Tag: Crohn’s disease

Biomarker, Innovation

Crohn’s disease patients have specific IgG antibodies to human bacterial flagellins

May 5, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Last year, Charles O. Elson, M.D., demonstrated a potential preventive treatment for Crohn’s disease, a form of inflammatory bowel disease. He used a mouse model that included immune-reactive T cells from patients with Crohn’s disease in a flagellin peptide-specific immunotherapy. […]

News, Regulatory

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

August 12, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The first call in early April was from the testing center, informing the nurse she was positive for COVID-19 and should quarantine for two weeks. The second call, less than 20 minutes later, was from her employer, as the hospital […]

Innovation, Research

Study unravels molecular mechanism behind autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

March 17, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A study by the research team of Prof. Geert van Loo (VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research) has unraveled a critical molecular mechanism behind autoimmune and inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, and psoriasis. They discovered how the protein […]

Biomarker, Innovation

IBD: Blood test could help predict severity, improve treatment

May 10, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the term that doctors use to describe chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1.3% of adults in the United States have IBD. Types of IBD […]

Innovation, Research

Immune system vs. gut bacteria: How vitamin A ‘keeps the peace’

January 3, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The gut bacteria are known to play a crucial role in keeping us healthy. Research has shown that the trillions of friendly microorganisms hosted by our guts can keep us lean, young, and healthy — both in body and mind. […]

Innovation, Med Tech

New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn’s Disease

April 17, 2017

Via: MedlinePlus Health News

Fewer Americans with Crohn’s disease are ending up in the hospital than in the past, according to a new federal study. Crohn’s is a chronic inflammatory bowel disorder that often leads to surgery for most with the disease. Hospitalization rates […]

Biomarker, Innovation

New biomarkers may help in diagnosis and management of Crohn’s disease

March 9, 2017

Via: The Medical News

The diagnosis, understanding and management of Crohn’s disease may have just received a helping hand from a joint ASU Biodesign Institute and Mayo Clinic study aimed at developing a better blood test for the disease. The study, led by Biodesign […]