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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

... (AGA) Institute. IBD includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, both frequently disabling diseases that affect approximately one million people both in the U.S. and Europe. The conference examined the literature on monoclonal antibodies or antibody fragments currently approved by the FDA or likely to be...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

...lammatory bowel disease (IBD). Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis are two different types of inflammatory bowel diseases that affect the digestive system. Symptoms include diarrhea, sometimes severe enough to require frequent trips to the bathroom (up to 20 or more times a day); significant abdominal pain...

Gene Variants for Crohn's Disease Identified

...hns disease and the closely related bowel disorder ulcerative colitis....

Inflamed Intestines Cost Australians Heavily

...ment of the economic impact of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory...e in 1932. Crohn's disease is related closely to ulcerative colitis affecting the colon. The two are frequently referred to as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)....

Alteon Initiates Phase 2 Trial of ALT-2074 in Diabetes and Haptoglobin 2-2

...afety and ability to lower inflammatory markers in ulcerative colitis. 'The initiation of Study 201 is a key milestone in our program for the development of ALT-2074 as a treatment for diabetic patients with a high risk of cardiovascular events,'said Malcolm W. MacNab, M.D., Ph.D., Alteon's Vice President, Cli...

Ulcerative Colitis Disrupts Many Aspects of Daily Life: Survey

Nearly three out of four ulcerative colitis (UC) sufferers responding to a new nationw...bring this disease to the forefront and assist the ulcerative colitis community in identifying areas to focus our efforts." "Like many other chronic diseases, t...

Remicade Responders Maintain Improvement

...ates and Europe show moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) patients who had responded to REMICA...e disease was less severe (P "Many patients with ulcerative colitis report experiencing extremely bothersome symptoms, that affect many areas of their lives, in...

Study Finds No Correlation Between Number of Pills and Adherence to It

...search that chronic illnesses like hypertension or ulcerative colitis worsen when patients fail to take medication as prescribed - and this puts additional burdens not only on patients, but the health care system," says Brixner. "Data like these demonstrate that the influences on adherence are multi-factorial, ...

Remicade(R) Get Approval for First and Only Biologic Treatment for Pediatric Crohn's Disease

... adult Crohn's disease in 1998 and later for adult ulcerative colitis in 2005. The safety and efficacy of REMICADE across all indications have been well established in clinical trials over the past 14 years and through commercial experience with nearly 925,000 patients treated worldwide across all indications...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Linked to Nerve Damage

...bowel disease includes digestive disorders such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease that cause swelling an...chers compared 103 people with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis to 51 people with other digestive disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome, gastritis and...

Erroneous Laboratory Operation May Lead To a Cancer Drug

...eutic measures for swelling in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis which results in intense pain and diarrhoea. Cancer cells were used as controls for this study and a compound by the name PPAR-gamma modulator was being tested. Schaefer realized that a small error in her laboratory calculation resulted in th...

Bowel Disorders may Cause a 'Roller Coaster' Pregnancy

...wo times.// Diseases such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in pregnant women could result in low birt...f 4,000 women, in the throes of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, revealed that such women carried a double risk of having a premature or underweight baby. T...

Arthritis drugs safer than previously declared

...iseases such as skin conditions such as psoriasis, ulcerative colitis. Almost all the researchers, and the U.S. FDA feel in unison that it is the right of every to know about the risks but also opine that the benefits reflect that the drugs should stay on the market. Matteson and his colleagues re did the...

Discovery of gene stirs hope for Crohn’s disease patient

...ro intestinal diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The gene now named IL-23R has been implicated with many chronic illnesses associated with gastro intestinal system collectively referred to as Inflammatory Bowl Disease, reports the online journal Science Express. Dr. Richard Duerr, the s...

Stubborn Ulcerative Colitis Responds to Arthritis Drug

In good news for patients with stubborn cases of ulcerative colitis, a serious intestinal disorder, a new rese...tis and Crohn’s disease. “For people with active ulcerative colitis who do not respond to corticosteroids or immunosuppressive agents, infliximab is effective i...

Canada Has The Highest Incidence of IBD In The World

...gy shows that Canada has the highest incidences of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease//, otherwise known col...rld with about one in 350 Canadians suffering from ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease. IBD is a wearing away of the lining of the intestinal tract until it ...

Analysis: Bowel Diseases Triples Infertility Risks In Women

...urgery of all inflammatory bowel diseases (such as ulcerative colitis), triples the infertility risks// in women, which was concluded from analysis of many research archives and 8 published studies. Infertility was defined as a failure to conceive after 12 months of trying. Ulcerative colitis is a condition ...

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Cured By Parasitic Worms

...disease, which has two forms – Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis – is virtually unknown in the developing world, while it is increasing dramatically in developed societies. When people from developing countries move to developed ones, their incidence of the disease tends to increase. ‘We know from veter...

Parasitic Worms Could Be Used To Treat Bowel Disease

...disease, which has two forms – Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – is virtually unknown in the developing world, while it is increasing dramatically in developed societies. When people from developing countries move to developed ones, their incidence of the disease tends to increase. "We know from veterin...

Arthritic Drug Approved For Use In Children With Crohn’s Diseas

...mmatory bowel diseases (IBD), which include CD and ulcerative colitis (UC). Remicade, known generically as infliximab, belongs to a class of drugs that suppress tumor necrosis factor-alpha, a protein involved in inflammation. <br...

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