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Crohn's Disease News
February 26, 2017

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February 26, 2017

Inflammatory Disease Trigger Revealed

Feb. 22, 2017 — Scientists have revealed a potent inflammatory molecule released by dying cells triggers inflammation during necroptosis, a recently described form of cell death linked to inflammatory disease. The ... read more

Identification of Autophagy-Dependent Secretion Machinery

Jan. 10, 2017 — A group of researchers identified a molecular machinery by which autophagy mediates secretion. These results underscore an important role of autophagy other than degradation, and will bring us to ... read more

Novel Diet Therapy Helps Children With Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Reach Remission

Dec. 28, 2016 — Pediatric patients with active Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can reach remission with diet ... read more

Newly Discovered Bacteria-Binding Protein in the Intestine

Dec. 8, 2016 — Deficiency in a certain protein in the gastrointestinal tract has been shown to lead to both inflammation and abdominal fat accumulation in mice. The discovery provides yet another piece of the ... read more

New Tool Uses UV Light to Control Inflammation

Dec. 2, 2016 — Researchers have developed a chemical tool to control inflammation that is activated by ultraviolet (UV) ... read more

Arthritis Drug Significantly Effective in Treating Crohn's Disease, Study Finds

Nov. 17, 2016 — Ustekinumab, a human antibody used to treat arthritis, significantly induces response and remission in patients with moderate to severe Crohn's disease, researchers have shown ... read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs: Direct Switch Has a Beneficial Effect

Nov. 15, 2016 — For the first time, a multicentre study has compared the action of two rheumatoid arthritis drugs from the same class. The study established that the two TNF inhibitors investigated are equally ... read more

Nov. 11, 2016 — Mice infected with the common gut parasite Tritrichomonas muris are at an increased risk of developing inflammatory colitis, new research shows. These findings expand the type of gut-resident ... read more

New Therapeutic Target for Crohn's Disease

Sep. 20, 2016 — A promising new target for future drugs to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been uncovered by researchers. The study also indicates that another protein, protein kinase C (PKC) ?/?, may ... read more

New Hope for New Crohn's Disease Treatment

Sep. 2, 2016 — Scientists have made a discovery that could potentially lead to treatments for a debilitating complication of Crohn's ... read more

Smokers More Prone to Bowel Condition Relapses, Study Suggests

Aug. 30, 2016 — Smoking is strongly linked to relapse of a serious bowel condition, research has confirmed. People with Crohn's disease are more likely to experience a recurrence after surgery if they continue ... read more

New Class of Molecules Play Key Role in Influencing the Immune System

Aug. 24, 2016 — Investigators report that resolvins and maresins, molecules produced in the body naturally from certain omega-3 fatty acids, regulate subsets of white blood cells that play a central role in ... read more

New Research Shows Impact of Crohn's Disease on Brain Function

Aug. 24, 2016 — Crohn's disease sufferers experience slower response times than matched individuals that do not have the disease, new research ... read more

Research Opens Up New Treatment Route for Inflammatory Rheumatism

Aug. 23, 2016 — Enthesitis, inflammation of tendons where they attach to the bone, is a common medical problem which underlies various forms of inflammatory rheumatism. Although around 1 percent of the population is ... read more

Aug. 22, 2016 — Researchers have discovered a rare and sometimes lethal inflammatory disease -- otulipenia -- that primarily affects young children. They have also identified anti-inflammatory treatments that ease ... read more

New Care Plan Improves Crohn’s Disease Complication Outcomes

Aug. 22, 2016 — The first published medical and surgical approach care plan for managing septic perianal Crohn’s disease, a serious complication that occurs in around 40 percent of Crohn’s disease patients has ... read more

'Generic' Biologic Drugs Appear Comparable to Brand-Name Counterparts

Aug. 1, 2016 — Generic forms of a biologic drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and psoriasis appear to be as safe and effective as their brand-name counterparts, a new analysis ... read more

How Tumor Necrosis Factor Protects Against Infection

July 11, 2016 — Tumor necrosis factor (TNF), a messenger substance in the immune system, plays an important role in triggering chronic inflammatory diseases. For this reason, TNF inhibitors are a standard form of ... read more

Immunotherapy Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis

July 10, 2016 — Immunotherapy reduces cardiovascular risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research. The combination of two extra-low dose anticytokine drugs reduced rheumatoid arthritis ... read more

Research Brings New Understanding of Chronic Inflammatory Disease

July 6, 2016 — New light has been shed on the way cells tune in to different inflammatory signals to understand what is happening in the body, report life ... read more

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