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Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the bowel affecting at least 115,000 people in the UK. The condition usually develops in teenagers and young adults, but can be diagnosed at any age and is equally common in men and women.
Combined immunosuppression may be effective, safe in treating older patients with Crohn’s disease

Combined immunosuppression may be effective, safe in treating older patients with Crohn’s disease

New research opens possibility of using sperm taken from testicles to overcome infertility

New research opens possibility of using sperm taken from testicles to overcome infertility

Common fungus found on skin may cause inflammatory bowel disease

Common fungus found on skin may cause inflammatory bowel disease

Low-calorie 'fasting-mimicking' diet has potential to treat people with IBD

Low-calorie 'fasting-mimicking' diet has potential to treat people with IBD

New clues to triggers of gut inflammation uncovered

New clues to triggers of gut inflammation uncovered

Pharma execs dig in for a fight against outraged senators

Pharma execs dig in for a fight against outraged senators

New protein 'switch' could stop progression of blood-poisoning and increase chances of survival

New protein 'switch' could stop progression of blood-poisoning and increase chances of survival

New technique using patients' own modified cells could help treat Crohn's disease

New technique using patients' own modified cells could help treat Crohn's disease

Therapeutic endoscopy has an expanding role in the treatment of IBD

Therapeutic endoscopy has an expanding role in the treatment of IBD

Inhibiting tuberculosis-induced cell death with immunotherapy

Inhibiting tuberculosis-induced cell death with immunotherapy

Study finds underutilization of aspirin to prevent colorectal cancer in high risk patients

Study finds underutilization of aspirin to prevent colorectal cancer in high risk patients

American Gastroenterological Association announces 2019 recipients of annual recognition awards

American Gastroenterological Association announces 2019 recipients of annual recognition awards

Discovery of proteins that control mucin secretion reveals clues to treating colon, airway diseases

Discovery of proteins that control mucin secretion reveals clues to treating colon, airway diseases

Metagenomic analysis helps understand role of bacterial species in Crohn's disease

Metagenomic analysis helps understand role of bacterial species in Crohn's disease

Study opens new avenue for treating ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease

Study opens new avenue for treating ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease

Researchers uncover specific microbial signatures of intestinal disease

Researchers uncover specific microbial signatures of intestinal disease

Women with IBD have increased risk of developing mental illness, finds study

Women with IBD have increased risk of developing mental illness, finds study

Microbial metabolite from pomegranates can reduce and protect against IBD

Microbial metabolite from pomegranates can reduce and protect against IBD

Metabolite from berries and pomegranates can mitigate inflammatory bowel disease

Metabolite from berries and pomegranates can mitigate inflammatory bowel disease

Gut microbiome plays role in immune system regulation, study finds

Gut microbiome plays role in immune system regulation, study finds