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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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

Immunosuppressive therapy does not increase risk of vulvar or vaginal cancer in women with IBD

Immunosuppressive therapy does not increase risk of vulvar or vaginal cancer in women with IBD

Aging and competition for nutrients determine changes in gut bacteria

Aging and competition for nutrients determine changes in gut bacteria

Inhibiting specific protein could make radiation therapy for colon cancer more effective

Inhibiting specific protein could make radiation therapy for colon cancer more effective

Visceral fat gives signal to the brain that damages cognition

Visceral fat gives signal to the brain that damages cognition

New discovery will change our understanding of bile production

New discovery will change our understanding of bile production

Ulcerative colitis and a missing microbe in the gut

Ulcerative colitis and a missing microbe in the gut

Georgia State researcher receives $1.67 million federal grant to study gut immunity

Georgia State researcher receives $1.67 million federal grant to study gut immunity

Study reveals how the gut's protective mechanisms ramp up with food intake

Study reveals how the gut's protective mechanisms ramp up with food intake

Study advances the understanding of capillary regression

Study advances the understanding of capillary regression

Study sheds light on mechanisms that underlie a rare genetic condition

Study sheds light on mechanisms that underlie a rare genetic condition

Study reveals new mechanism involved in the pathogenesis of IBD

Study reveals new mechanism involved in the pathogenesis of IBD

Bile acids could also play a role in immunity and inflammation

Bile acids could also play a role in immunity and inflammation

Links between most human diseases and genetics are shaky at best

Links between most human diseases and genetics are shaky at best

Gastroesophageal reflux disease may affect nearly a third of U.S. adults every week

Gastroesophageal reflux disease may affect nearly a third of U.S. adults every week

Study: Blocking IL1α protein decreases severity of inflammation in Crohn's disease

Study: Blocking IL1α protein decreases severity of inflammation in Crohn's disease

Scientists develop an approach to vaccinate against gut inflammation

Scientists develop an approach to vaccinate against gut inflammation