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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.
Genetically engineered living hydrogel material facilitates intestinal wound healing

Genetically engineered living hydrogel material facilitates intestinal wound healing

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections

FDA-approved drug repairs gut leakiness associated with ulcerative colitis

FDA-approved drug repairs gut leakiness associated with ulcerative colitis

Stem cells do not take the day off on national holidays

Stem cells do not take the day off on national holidays

Higher antibiotic exposure linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Higher antibiotic exposure linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Research shows how bacteria associated with Crohn's disease tolerate antibiotics

Research shows how bacteria associated with Crohn's disease tolerate antibiotics

New insights into how immune system and inflammation play a role in PD

New insights into how immune system and inflammation play a role in PD

UC researcher finds new treatment option for liver transplant patients

UC researcher finds new treatment option for liver transplant patients

Findings on gut microbiome's interactions could contribute to new therapies for GI diseases

Findings on gut microbiome's interactions could contribute to new therapies for GI diseases

Research shows how bad E. coli gain a foothold over good bacteria in IBD

Research shows how bad E. coli gain a foothold over good bacteria in IBD

IBD far more common than expected, and will only increase in future

IBD far more common than expected, and will only increase in future

Study explores steroid prescribing rates for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Study explores steroid prescribing rates for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Scientists make genetic data available for bacteria linked to Crohn's disease

Scientists make genetic data available for bacteria linked to Crohn's disease

Study identifies genetic marker which could personalize treatment for Crohn's disease

Study identifies genetic marker which could personalize treatment for Crohn's disease

Common genetic variant explains why immunotherapy often fails in Crohn's disease

Common genetic variant explains why immunotherapy often fails in Crohn's disease

Diet low in fermented carbs improves quality of life for patients with IBD

Diet low in fermented carbs improves quality of life for patients with IBD

Diet low in fermented carbohydrates improves health-related quality of life in IBD patients

Diet low in fermented carbohydrates improves health-related quality of life in IBD patients

New technique may help improve understanding, treatment of Crohn's disease

New technique may help improve understanding, treatment of Crohn's disease

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