Crohn's Disease

Oral contraceptives increase surgery risk for women with Crohn disease

Oral contraceptives increase surgery risk for women with Crohn disease

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Women with Crohn disease who use oral contraceptives for more than 1 year have an increased risk of surgery.

FDA approves Inflectra biosimilar for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis

FDA approves Inflectra biosimilar for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis

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The biosimilar has also been approved for Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and ankylosing spondylitis.

Benefit of fiber intake not equal in IBD patients

Benefit of fiber intake not equal in IBD patients

Patients with Crohn disease who ate high-fiber foods were 40% less likely to have a disease flare.

Crohn disease: diagnosis and treatment

Crohn disease: diagnosis and treatment

A condition prone to recurrence, Crohn disease has a complicated presentation and pathophysiology, but multiple treatment options are available.

Non-TNF blocker for colitis, Crohn disease

Non-TNF blocker for colitis, Crohn disease

Entyvio can be used to treat ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease in adults who did not have success with other treatments.

Asthma, COPD linked with more inflammatory bowel disease

Asthma, COPD linked with more inflammatory bowel disease

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People with airway diseases are more likely to have inflammatory bowel disease.

Vedolizumab approved to treat ulcerative colitis, Crohn disease

Vedolizumab approved to treat ulcerative colitis, Crohn disease

The FDA has approved vedolizumab for patients with inadequate response to conventional therapies.

Help for kids with new Crohn's disease

Help for kids with new Crohn's disease

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Early monotherapy with such anti-TNF-alpha agents as infliximabor and adalimumab may produce better overall clinical and growth outcomes.

High fiber intake reduces Crohn's disease risk

High fiber intake reduces Crohn's disease risk

Greatest reductions observed for fiber derived from fruits.

Thalidomide improves Crohn's remission in kids

Thalidomide improves Crohn's remission in kids

Once-daily thalidomide improved clinical remission at eight weeks for children with refractory Crohn's disease

Adalimumab effective for pediatric Crohn's disease

Adalimumab effective for pediatric Crohn's disease

Adalimumab induction and maintenance was shown to be safe and effective for children with moderate-to-severe Crohn's.

Choosing the best inflammation marker

Which serologic measure of inflammation is the most cost-effective and reliable when monitoring inflammatory disease?

Shortness of breath and chest pain worsened by fruits and vegetables

Shortness of breath and chest pain worsened by fruits and vegetables

What first appeared to be infectious esophagitis ended up being a lifelong diagnosis for a young woman.

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