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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.
Study reveals factors linked to the development of Crohn's disease

Study reveals factors linked to the development of Crohn's disease

Understanding immune system's balancing act could help in prevention, treatment of IBD

Understanding immune system's balancing act could help in prevention, treatment of IBD

Finding epigenetic signature appears to predict inflammation risk in serious type of IBD

Finding epigenetic signature appears to predict inflammation risk in serious type of IBD

Fiber strengthens intestinal barrier and counteracts gastrointestinal problems

Fiber strengthens intestinal barrier and counteracts gastrointestinal problems

TGHRI scientists detail role of insulin as a boost to the immune system

TGHRI scientists detail role of insulin as a boost to the immune system

New lung tissue-on-a-chip system offers rapid testing of potential anti-fibrotic treatments

New lung tissue-on-a-chip system offers rapid testing of potential anti-fibrotic treatments

Experts examine stool protein biomarkers that indicate inflammatory bowel disease

Experts examine stool protein biomarkers that indicate inflammatory bowel disease

Strawberries could mitigate colonic inflammation

Strawberries could mitigate colonic inflammation

New approach identifies genes that help microbes to survive in the human gut

New approach identifies genes that help microbes to survive in the human gut

Clinical trial to use stem cell transplants for treating Crohn's disease

Clinical trial to use stem cell transplants for treating Crohn's disease

Penn Medicine receives federal government approval to develop imaging guidelines

Penn Medicine receives federal government approval to develop imaging guidelines

Researchers discover new protein that controls level of inflammation-inducing molecule

Researchers discover new protein that controls level of inflammation-inducing molecule

Long-lasting HIV control without antiretroviral therapy is a feasible goal, says expert

Long-lasting HIV control without antiretroviral therapy is a feasible goal, says expert

Scientists find key link between viruses and inflammatory bowel diseases

Scientists find key link between viruses and inflammatory bowel diseases

New machine learning framework predicts effects of genetic mutations in ‘dark matter’ regions

New machine learning framework predicts effects of genetic mutations in ‘dark matter’ regions

Targeting amino acid transporter may improve survival rates for non-small cell lung cancer patients

Targeting amino acid transporter may improve survival rates for non-small cell lung cancer patients

Study offers new hope for people with disabling Dupuytren's disease

Study offers new hope for people with disabling Dupuytren's disease

Researchers develop ingestible sensor to non-invasively monitor indicators of disease

Researchers develop ingestible sensor to non-invasively monitor indicators of disease

Researchers discover immune cells that create and sustain chronic inflammatory bowel disease

Researchers discover immune cells that create and sustain chronic inflammatory bowel disease

Dynamic model helps make predictions about gut microbiome

Dynamic model helps make predictions about gut microbiome