crohns disease

Biomarker Combinations Improved IBD

Researchers determined that shortcomings in current methods to analyze inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and the potential for inaccurate conclusions regarding extent of inflammation in Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) can be overcome by using several biomarker mechanisms simultaneously.


Common Antibiotics Could Be Linked to Crohns Disease

Researchers found an association between Crohn's disease & antibiotics. Yet, nobody knows what causes Crohns Disease-a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

The drug metronidazole and a class of antimicrobials known as quinolones were related to new onset of IBD among a large number of patients who had taken the drugs.


Women with Psoriatic Arthritis, Psoriasis more likely to Develop Crohn’s Disease

According to recent results, the risk for incident Crohn’s disease was heightened among women with psoriasis, particularly those with concomitant psoriatic arthritis.

Researchers evaluated data from 174,476 women enrolled in the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS; n=78,211, assessed from 1996 to 2008) and NHS II (n=96,265, from 1991 to 2007).

Psoriasis more likely to Develop Crohn’s Disease


Suggested Vitamin Supplements for Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease Health Center  

If you have Crohn's disease, good nutrition is crucial so you can stay as healthy as possible. Unfortunately, the disease -- as well as treatments for it -- can make it much harder to get enough of the vitamins and minerals you need.
Doctors often recommend vitamins for Crohn's disease to work around this problem. Whether you need Crohn's disease vitamins -- and which ones -- depends on your case and the your medical treatments.  


How Important is Fish Oil for Crohn's Disease?

How Essential Is Fish Oil For Crohn's Disease?
By Lisa Maria

The importance of fish oil for Crohn's disease cannot be stressed enough. Recent studies have shown how fish oil contains certain fatty acids that are beneficial for patients that suffer from digestive disorders. Fish oil can reduce the swelling as it has natural anti-inflammatory properties.

The cause of Crohn's disease is still unknown.


Crohns Disease Research from Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Canada

Research provides new hope for those suffering from Crohn's disease March 21, 2012 in Inflammatory disorders. 

Researchers from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) and the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine



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