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  • Health Tip: Manage Symptoms of Crohn's Disease

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  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids
    Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may be driving force

  • Scientists Spot Genes Behind Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis
    Large study finds key mutations that may be tied to raised risk for inflammatory bowel disease

  • New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn's Disease
    Study finds fewer patients now end up in hospital as drugs keep illness at bay

  • Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk
    Study found 20 percent higher odds for memory-robbing condition, but didn't prove cause and effect

  • Special Diet May Be Boon for Kids With Crohn's, Colitis
    Eating plan focuses on natural, non-processed foods, such as fruits, veggies and nuts

  • Drug Stelara May Ease Crohn's Disease
    Medication is potentially helpful for those who didn't find relief from other treatments, researchers say

  • Study Identifies Genetic Subtypes of Crohn's Disease
    Findings may help explain why the inflammatory bowel condition is so tough to treat, researchers say

  • Amjevita OK'd to Treat Inflammatory Diseases
    For several arthritic and gastrointestinal conditions

  • Smoking Linked to Higher Relapse Risk After Surgery for Crohn's
    Research supports immediate drug treatment after bowel surgery for smokers, but not for nonsmokers

  • Inflectra Approved as 'Biosimilar' to Remicade
    For adults with Crohn's, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis

  • Stem Cell Transplants May Not Help Tough-to-Treat Crohn's, Study Says
    High risk of infection is a deterrent, too

  • Ultrasound Might Speed Up Digestive Drug Delivery: Animal Study
    Technique may help in inflammatory bowel disease, but it hasn't been tested in people yet

  • Crohn's Disease Treatments for Kids May Not Get Gut Back to Normal
    Even after therapy, healthy bacteria, fungi populations not restored, study finds

  • Crohn's Disease, Colitis Tied to Anxiety in Study
    Women at greater risk of this 'double jeopardy,' researcher says

  • Stem Cells, Fecal Transplants Show Promise for Crohn's Disease
    But both trials were small and more research is needed

  • Slowed Growth Could Signal Crohn's Disease in Kids
    Failure to gain weight, or weight loss, can point to a gastrointestinal issue, expert says

  • New Drug for Crohn's Disease Shows Early Promise
    But findings are preliminary, experts point out

  • Black Children May Fare Worse With Crohn's Disease
    They're more likely to be readmitted to hospital than white kids with the digestive illness, study found

  • Viruses May Play Role in Crohn's Disease, Colitis: Study
    More research is needed to define what role they play, researcher says

  • Crohn's, Colitis May Have Genetic Underpinnings, Study Finds
    Scientists find evidence that genes influence the mix and make-up of gut bacteria

  • Sleep Duration Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Risk in Study
    Getting too much, too little may raise chances of inflammatory bowel condition

  • Scientists Grow, Implant Human Intestinal Tissue in Mice
    Research may provide model to study digestive diseases, future treatments

  • Certain Autoimmune Drugs in Pregnancy May Up Newborn Infection Risk: Study
    Colitis therapy tied to 4 cases of low white blood cell count in newborns, but some docs question the finding

  • Scientists Spot Genetic Clues to Crohn's Disease
    Finding suggests genes, environment both play a part in development of the bowel disorder

  • Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study
    After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer

  • FDA OKs New Drug for Hard-to-Treat Colitis and Crohn's
    Injections of Entyvio may help when standard therapy for the digestive disorders has failed

  • Entyvio Approved for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease
    Two chronic gastrointestinal diseases

  • Gut Bacteria May Play Role in Crohn's Disease
    Study found more harmful strains, fewer helpful ones in people with the inflammatory bowel condition

  • Stem Cell Discovery Might Someday Help Treat Colitis, Crohn's
    Researchers envision ability to replace disease-damaged organs

  • Thalidomide May Help Kids With Crohn's Disease
    Drug previously tied to birth defects helped induce remission in children with difficult-to-treat disease

  • Crohn's and Colitis May Be Tied to Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
    Review of previous studies finds link between inflammatory bowel disease and cardiovascular trouble

  • Drug Shows Promise for People With Colitis, Crohn's Disease
    Results of early trials were stronger with colitis patients, however

  • Extra Vitamin D May Ease Crohn's Symptoms, Study Finds
    Improvements reported in muscle strength, fatigue and quality of life

  • Study Finds No Tie Between Acne Drug Accutane and Crohn's, Colitis
    New data involving 45,000 women may settle the question, experts say

