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Crohn's Disease Remission Lengthened In Kids, Teens With Anti-Inflammatory Drug Thalidomide

By | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 16:00

Immune-modulating drug thalidomide induced clinical remission for pediatric Crohn's disease sufferers for more than 180 weeks.

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Shreddies Underwear Filters Fart Smell: How Sufferers Of Digestive Disorder Can Benefit

By | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 11:37

Shreddies underwear uses chemical warfare technology to trap odor particles that are up to 200 times stronger than the average fart.

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Breakthrough Drug For Inflammatory Bowel Disease Proves Effective For 40% Of Patients

By | Wed, 08/21/2013 - 17:37

Two studies show promising results for vedolizumab as a drug candidate for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

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Crohn's Disease Linked To Presence Of Enterovirus In Children; Testing And Vaccination Could Be An Option

By | Thu, 06/27/2013 - 12:42

Adding a second piece to the puzzle of Crohn's disease, scientists have linked the condition to enterovirus in children.

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Allergies And Autoimmune Disease Could Share Common Genetic Cause: BACH2 Mutations

By | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 16:39

NIH researchers linked altered BACH2 genes to cases of Crohn's disease, type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, and asthma, among other autoimmune disorders.

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Allergy Test For Crohn's Drug Before Treatment May Be Possible

By | Mon, 05/20/2013 - 14:25

A new study suggests it may be possible to test for potential side effects of the Crohn's disease drug infliximab before treatment is administered.

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Study Suggests Marijuana Mitigates Symptoms Of Crohn's Disease

By | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 11:00

Treatment through cannabis may be beneficial to patients with Crohn's disease, new research finds.

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Multiple Sclerosis Gene Mutations Were Originally a Positive Evolutionary Adaptation

By | Fri, 03/22/2013 - 18:00

The genes that lead to autoimmune inflammatory diseases like MS, Crohn’s disease, and rheumatoid arthritis may have actually benefited our early ancestors– more evidence for the hygiene hypothesis.

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Company Wants to Treat Autoimmune Diseases With Pig Parasites

By | Fri, 08/24/2012 - 16:29

Massachusetts-based company Coronado Biosciences is developing a new class of treatments to fight autoimmune disorders.