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2010-08-04 10:14:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today the recipients of its 2010 Innovator Awards Program for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Each team of investigators will receive a $100K one-year grant in support of their respective innovative research projects. The 2010 Innovator Awards Program recipients are: Andrew S. Neish, M.D., Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, and Julie A. Champion, Georgia Institute of Technology,...

2010-08-02 07:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- N30 Pharmaceuticals, LLC today announced the approval of its Investigational New Drug Application for N6022 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. N6022, a first-in-class inhibitor of s-nitrosoglutathione reductase (GSNOR), has the potential to be an important new treatment for acute exacerbations of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). N30 Pharma will now begin a first-in-man, Phase 1, dose...

2010-07-07 14:57:18

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a disease of the gastrointestinal tract, mainly the intestines that may occur in the people who have genetic potential with a contribution of environmental factors. There has been no definitive medical treatment and drugs usually help the symptoms just to relieve. Local anesthetics are used to locally desensitize the tissues to allow surgical interventions. However, their mechanism of action is based on their potential to inhibit neuronal activity in the...

2010-06-24 15:39:33

C-reactive protein (CRP) is used to assess disease activity in diverse inflammatory disorders including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). However, in IBD, a significant number of patients present with low CRP levels despite clinically active disease. In paediatric patients with IBD the performance of CRP is an understudied area. High-sensitivity CRP (hs-CRP) measures CRP levels that were previously thought to be under the detection limit. In paediatric IBD, this kind of highly sensitive...

2010-06-22 13:15:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A guide for vaccinating the Inflammatory Bowel Disease patient, and studies looking at the impact of a gluten-free diet on adults with celiac disease and the relationship between cognitive factors and treatment response in patients with functional bowel disorders, like IBS, are among the highlights of the June issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Although advances in therapies for IBD patients have increased the number of...

2010-06-02 17:12:28

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a disease of the gastrointestinal tract, mainly the intestines that may occur in the people who have genetic potential with a contribution of environmental factors. There has been no definitive medical treatment and drugs usually help the symptoms just to relieve. Local anesthetics are used to locally desensitize the tissues to allow surgical interventions. However, their mechanism of action is based on their potential to inhibit neuronal activity in the...

2010-05-27 07:00:00

ACG Experts Provide Insight on New IBD Therapies, Pregnancy and Pediatric Patient Concerns BETHESDA, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Gastroenterology announced the release of a new podcast series, "Audio Q&A on Inflammatory Bowel Disease," featuring ACG experts answering questions on topics of most concern to IBD patients, their caregivers and loved ones. In recognition of World Digestive Health Day--2010 the Year of IBD, the College's new podcasts emphasize...

2010-05-19 07:00:00

ACG Marks World IBD Day, World Digestive Health Day 2010 with Emphasis on Living Well BETHESDA, Md., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Gastroenterology announces its support of World IBD Day and World Digestive Health Day, global awareness efforts that are bringing physician and patient groups together to raise awareness for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). With an emphasis on helping patients live well despite their IBD, the ACG is making the latest ACG practice...

2010-05-03 07:30:00

ATLANTA, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB and the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Working Group (IBDWG) today announced the five recipients of the 2010 Research Awards in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) for Gastroenterology (GI) Fellows, each of whom will receive a one-year $40,000 research grant for their original clinical or basic research. The recipients were selected by the IBDWG Steering Committee and the awards were funded by a grant from UCB, Inc. A reception honoring the recipients will be...

2010-04-28 08:00:00

BETHESDA, Md. and BOWIE, Md., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and MedAssurant, Inc., announce the launch of the largest patient registry in the GI field, the AGA Digestive Health Outcomes Registry(TM). The AGA Registry captures data and tracks outcomes related to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and colorectal cancer (CRC) prevention. Unique in the history of registry launches, the registry starts with a foundation of clinical data from more...


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