  • Scientists Now See 200 Genes Linked to Crohn's Disease
    Findings may eventually lead to better treatments, researchers say

  • Crohn's Disease in Children May Start From Bacteria
    Study found highest 'proteobacteria' levels in kids newly diagnosed with condition

  • Gene Study Yields New Clues to Crohn's Disease, Colitis
    These illnesses may occur when immune system 'balancing act' goes awry, researchers say

  • Psoriasis Drug May Help People With Crohn's Disease: Study
    Stelara could be option for patients resistant to standard meds, experts say

  • Health Tip: Crohn's Disease Can Cause Complications
    Here's what to look out for

  • New Pill Appears Effective, Safe for Ulcerative Colitis: Study
    Tofacitinib relieved symptoms in short term, but effects over time not yet known

  • Humira Might Help Kids With Tough-to-Treat Crohn's Disease
    'Biologic' drug spurred remission for a third of patients 6 months into treatment, study found

  • Mouse Study Suggests Certain Fats Could Trigger Crohn's, Colitis
    Concentrated milk fat increased inflammation, but polyunsaturated fat did not

  • Travel to High Altitudes Tied to Crohn's, Colitis Flare-Ups
    Symptoms more likely to spike after mountain climbing, skiing and even flying, study says

  • Could Compound in Artificial Sweeteners Worsen Crohn's Disease?
    Lab study suggests maltodextrin may encourage growth of E. coli bacteria in small intestine

  • Study Shows MS Patients at Most Risk for Drug-Linked Brain Illness
    Small number of Tysabri users develop rare but potentially fatal infection

  • Diagnostic Scans Tied to Radiation Risk for Gastro Patients
    Irish study finds rise in radiation exposure over decade parallels increased use of CT

  • Health Tip: Keep Crohn's Under Control
    Suggestions to help manage the disease

  • Gene Mutations Linked to Crohn's Disease in Ashkenazi Jews
    Jews of Eastern European descent are more likely to have the inflammatory bowel condition

  • First Test Approved to Help Detect Risk of Rare Brain Infection
    Among users of the drug Tysabri

  • Chronic Bowel Disease Drugs Linked to Skin Cancer Risk
    Two studies find immunosuppressants called thiopurines may raise risk of non-melanoma cancers

  • Autoimmune Woes May Raise Risk for Lung Clots
    Risks climbed for patients hospitalized for such conditions as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's, study found

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Tied to Higher Risk of Post-Op Blood Clots
    Findings suggest clot-preventing measures should be considered in this patient group, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Help Control Crohn's Symptoms
    Suggestions to manage your diet

  • Health Tip: Crohn's Disease Can Lead to Complications
    Here's a partial list

  • Celiac and Crohn's Disease May Share Genetic Risk Factors
    Scientists find 4 gene risk locations common to both inflammatory bowel diseases

  • Lower Risk of Surgery Than Thought for Kids With Crohn's
    More study needed on early treatments to alter the course of the bowel disease, researchers say

  • Non-Invasive Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Shows Promise
    Screening method spots key proteins in stool, researchers say

  • Virus Plus Gene Mutation Spurs Crohn's Disease in Mice
    The finding gives another clue to the gut disorder's origins

  • New Clues for Treating Ulcerative Colitis
    Scientists spot chemical tied to remission of the debilitating bowel disease

  • Aspirin May Increase Risk of Crohn's Disease
    But experts add that painkiller's other health benefits may outweigh possible link

  • Better Treatment Found for Crohn's Disease
    Two drugs aimed at taming overactive immune system worked best, study found

  • Protein Appears Key to Intestinal Balance
    Researchers say discovery could offer insight into various illnesses

  • Health Tip: Understanding Crohn's Disease
    What it is, and possible treatment options

  • Gene Discovery Gives Clues to Crohn's Disease, Colitis
    Mutation is tied to a protein implicated in rare form of bowel disorder, researchers say

  • Certain Arthritis, Crohn's Drugs May Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: FDA
    Agency strengthens 'black box' warning on medicines such as Enbrel, Remicade

  • Arthritis Drug Raises Risk of Tuberculosis
    But researchers still don't know why a certain therapy appears to reactivate latent TB

  • Scientists Discover New Drug Targets for Crohn's Disease
    Gene-searching method uncovered more players in painful gastrointestinal condition

  • Intestinal Bacteria Trigger Immune Response
    Finding suggests new treatments for bowel diseases, study says

  • One-Quarter of Biologic Drugs Have Had Safety Issues
    International analysis finds 11% issued 'black box' warnings by FDA

