Crohn's Disease

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.

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A new device for modeling the human gut’s complex microbiome environment

A new device for modeling the human gut’s complex microbiome environment

New computational model can help determine drug viability

New computational model can help determine drug viability

Impact training improves bone and muscle health in people with Crohn’s disease

Impact training improves bone and muscle health in people with Crohn’s disease

Finding the right treatment for people with IBD may soon become easier

Finding the right treatment for people with IBD may soon become easier

ASCRS releases updated recommendations for surgery in patients with Crohn's disease

ASCRS releases updated recommendations for surgery in patients with Crohn's disease

Study may lead to more effective treatments for chronic intestinal inflammation

Study may lead to more effective treatments for chronic intestinal inflammation

Chronic inflammation associated with IBD disrupts tissue structure of the colon, study finds

Chronic inflammation associated with IBD disrupts tissue structure of the colon, study finds

Using AI to pinpoint neurons involved in gait reacquisition

Using AI to pinpoint neurons involved in gait reacquisition

Researchers develop peptides for treating gastrointestinal disorders

Researchers develop peptides for treating gastrointestinal disorders

Life beyond COVID seclusion: Seniors see challenges and change ahead

Life beyond COVID seclusion: Seniors see challenges and change ahead

First microbiome study of Irish Travelers provides important new health insights

First microbiome study of Irish Travelers provides important new health insights

Arrhythmic gut bacteria signatures predict type 2 diabetes risk

Arrhythmic gut bacteria signatures predict type 2 diabetes risk

High fiber diet may improve the quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis

High fiber diet may improve the quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis

Irritable bowel disease heightens the risk of dementia

Irritable bowel disease heightens the risk of dementia

Research shows females use anti-inflammatory T cells to maintain their blood pressure

Research shows females use anti-inflammatory T cells to maintain their blood pressure

Cloning stem cells to develop treatments for Crohn's disease

Cloning stem cells to develop treatments for Crohn's disease

Probiotics are not recommended for most digestive conditions

Probiotics are not recommended for most digestive conditions

New research focuses on protein-coding gene's role in inflammatory bowel disease

New research focuses on protein-coding gene's role in inflammatory bowel disease

Novel tool helps translate complex communication between microbes and the body

Novel tool helps translate complex communication between microbes and the body

A road map to find unanswered questions about COVID-19

A road map to find unanswered questions about COVID-19