Items Tagged ‘crohns disease ulcerative colitis’


OMNI Health Media is a leading online provider of Daily Health News. OMNI’s Crohns Disease Ulcerative Colitis News provides summaries of developments in the prevention, screening, and management of Gastrointestinal Health Conditions as they are discovered and reported by physicians and scientists around the world. Our mission is to provide this news, including results of recent clinical trials evaluating new therapies and supportive care strategies in order to better educate patients and their caregivers, ensuring timely access to the best care available.
Ask the Expert: Focus on Ankylosing Spondylitis

October 16th, 2017

Ask the Expert: Focus on Ankylosing Spondylitis

By megm megm

The SpineCommunity Presents: Ask the Expert with Dr. David Borenstein David G. Borenstein, MD recently answered your questions on ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in TheSpineCommunity.  TheSpineCommunity is an online support community for individuals affected with conditions of the spine, join the conversation here. Question: What are the best exercises for ankylosing spondylitis? Dr. Borenstein:  The difficulty […]

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Anti-IL-23 Therapy A New Approach to Crohn's Disease

April 24th, 2017

Anti-IL-23 Therapy A New Approach to Crohn’s Disease

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Doctors have reported the results of a novel targeted therapy that may represent a new treatment option for individuals with Crohn’s disease. Risankizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody targeting the p19 subunit of interleukin-23, and is being developed for Crohn’s disease. Other IL-23 inhibitors are currently under study for inflammatory bowel disease, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, […]

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Tags: crohn's, crohns disease ulcerative colitis, IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Risankizumab IL-23


A Quick Primer on Crohn’s Disease

April 7th, 2017

A Quick Primer on Crohn’s Disease

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Crohn’s disease is an idiopathic, chronic, inflammatory process that can affect any part of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract from the mouth to the anus. Individuals with Crohn’s disease often experience periods of symptom relapse and remission. Appropriate medical and surgical therapy help patients to have a reasonable quality of life, with an overall good prognosis […]

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Study Identifies Genes Impacting Severity of Crohn’s Disease-New Opportunities for Development of Novel Therapies

January 30th, 2017

Study Identifies Genes Impacting Severity of Crohn’s Disease-New Opportunities for Development of Novel Therapies

By megm megm

Almost 700,000 people in the U.S. suffer from Crohn’s disease however each individuals experience with the chronic illness is unique and can differ significantly from others. For some individuals, flare-ups only occur every few years, others may never get relief and ultimately require surgical intervention.1 New research may explain why the disease affects people differently.2  Crohn’s dis­ease […]

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

January 19th, 2017

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

By megm megm

Managing a chronic disease, such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis is difficult enough to begin with and can be made much more difficult if you are unable to afford your medications or health insurance premiums. To help ease the burden of medication costs, many drug or pharmaceutical companies have created copay assistance programs to […]

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Tags: crohn's disease, crohns disease ulcerative colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, ulcerative colitis


How To Enjoy The Holidays Despite Chronic Pain

December 20th, 2016

How To Enjoy The Holidays Despite Chronic Pain

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

By Tom Macek, M.D. The holidays are a time when everyone is encouraged to be of good cheer. But this joyous time of year is a lot less merry for those suffering from chronic bad backs, migraines, arthritis and other pain-inducing ailments. “Any kind of pain can seriously affect your quality of life,” says Dr. […]

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Research Study for Crohn's Disease

December 19th, 2016

Research Study for Crohn’s Disease

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

You are being invited to participate in “The GEM (Genetic, Environmental, Microbial) Project”. The GEM Project is a prospective (looking forward) study involving a select group of individuals which is hoping to identify possible causes of Crohn’s Disease (CD). We are looking to study all siblings and children of patients with Crohn’s disease in the […]

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Stelara® Effective and Safe in Crohn's Disease

December 14th, 2016

Stelara® Effective and Safe in Crohn’s Disease

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

The New England Journal of Medicine has reported the results of a large clinical trial demonstrating the effectiveness of Stelara® (ustekinumab) in treating patients with active Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s dis­ease and ulcerative colitis (collectively called inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD) result from a hyper­active immune system that attacks the gastrointestinal system. The immune system’s attack […]

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CONDITIONS OF THE GI TRACT