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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Antibiotic use could explain the growth in inflammatory bowel disease in older people

Antibiotic use could explain the growth in inflammatory bowel disease in older people

Report highlights the need for an office to support autoimmune disease research across NIH institutes

Report highlights the need for an office to support autoimmune disease research across NIH institutes

Predicative marker and potential treatment option for IBD discovered

Predicative marker and potential treatment option for IBD discovered

Improving Medical Communication through Social Media

Improving Medical Communication through Social Media

Intestinal inflammation liberates chemicals that nourish the growth of E. coli in Crohn's disease

Intestinal inflammation liberates chemicals that nourish the growth of E. coli in Crohn's disease

New insight into lymphoid cell maturity could pave the way for more effective IBD treatments

New insight into lymphoid cell maturity could pave the way for more effective IBD treatments

Vaccines safely protect IBD patients from COVID-19

Vaccines safely protect IBD patients from COVID-19

Imbalances in the intestinal virome may promote inflammatory bowel disease, research shows

Imbalances in the intestinal virome may promote inflammatory bowel disease, research shows

Unique immune cell fingerprint can help rapidly identify better treatment for autoimmune disease

Unique immune cell fingerprint can help rapidly identify better treatment for autoimmune disease

Study investigates the breast milk microbiome in HIV-positive mothers

Study investigates the breast milk microbiome in HIV-positive mothers

People who consume sugar for extended periods have increased risk of autoimmune disease

People who consume sugar for extended periods have increased risk of autoimmune disease

New insight into how gut bacteria work to counter intestinal inflammation

New insight into how gut bacteria work to counter intestinal inflammation

New computational biology method deciphers gut microbiome ‘chatter’ to fight IBD

New computational biology method deciphers gut microbiome ‘chatter’ to fight IBD

Intensive treatment for patients with Crohn's disease found to be safe

Intensive treatment for patients with Crohn's disease found to be safe

Potential new diagnostic marker for ulcerative colitis discovered

Potential new diagnostic marker for ulcerative colitis discovered

Research lays the groundwork to better understand and treat Crohn's disease

Research lays the groundwork to better understand and treat Crohn's disease

Growth factor can powerfully counter the harmful effects of inflammatory bowel disease

Growth factor can powerfully counter the harmful effects of inflammatory bowel disease

Hospitalization risk high for IBD patients with incomplete COVID-19 vaccinations

Hospitalization risk high for IBD patients with incomplete COVID-19 vaccinations

Research may lead to new treatment options for Crohn's disease patients

Research may lead to new treatment options for Crohn's disease patients

Medical marijuana users brace for shortages as Montana’s recreational market opens

Medical marijuana users brace for shortages as Montana’s recreational market opens