of hospitalizations for children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) during the past decade in the United States. The new study, published online and scheduled for the August 2013 print issue of the Journal of Investigative Medicine, found a 65 percent increase in IBD hospital discharges from 2000 to...

2013-05-22 16:24:56

- New data demonstrate a critical relationship between antibodies to adalimumab (ATA) and clinical response in IBD patients - SAN DIEGO, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, announced today the eighteen abstracts relating to its proprietary diagnostic platform were presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2013. The abstracts (see full list below) highlight Prometheus' innovative technologies aimed at...

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Is A Unique Condition
2013-04-22 05:10:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using DNA genotyping technology, researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have determined that primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a rare autoimmune disease affecting the liver, is a unique condition and not a complication of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). “Before our study, it was never quite clear whether PSC was a complication of IBD or a distinct disease in its own right. We have proven it to be a unique...

2013-02-08 10:44:20

Research is the first to shed light on how harmful gut bacteria thrive in the intestine Scientists have long puzzled over why “bad” bacteria such as E. coli can thrive in the guts of those with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), causing serious diarrhea. Now UC Davis researchers have discovered the answer–one that may be the first step toward finding new and better treatments for IBD. The researchers discovered a biological mechanism by which harmful bacteria grow, edge...

2012-12-13 12:24:26

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today its 2013 Innovator Awards Program for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). The Program supports "out-of-the-box" innovative research projects that are potentially transformative to the Foundation's efforts to diagnose, treat and/or cure IBD. The Program is open to tenure track professors (or the equivalent) at all levels from any scientific discipline and from any non-profit research...

2012-11-30 12:24:57

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today its next Innovations Symposium, which will be held on Friday, July 12, 2013 at The Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. This unique one-day symposium will bring together preeminent investigators from a variety of disciplines to present their cutting-edge research on the molecular and cellular aspects of inflammatory and stress response pathways presented in the context of Inflammatory...

2012-10-22 22:44:23

Provide new insights on Infliximab use, disease characteristics, fistulizing Crohn's disease Three separate studies presented today at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 77th Annual Scientific meeting in Las Vegas help to advance understanding of the differences between African American and Caucasian patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and provide clinicians with new insight on how racial disparities involving disease characteristics, infliximab use, and...