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- The inflammatory bowel disease with no known cause or cure affects as many as 700,000 Americans.
- Crohn's disease, one of two primary forms of inflammatory bowel disease, can result in abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss, anemia and fatigue.
- A new research showed Wednesday that those with Crohn's disease experience slower response times compared with those who do not have the disease.
- A new animal study suggests that parasitic worm infestations may be able to restore balance to the erratic gut microbiomes of people with Crohn's Disease.
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- Johnson & Johnson's Stelara was significantly better than placebo at inducing clinical response and remissions in patients with moderate to severe Crohn's disease, according to data from a late stage trial, providing ammunition for a potential expanded approval of the medicine.
- Probiotics might reduce behavioral problems associated with chronic inflammatory diseases, suggesting a link between the brain and immune system.
Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus, causing a wide variety of symptoms. It primarily causes abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, or weight loss, but may also cause complications outside the gastrointestinal tract such as skin rashes, arthritis, inflammation of the eye, tiredness, and lack of concentration.