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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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

Variations in genome’s 'dark matter' region can make patients susceptible to inflammatory diseases

Variations in genome’s 'dark matter' region can make patients susceptible to inflammatory diseases

Therapeutic peptides that can be taken orally

Therapeutic peptides that can be taken orally

Some foods common in diets of adults with inflammatory bowel disease

Some foods common in diets of adults with inflammatory bowel disease

New review confirms effectiveness of MMR, MMRV and MMR+V vaccines

New review confirms effectiveness of MMR, MMRV and MMR+V vaccines

New therapeutic approach for preserving inflammation-free phases of Crohn's disease

New therapeutic approach for preserving inflammation-free phases of Crohn's disease

AGA publishes new COVID-19 guidance for gastroenterologists treating patients with IBD

AGA publishes new COVID-19 guidance for gastroenterologists treating patients with IBD

Researchers pinpoint genetic variation responsible for development of IBD

Researchers pinpoint genetic variation responsible for development of IBD

Study compares health of pregnant and non-pregnant women with IBD

Study compares health of pregnant and non-pregnant women with IBD

Mount Sinai researchers reveal innovative mechanisms to predict and prevent Crohn's disease

Mount Sinai researchers reveal innovative mechanisms to predict and prevent Crohn's disease

FDA approves immune-modulating therapy for treatment of multiple sclerosis

FDA approves immune-modulating therapy for treatment of multiple sclerosis

Study unravels molecular mechanism behind autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

Study unravels molecular mechanism behind autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

Air pollution exposure takes a heavy toll on gut bacteria, boosting risk of chronic illnesses

Air pollution exposure takes a heavy toll on gut bacteria, boosting risk of chronic illnesses