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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.
Onset of inflammatory bowel disease in adulthood tied to higher mortality

Onset of inflammatory bowel disease in adulthood tied to higher mortality

Adult-onset inflammatory bowel disease tied to higher mortality

Adult-onset inflammatory bowel disease tied to higher mortality

Over-fed bacteria in the gut promote disease development

Over-fed bacteria in the gut promote disease development

Study reveals increased risk of cancer, early death in young patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Study reveals increased risk of cancer, early death in young patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Innovative 'gut-on-a-chip' technology will help better understand Crohn's disease

Innovative 'gut-on-a-chip' technology will help better understand Crohn's disease

Klobuchar wants to stop ‘pay-for-delay’ deals that keep drug prices high

Klobuchar wants to stop ‘pay-for-delay’ deals that keep drug prices high

Physicians turning to antibiotic alternatives for long-term acne treatment

Physicians turning to antibiotic alternatives for long-term acne treatment

£1.8 million award to boost Crohn's disease research

£1.8 million award to boost Crohn's disease research

Patent-pending probiotic could help patients with gastrointestinal diseases avoid harmful biofilms

Patent-pending probiotic could help patients with gastrointestinal diseases avoid harmful biofilms

Mutation in Huntington’s disease may alter interactions of Huntingtin protein with Rac1

Mutation in Huntington’s disease may alter interactions of Huntingtin protein with Rac1

FDA approves treatment for adults with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

FDA approves treatment for adults with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

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