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Drug Payment Assistance Programs for Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Other Chronic Gastrointestinal Conditions

Managing a chronic disease, such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis is difficult enough to begin with and can be [...]


Know Your Rights

There are things you can do if your health plan won’t pay for your medical treatment or delays your care. [...]


How To Enjoy The Holidays Despite Chronic Pain

By Tom Macek, M.D. The holidays are a time when everyone is encouraged to be of good cheer. But this [...]


Research Study for Crohn's Disease

You are being invited to participate in “The GEM (Genetic, Environmental, Microbial) Project”. The GEM Project is a prospective (looking [...]


Stelara® Effective and Safe in Crohn's Disease

The New England Journal of Medicine has reported the results of a large clinical trial demonstrating the effectiveness of Stelara® [...]


Should HER2 Testing Be Routinely Performed in Patients with Gastric Cancer?

The short answer is yes! New evidence-based guidelines for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) testing in advanced gastric [...]


Unmasking the Genetics of Early Heart Disease

Catching familial hypercholesterolemia early can save lives  By Heather Stringer Katherine Wilemon was 15 when she discovered that she was [...]


Remicade® Exceeds Humira® in Preventing Serious Infection and Hospitalization in Patients with UC

According to a presentation from the 2016 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting, patients with ulcerative colitis treated [...]


New Treatment To Be Explored for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

XBiotech Inc.developer of True Human™ therapeutic antibodies, announced commencement of a collaboration with a research team at Case Western Reserve [...]


Opdivo® Improves Survival in Advanced Stomach Cancer

The immune-stimulating agent Opdivo® (nivolumab) appears to significantly improve overall survival among patients with advanced stomach cancer for which no [...]


AP-CAI Scoring System for Acute Pancreatitis after Hospital Discharge Potentially Useful

A new scoring system to predict patient readmission within 30 days after a hospital stay for acute pancreatitis was presented [...]


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