  • IBD, Liver Disease Patients Show Vitamin D Deficits
    Those with certain digestive illnesses should have levels monitored, study says

  • Infliximab-Based Treatment Effective for Crohn's Patients
    Remicade alone or in combo with azathioprine better for inflammatory disorder

  • FDA to List Drugs Under Review for Safety Issues
    But officials say patients taking meds on Web site shouldn't overreact or stop taking them

  • FDA Demands Tougher Warnings on Immunosuppressive Drugs
    Officials want stronger labeling about fungal infection risk

  • Case Points to Link Between Crohn's Treatment, Cancer
    A woman's lung tumor disappears after anti-TNF medications are stopped, doctors report

  • Scientists ID New Genes Tied to Crohn's Disease
    Number tripled, and they find a link to other conditions such as asthma, diabetes

  • FDA Panel Recommends Enbrel for Pediatric Patients
    But experts also express concern about psoriasis drug's possible risks for children; action follows agency warning that drug label needs strengthening

  • FDA Starts Safety Review of Autoimmune Disorder Drugs
    Reports of increased cancer risk among young users of TNF blockers prompts action

  • Gut Bacteria Fights Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Mouse study finds molecule boosted cells eliminating colitis, Crohn's symptoms

  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Share Some Genetic Risk Factors
    Finding helps pinpoint relationship between Crohn's disease and colitis

  • Cimzia Sanctioned to Treat Crohn's Disease
    For people who haven't responded to standard therapies

  • Health Tip: Controlling Crohn's Disease
    A list of potential treatments

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids Won't Prevent Crohn's Relapse
    Despite earlier promise from small trial, new study finds no effect

  • Aggressive Therapy for Crohn's Disease Produces Better Outcomes
    International study found remission occurred faster, more often with immunosuppressive drugs

  • MS Drug Tysabri Approved for Crohn's Disease
    But the drug comes with serious risks, FDA notes

  • Tysabri Approved for Crohn's Disease
    Previously sanctioned for multiple sclerosis

  • Health Tip: Understanding Crohn's Disease
    There is no cure

  • Video 'Pill' Spots Hidden Crohn's Disease
    A tiny capsule takes pictures of the intestine, experts explain

  • One Billion People Don't Get Enough Vitamin D
    Expert suggests recommended daily intake be boosted to help prevent disease

  • Bowel Disease, Nerve Problems Linked
    Crohn's, colitis sufferers at high risk for carpal tunnel, other woes, study finds

  • Tequila Fruit Compound Could Help Treat Colon
    Blue agave 'fructans' carry drugs safely through stomach acid, study finds

  • Humira Approved for Crohn's Disease
    An inflammatory bowel condition

  • Milk May Be Pleasant Alternative for CT Scans
    It offers slightly poorer images but is more palatable than standard contrast agents, study finds

  • Gene Could Point to Crohn's, Colitis Treatments
    Variant helps protect people from the bowel disorders, experts say

  • Health Tip: Managing Crohn's Disease
    Proper diet can help alleviate symptoms

  • Weakened Immune System May Cause Crohn's Disease
    Finding runs counter to conventional wisdom, and researchers found Viagra helped

  • Experimental Crohn's, MS Drug Carries Dangers
    Risk of fatal brain infection may outweigh Tysabri's benefits, study shows

  • Cannabis May Offer Relief from Bowel Disorders
    It holds potential for treatment of Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, researchers say

  • Biotech Drug Shows Promise Against Ulcerative Colitis
    Researchers also hope for benefit against Crohn's disease

  • Reports Shed Light on Dangers of New MS Drug
    Susceptibility to brain infection might be caught in patients in future

  • Immune Drug May Fight Crohn's Disease
    Its success points to a new mechanism driving the illness

  • Psoriatic Arthritis Added for Remicade Treatment
    Latest condition brings to 9 the number of diseases and conditions the drug is approved to treat

  • MMR Vaccine Doesn't Up Risk of Crohn's Disease
    No link between childhood shot and intestinal inflammation, study finds

  • New Clues to Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Two proteins fight ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease

  • Research Finds New Clues to Crohn's Disease
    Two studies clarify role of specific protein

  • Faulty Gene Signaling Linked to Crohn's
    Discovery might lead to treatments for digestive disorder

  • An Alternative to the Needle
    Gel pill may give patients with chronic diseases a choice

  • Study Supports Bacterial Cause for Crohn's
    Finds infectious agent in patients with intestinal condition