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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Treatment with a cannabinoid prevented the development of colon cancers in mice

Treatment with a cannabinoid prevented the development of colon cancers in mice

Supplements of Human Milk Oligosaccharides may help improve gut health in adults

Supplements of Human Milk Oligosaccharides may help improve gut health in adults

Study shows lack knowledge about colonoscopy among high-risk patients

Study shows lack knowledge about colonoscopy among high-risk patients

Scientists discover tissue reparative role for a rare immune cell type in the gut

Scientists discover tissue reparative role for a rare immune cell type in the gut

Inflammatory protein produced by mast cells contributes to fibrosis in gastric cancer

Inflammatory protein produced by mast cells contributes to fibrosis in gastric cancer

Doctors with disabilities call for a paradigm shift to make medical education, profession more inclusive

Doctors with disabilities call for a paradigm shift to make medical education, profession more inclusive

Reelin inhibition may be effective for treating multiple sclerosis

Reelin inhibition may be effective for treating multiple sclerosis

Nurses and doctors sick with COVID feel pressured to get back to work

Nurses and doctors sick with COVID feel pressured to get back to work

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