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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.
Raw pet food not considered as significant source of infections

Raw pet food not considered as significant source of infections

Common IBD drugs not linked to increased risk of serious infections in children

Common IBD drugs not linked to increased risk of serious infections in children

Large-scale study maps the genetic underpinnings of early TB progression

Large-scale study maps the genetic underpinnings of early TB progression

The gift of longevity for a pancreatic cancer patient

The gift of longevity for a pancreatic cancer patient

Mount Sinai researchers discover drug resistance signature in Crohn's disease

Mount Sinai researchers discover drug resistance signature in Crohn's disease

Walnut consumption may offer protection against ulcerative colitis, study finds

Walnut consumption may offer protection against ulcerative colitis, study finds

New technique finds medically and ecologically relevant bacteria groups

New technique finds medically and ecologically relevant bacteria groups

Edinburgh has highest known rates of inflammatory bowel disease

Edinburgh has highest known rates of inflammatory bowel disease

Scientists investigate how fungus interacts with bacteria to trigger Crohn's disease

Scientists investigate how fungus interacts with bacteria to trigger Crohn's disease

Researchers demonstrate positive and negative role of LRH-1 during inflammation

Researchers demonstrate positive and negative role of LRH-1 during inflammation

Novel biomarker-guided approach has potential for treatment of common liver cancer

Novel biomarker-guided approach has potential for treatment of common liver cancer

Research reveals genetic cause of deadly digestive disease in children

Research reveals genetic cause of deadly digestive disease in children

Scientists identify new biomarkers for IBS in urine

Scientists identify new biomarkers for IBS in urine

Study explores long-term impact of food restrictions on normal eating patterns in patients

Study explores long-term impact of food restrictions on normal eating patterns in patients

Plant-based diet may be effective treatment for Crohn's disease

Plant-based diet may be effective treatment for Crohn's disease

High levels of acid in processed foods could affect fetus' developing brain

High levels of acid in processed foods could affect fetus' developing brain

New study helps develop treatments targeting inflammation without affecting gut function

New study helps develop treatments targeting inflammation without affecting gut function

Scientists describe microbiome composition in patients suffering from IBD and PSC

Scientists describe microbiome composition in patients suffering from IBD and PSC

Research highlights potential targets to help fight Crohn's disease

Research highlights potential targets to help fight Crohn's disease

Study: Biologic therapy did not reduce IBD-related hospitalizations and surgeries

Study: Biologic therapy did not reduce IBD-related hospitalizations and surgeries