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2011-06-01 00:06:48

On June 25, 2011 the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host a Zumbathon. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 On June 25, 2011 at the LifeSport Fitness Resource Center in Philadelphia, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host a Zumbathon, the nation's second event of its kind dedicated to finding cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, two painful,...

2011-05-23 22:30:56

Many people tout the beneficial effects of probiotics in preventing and/or treating several intestinal diseases, including ulcerative colitis. Although there have been few, if any, good clinical studies evaluating the clinical efficacy of probiotics, preclinical data suggest that probiotics and approaches utilizing probiotic-derived products could be effective therapies for acute and chronic gastrointestinal disorders. In this context, a team of researchers, led by Fang Yan, at Vanderbilt...

2011-05-18 00:01:30

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is hosting a live webinar for caregivers, pediatric healthcare professionals, and children and teens with Crohn's disease to address critical issues about managing and coping with disease. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 WHO: This live and interactive webinar will be of interest to children and teens with Crohn's disease, their caregivers, and healthcare professionals. WHAT: The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is hosting an...

2011-05-10 08:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott's (NYSE: ABT) HUMIRA® (adalimumab) met its primary endpoint of clinical remission in a Phase III study of adult patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis. Results were presented at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW) scientific conference in Chicago. Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and ulceration in the lining of the colon or large intestine. It is estimated...

2011-05-09 15:30:00

CHICAGO, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from a Phase 3 randomized, multicenter, open-label study demonstrated clinical response with REMICADE® (infliximab) in the treatment of pediatric patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC), and showed a safety profile consistent with previous clinical trials conducted in an adult population. The pediatric UC findings, presented today at Digestive Disease Week, showed REMICADE induced clinical response in...

2011-05-05 00:00:31

The Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host a Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis Walk on May 21, 2011 at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 On May 21, 2011 at the Philadelphia Art Museum, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis Walk, the nation's largest annual walk dedicated to finding...

2011-04-25 08:16:34

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have a greater risk of dying if they become infected with Clostridium difficile, according to a new study. IBD, which includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, causes symptoms such as abdominal pain and diarrhea. Patients with the condition are often sent to the hospital when they experience severe symptoms. The C. difficile infection is not usually fatal in people who are not already severely ill or elderly. British...

2011-04-20 13:14:56

Patients admitted to hospital with inflammatory bowel disease face a sixfold greater risk of death if they become infected with Clostridium difficile, a new study has found Patients admitted to hospital with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face a sixfold greater risk of death if they become infected with Clostridium difficile, a new study has found. The researchers say IBD patients should be screened on admission to protect them from serious illness. IBD, consisting of Crohn's disease and...

2011-04-15 11:30:00

NEW YORK, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike McCready, guitarist and founding member of the American rock band, Pearl Jam, recently donated his time to create a radio public service announcement (PSA) series on behalf of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation to raise critical awareness for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The 60, 30, and 15 second PSAs will encourage Americans to register for one of over 130 Take Steps Walks in 2011 in communities around the country. Walkers will...

2011-04-12 00:00:28

K'NEX will donate 10% of online sales to The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation during the month of April Hatfield, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 11, 2011 The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and K'NEX, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Loveâ“ž¢, are proud to announce that for the third year they will...


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