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OMNI Health Media is a leading online provider of Daily Health News. OMNI’s Rheumatoid Arthritis 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.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease is Associated with Increased risk of other Immune Mediated Diseases

October 17, 2017

Inflammatory Bowel Disease is Associated with Increased risk of other Immune Mediated Diseases

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

A Danish National Patient Registry based analyses has shown higher rates of immune mediated diseases (IMD) in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Inflammatory Bowel Disease is an immune-mediated chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Normally, the cells and proteins that make up the immune system protect you from infection. In people with IBD, however, […]

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Tags: ankylosing spondylitis, Asthma, Celiac Disease, immune mediated disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Iridocyclitis, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Primary sclerosing cholangitis, psoriasis, Pyoderma gangrenosum, rheumatoid arthritis


NSAIDs Decrease Risk of Colorectal Cancer

September 12, 2017

NSAIDs Decrease Risk of Colorectal Cancer

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) are medicines that are used for the treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal illnesses including spinal disorders, osteoarthritis and inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis. NSAIDs effectively relieve pain, inflammation, and fever.  A number of treatment guidelines for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and chronic low back pain recommend the use of NSAIDs […]

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Tags: chronic low back pain, colorectal cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, NSAIDs, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis


JAK Inhibitor Upadacitinib Shows Promise in Hard To Treat Individuals with Rheumatoid Arthritis

August 8, 2017

JAK Inhibitor Upadacitinib Shows Promise in Hard To Treat Individuals with Rheumatoid Arthritis

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Upadacitinib is a once daily oral medicine belongs to a new class of oral medicines called janus kinase or JAK inhibitors.  Janus kinases are enzymes that play a role in inflammation and RA.  JAK inhibitors block the activity of these enzymes leading to a reduction in inflammation and are showing significant benefit to individuals with […]

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Tags: autoimmune conditions, crohn's disease, JAK inhibitors, janus kinase inhibitors, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, Upadacitinib


Xeljanz Effective in Ulcerative Colitis

May 17, 2017

Xeljanz Effective in Ulcerative Colitis

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Xeljanz (tofacitinib) is currently approved by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for use in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.  Xeljanz is also being studied in numerous other inflammatory conditions including ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis and ulcerative colitis (UC), a form of inflammatory bowel disease. UC is an inflammatory bowel disorder (IBD) as […]

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Tags: ankylosing spondylitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, Xeljanz tofacitinib


Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Inhibitor-Induced Psoriasis in Crohn’s Disease

May 3, 2017

Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Inhibitor-Induced Psoriasis in Crohn’s Disease

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF) is a protein produced by immune cells to signal other immune cells to produce inflammatory factors. TNF is important in protecting against infections but may also result in a variety of auto-immune diseases like ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, or crohn’s disease in the predisposed individual.  TNF inhibitors are antibodies that decrease […]

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Tags: anklyosing spondylitis, enbrel, humira, irritable bowel disease, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, psoriasis, remicade, rheumatoid arthritis, TNF


CONDITIONS OF THE GI TRACT